Archive for March, 2016

Save $100 Pair On Yamaha DBR15 Powered Speakers

Yamaha DBR Speaker Rebate

Yamaha is offering up to $100 rebate on their DBR Powered Speakers. The offer runs through April, 2016.  Save $25 on  DBR10, $50 on DBR12 and DBR15, per speaker.

The Yamaha DBR Series delivers powerful, high-quality sound in an easy to use package. Whether you’re powering your band’s live performance, DJ-ing a party, or MC-ing an event,  the DBR Series powered speakers can take your performance to the next level.

March is Music In Our Schools Month!

MusicInOurSchools

March is the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. It’s MUSIC  IN  OUR  SCHOOLS  MONTH !

Why Play Music?

  • It’s fun! Playing and learning music benefits people of all ages.
  • Infants recognize the melody of a song long before they understand the words
  • Research reveals strong connections between rhythm skills and pre-reading abilities in toddlers
  • Regardless of socioeconomic status or school district, students (3rd graders) who participate in high-quality music programs score higher on reading and spelling tests
  • Students in all regions with lower-quality instrumental programs scored higher in English and mathematics than students who had no music at all
  • Music education improves average SAT scores
  • In the past, secondary students who participated in a music group at school reported the lowest lifetime and current use of all substances (tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs)
  • Musicians are found to have superior working memory compared to non-musicians
  • Music stimulate parts of the brain, and studies have demonstrated that music enhances the memory of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients
  • Playing an instrument as a kid leads to a sharper mind in old age
  • Cognitive and neural benefits of musical experience continue throughout the lifespan, and counteract some of the negative effects of aging

Source: NAMM Foundation