Sign ups for tutors and students for Panther Music Mentors have begun! In this program, high school musicians provide free music tutoring for elementary and beginning middle school students on instruments and voice. Register using the "Panther Music Mentors 2015: Summer Program" tab to the left now. Spots are very limited.
General Music Booster Meeting All Music Booster Members Welcome
Next Booster Meeting: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:00 PM in Faculty Dining Room
Music Boosters Community Service Program Meeting: May 14, 2015 2:45 PM in Faculty Dining Room
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We hope you will use our sponsors whenever possible! For more information on our sponsors: /sponsors.html
Middle School Musicians! Follow this link for details about Music Madness, the middle school enrichment program taught by Mr. Fred Steiner (PVPHS Music Director)!
Music Department Fundraisers
Music Booster Fundraiser
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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
Orchestra Spring Concert Advance Ticket information can be found here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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