Are we born loving music or is it something we learn? We might never know the true answer to this question, but this little girl sure looks like she was born with a fiery passion for music. Though she can’t sing with them yet, you have to see how she conducts her choir with a depth of feeling you wouldn’t normally see in such a small child! Read more
Sometimes, the most satisfying thing about hearing quotes from famous figures is realizing that a great mind shared the same thoughts and feelings as you. Geniuses, they’re just like us!
When it comes to music, many of history’s greats had a lot to say, so you’re bound to find that somebody incredible loved music just the way that you do. Share these quotes with your friends, paint them on your studio wall, slip them into a loved one’s instrument case, or write them in your journal. Just like your favorite songs, these great quotes about music are yours to live with! Read more
At 110, Alice Herz Sommer was the world’s oldest living Holocaust survivor. In addition, she was an incredibly joyful person and an amazing example of triumph over adversity and horrifying circumstances. The thing that saved her life was also Alice’s biggest source of joy: music. Read more
Stuck in a rut? As a creative type, that feeling can be the worst. Whether you’re under deadline at work or just finding it difficult to keep up a hobby like playing an instrument, we’ve all been there. Especially for kids taking music lessons, providing alternate outlets for creativity can make a huge difference when motivation starts waning.
So what can you do to boost your creativity and get inspired? There are a lot of ideas out there to help – and for us San Diegans, we have opportunities practically everywhere we look.
One of the great wordsmiths of the 2010s, Drake, hath famously said, “we started at the bottom now we here.” But what about those days when you feel like you’re still at the bottom? You know, those days when nothing seems to go right and you feel like you can’t catch a break?
Sounds like what you need is a pep talk! One of our favorite pick-me-ups for creative types is this Ira Glass quote, set beautifully to video by Vimeo user frohlocke. Give yourself 2 minutes to watch this video and shake off your blues. Read more
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