Why make music?
Latest addition: Cup Song by 7-year-old
1. Experience the joy and rapture of being alive!
Cup Song by 7-year-old, Recycled Orchestra from Trash. Guitars in the Classroom. In the car. "Don't fake it, feel it". The Really Terrible Orchestra. Little Sally Walker. In hospital. China's Got Talent. Britain's Got Talent. Korea's Got Talent. Say Ladeo. 5 Piano Guys. Athlete musicians. Oscars 2011. Ah-ha!. Detroit Body Music. El Sistema. El Sistema USA. 13,500 singing! & response & highlights. Haiti. President Obama. 5th graders. Rock band. Boys don't sing. Prison songbirds. LA HS. Wizard of Oz. Bobby McFerrin. Crayola. Virtual choir. Eric Whitacker. Cloudburst. Improv. Bus driver. Bus driver-2. Friends. Adult band. Aspiring opera singers. PlayingforChange. Six-hands. Total Eclipse of the Heart. Adult beginners. The Great Whistle-off. Barbershop. Follow your passion. Singing in the Rain. Techno-playing. Singing Valentines.
2. Activate your brain
Mike Huckabee. Newborn babies. Your Brain on Improv. Neuroscientist Nina Kraus. Neurologist Adele Diamond. Neurologist Aniruddh Patel. Brain Opera/Guitar Hero. Brain development & therapy. Brain & achievement. Music and emotion in the brain. Music therapy.
3. Heal yourself
Gabby Giffords re-learns speech. Gabby Giffords2. Music as therapy. Music reactivates a brain. Singing after double lung transplant. The Choir with No Name. Dr. Oz & heart surgery patients. Singing activates speech in stroke patient. Singing for the brain--dementia. Stroke patient relearns how to talk. About stroke & singing. Brain injury miracle. Alzheimer's. Ipods for Alzheimer's. Parkinson's. Singing Yoga. Mental health. Music has Power. Music making for healing. Drumming. Frequencies. Sound healing. Tuning fork healing. Autism and music making.
4. Boost vitality, health, and longevity
96-year-old grandma. Over 90 and loving it. At 99-oldest Barbershop singer. A "Man Band". The Dancing Heart. Britain's Got Talent. Young@Heart. Harmonica Man. Mayo Clinic. Songbird seniors. Nurse anesthesiologists. Sing for Your Life. Wellness. 93-yr-old conductor. Odetta - Music Has Power Awards. Kirtan chanting.
5. Develop your musical intelligence
Poems with toddlers. Dudamel: Let the Children Play. Down, Down, Baby. Baby singing with mom. Baby singing with dad. Baby matching pitch. Singing with your baby. Body Music. 3-yr-old conductor. Minnesota Twins. Hey, Jude. Playground games. Native American. Norwegian Saami yoiking. Sacred harp singing. Polynesian. Kenyan children. Australian aboriginal song. Tuvan throat singing. How-to sing with Bobby McFerrin. Kids composing. Singing as a career. Amusia.
6. It's your right
MusicCorps. England's Sing Up. More Sing Up. First American school based on singing? Sidney Lanier School. Music Saves Venezuela's Children. 6th grade boys (watch to the end). All cultures.5th Grade. PS22 Chorus. Patrick Henry Hughes.Wild Things Band. Drumline. National Anthem singer. Why music instruction for every child in schools ? .
7. Keep spirit alive
Tibet in Song. Gospel for Teens. The Rap Doc. New Afghan music schools teach orphans. They Played for Their Lives. Songs of Defiance. Get Up, Stand Up. President Obama. We Shall Overcome history, song, Pete Seeger's 90th birthday, and BP Oil Protest Song.The Singing Revolution. Public protest.Education Protest.
8. Be a human
Animals cannot create music,
but they do respond to it.
Through a Dog's Ear. Bedtime for Puppies. Snowball, a cockatoo. Groucho, a parrot. Music and human evolution. Jazz for cows.
9. Strengthen community
Venezuela. Latvia. Chinese music in the park. Sing-alongs. 20 pianos in the streets. Young women. Elders' Wisdom: Children’s Song. U.S.A. national anthem. Canada's national anthem. Greek hockey team. Chorus. Folk songs teach history.
10. Raise reading and math achievement
Brain research. TUNEin to READING and student testimonials. Minneapolis News. Education through Music. A Case for Music Education.
Contact: Ann Kay, Director
Center for Lifelong Music Making