Tag Archive for: Music


Music: An Experience for All Thanks to this New Technology

Music is powerful.  Music awakens emotions and feelings within our bodies.  But, if you cannot hear, how can you feel this powerful experience?  A new and innovative technology, The Sound Shirt, has transformed what most experience with the sense of sound into one that uses the sense of touch for those who are deaf.  Learn more about this amazing new technology in the following video:


Do You Listen to Music While You Work?

Music at work… a distraction or a helpful part of your working environment?  The following article care of Inc Magazine discusses the science behind how music affects the brain and provides insight into the best times to play some tunes, and the circumstances where a quiet environment is more beneficial.

Inc Magazine:  What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (It’s Pretty Amazing)

We want to hear from you… do you listen to music while you work?  And… do you find it helpful or distracting? 


The Gifts of Music

Studies show that playing a musical instrument, at any skill level, can benefit your health in many ways including:  lowered stress, increased concentration, heightened math and reading skills, and more.  However, access to musical instruments can be difficult based on cost and availability.

Learn how one man’s legacy is inspiring instrument lending libraries across Canada aimed at helping others gain access to this excellent and healthy hobby.

The Globe and Mail:  Instrument-lending programs spreading at libraries across Canada