How Music Affects Children

I recently came across a fantastic BBC Magazine article called “A Point of View: Why it’s time to turn the music off“. This editorial, written by writer and philosopher Roger Scruton, bemoans the fact that we as a society have used and abused music to the point of idolatry. Although Mr. Scruton did not specifically […]

Music and the Spirit

Dear readers, Today’s article is about Music and the Spirit. It is written for musicians but music lovers will also very much appreciate the points below. Have you ever listened to a piece of music and had chills run down your spine? I’m not talking about the bad kind of chills you get from being […]

Maestro Musicians on Jordan Rich

Dear readers, Please find our Israeli Classical Music Concert announcement featured on the Jordan Rich Show below! You can listen to his show on WBZ 1030 AM. He can be heard Friday and Saturday nights from 12 AM – 5 AM in 38 states! Or, if you are not sure you’ll get the station, you can […]

Maestro Musicians on Books and Beyond!

On August 13, 2015, Ellen Myers of the Newton Library’s series “Books and Beyond” interviewed Daniel Broniatowski and Sergey Khanukaev about Jewish music and their upcoming concert of Israeli Classical Music on September 24. The roughly 30 minute segment concluded with a performance of Ernest Bloch’s Nigun from the Baal Shem Suite.  The interview is being shown throughout […]

Music Tells the Story

This week we are hosting a blog by guest-contributor Ayala Asherov. Ayala is a singer/songwriter and composer from Israel, now living in Charleston, SC. I believe that her program, “Music Tells the Story” is of great interest to you, our readers, because her philosophy resonates very strongly with our own mission to foster creativity and […]

Learn About the Violin?

Are you considering Violin Lessons in the Boston area? The violin is an instrument that is versatile, complex, and magical. This bowed stringed- instrument has been around since ancient times, but among the most famous of the more modern prototypes was invented by Antonio Stradivarius in 1644–1737 in Cremona, Italy. The violin is an instrument with four strings […]