Evelyn Glennie: How to truly listen

February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

We love sharing inspirational stories about exceptional people, and Evelyn Glennie is definitely one of the most inspiring and exceptional musicians we have come across. Having lost almost all her hearing at age 12, she didn’t let it stop her from pursuing her love of music. She is now one of the most renown percussionists and composers in the world. Watch her TED Talk and learn how you can truly [...]

Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

At Rhythm N’ Groove, we are all about the passion for education. We believe that age has nothing to do with ability, and we believe that we should never stop learning, no matter how old we are. We learn as we teach, and we rejoice when our students become the teacher! Adora Svitak was 12 years old when she gave this TED talk, in which she tells us there is so much we can learn from kids. They are our next generation, and they will be the ones to create the future. Let them soar as high as [...]

How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins

January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of our students shared this video with us, and we loved it so much, we just had to share it with all of you! We’ve always known that listening to music enhances brain function, but learning and playing music turns your brain into a super-brain! This video explains what goes on inside our brains when we listen to and play music. No wonder all our students and the musicians we know are so [...]

Song made up from the numbers in Pi

January 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is awesome! This person made up a song from using the numbers of pi – 3.141592… and so on, I am not a math genius or a musical genius, but I love how such beautiful music can be made out of math! It’s pretty simple, but so lovely in its simplicity. Take a listen to it, and share this if you like [...]