Why Johnny Can’t Read Music


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Why do so many kids quit music early? Over 50 years ago Rudolph Flesch pointed out that the loss of phonics in the schoolroom meant Johnny couldn’t read. Since then smart parents and teachers have insisted on a comprehensive program … Continue reading

The IQ in Music – Do Music Lessons For Your Kids Make Them Smarter?


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Simply listening to classical music – the so-called ‘Mozart effect’ – does not make you smarter. I have presented the grounds for this conclusion elsewhere. In this article we take a look at the question, “Do music lessons make a … Continue reading