General Music Booster Meeting All Music Booster Members Welcome
Next Booster Meeting: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7:30 PM after the 6:30 PM Jazz Band Parent Meeting in the Music Room All Welcome!
Music Boosters Community Service Program Meeting: November 13th 2:45 p.m. in Faculty Dining Room
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Music Department Fundraisers
Red Brick Pizza 1st Thursday of Every Month September through May All Day-just sign your name on the sheet saying you support Pen High Choir!
Upcoming Music Events
Interested in Jazz Improvisation?
Join the Jazz Angles in Long Beach for your chance in the "spot light". This group meets every Sunday afternoon/evening providing students the opportunity to learn improvisation in a nurturing, pressure free environment. For more details, contact Barry Cogert at email@example.com or go to their website at www.jazzangel.org. theJazzAngels 3258 E Willow St. Signal Hill, CA 90755 (562) 981-8410
Top 17 Ways Learning a Musical Instrument Gives you the Edge
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood, according to a new study.
Compared to people with no musical training, adults with one to five years of musical training as children had enhanced brain responses to complex sounds, making them more effective at pulling out the fundamental frequency of the sound signal, researchers at Northwestern University report. “Musical training as children makes better listeners later in life,” said Dr. Nina Kraus, a professor of neurobiology, physiology and communication sciences at Northwestern...the study suggests that short-term music lessons may enhance lifelong listening and learning.
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