Songwriting is a powerful community-building tool. Here’s how you can use it.

When working virtually, two things matter most: the team’s mental health and creating asense of community. These are critical components on their own, and have an addedbenefit of ensuring productivity. If you’re a team leader, or an entrepreneur, or are even looking to take initiative and make adifference to the environment you’re working in, consider […]

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5 reasons why you should learn percussion

Sometimes when people want to learn music, they don’t really have an idea of what they want to learn specifically – singing, a melodic instrument, percussion? While making the decision, it’s important to keep in mind what you like.  Do you like the idea of singing? Or has it always been your dream to play the […]

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So, you want to be a Bollywood singer…

That most commercial music in India stems from Bollywood is a fact. Bollywood music caught the nation’s attention, making people laugh and cry along with their favourite superstars. No one wondered why all the actors seemed to sing with the same voice. In fact, in the early days of cinema, most people didn’t even know […]

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Music as a teaching tool – expert tips for educators

For schools and educators to prepare students for the workplace of the future, it’s important to prioritise music. Learning music is not just an “extra” to abandon in favour of math or science. It goes hand-in-hand with students’ efforts to grow and succeed in the future, and music can be a powerful teaching tool.  Studies […]

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The best age for children to begin music classes

At what age should you start music classes for your child? Should you wait till they show some mild prowess before you register them for formal music classes? Or should you make the first effort and condition them to become musical? What is the easiest music instrument for a child to learn? Dr. Ambi Subramaniam […]

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