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Earlier this month, we shared our Thanksgiving playlist with you. But today, we came across this new playlist put together by Time Out, with a whole different spin: giving thanks! As you know, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what makes us feel grateful, which is precisely what each of these “oldie but goodie” Thanksgiving songs will help you do.  —– Wednesday, November 24th  So in a quest to provide the perfect playlist for your big feast, Time Out, […]
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Like a spellchecker or photo editing software can save us from our mistakes, the audio program Auto-Tune can correct a singer’s wrong notes and wavering pitch. —– Friday, November 19th  Although the program is best known for the robotic vocal style that has dominated pop radio in recent years, Auto-Tune is widely used in the studio and at concerts to make artists’ sound pitch-perfect. But, the beauty of this software is that artists don’t have to sing, take after take, […]
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There is an unlimited amount of music genres in today’s world. But we can pin down the top ten genres by music album consumption in the United States in 2020. —  November 4th, 2021 1. Hip Hop/Rap  Rap has ruled the last 10 years of music. It seems an unstoppable force, with hip hop becoming the most popular genre in the country with 12.01% of album consumption.  2. Techno  Techno has also been a dominant genre of music in the […]
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Choosing a Halloween costume is like choosing a new identity! For one spooky night you get to dress up and be whoever you want. And what’s more fun than pretending to be a rockstar musician? Beyoncé, Britney Spears, or Justin Bieber are all great ideas. But going back in time can be really exciting too — especially when it comes to paying homage to an iconic singer.  —  October 25th, 2021 Today we want to share 10 iconic musicians you should dress as […]
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There’s a reason mothers softly sing to their babies, and it’s not because their grandmother told them to. It’s because they work! Yes, lullabies are scientifically proven to work. But, have you stopped to wonder why? In this post, we’ll shed some light on the subject! —  October 15th, 2021 A new study by Marieve Corbeil, a doctoral candidate at Université de Montréal, has confirmed something parents and caretakers have known intuitively for thousands of years: lullabies are the best way […]
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Music is a powerful thing. When we feel anxious or fearful, music can help bring about a sense of calmness and relaxation. Music’s ability to reduce anxiety and fear can be a helpful tool in our everyday lives. Here, we’ll learn how!  — September 22nd, 2021 There are many ways in which we can harness the soothing power of music. For example, consider the soothing effects of the music played in a spa or a restorative yoga class. In those […]
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Studies show that some of the most successful people in all walks of life are musicians or former musicians. But why are there so many artists at the top of so many industries? Is it just a coincidence, or can there be a co-relation? The truth is, there are many success tips we can learn from artists and musicians and apply to our everyday life. — September 14th, 2021 Below are some of the best success tips from musicians that […]
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It is no secret that music has the power to make us feel. Whether it is laughing, cry, reminiscing, or even relaxing, since we can remember, music has evoked emotions. And the same applies to moods! Music has been known to affect mood — joy, annoyance, and everything in between. However, the question is not “if,” but “why” music makes us feel.   Thankfully, a lot has been said about this topic, so keep on reading! — September 9th, 2021 Music enthusiasts, scientists, […]
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Studies suggest that listening to classical music can improve your hearing, spatial reasoning skills, and even general intelligence. But is there any truth in the ‘Mozart Effect’? And can it make your baby smarter? Below, we’ll share different views based on scientific studies.  — August 2nd, 2021 First things first, what is the ‘Mozart Effect’? The ‘Mozart Effect’ was first reported in 1993 by scientists at the University of California, who asked individuals to listen to Mozart’s sonata for two […]
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Learning to play the drums is no easy task. It is one of the musical instruments that require more discipline, commitment, and overall patience. The truth is, there are no shortcuts if you want to become an exceptional drummer! Nevertheless, specific tips of what (and how) you should practice can go a long way.   — July 29th, 2021 Today we want to share some very effective ways to practice and learn to play drums, as explained by Marc Dicciani, a […]
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Does music therapy simply consist of music used therapeutically? The short answer is no. This article will explain what music therapy truly entails and go over the different types and most common methods.  — June 28th, 2021 Throughout the years, there have been many different definitions attributed to music therapy. One of the most widely accepted was rendered by professor Kenneth E. Bruscia who defined it as ‘an interpersonal process in which the therapist uses music and all of its […]
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Every decade represents a shift in the music industry. And if there is one thing that 2020 taught us about the future of music in the digital age: nothing is set in stone. So, here we will look at the most common and foreseeable trends for this second half of the year.  — June 25th, 2021 1. Social Media Livestreams  Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and other streaming, social media channels allow millions of people to come together digitally. Advances in social […]
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Buying the most affordable keyboard is not be the best idea, even if you’re a beginner. This article takes a close look at the digital piano market to help you select the best digital piano to get you started — all within $500 or less!  — Junes 17th, 2021 You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on an acoustic piano and keep up with all the maintenance costs that come with it. Today, digital pianos come pretty close to recreating the […]
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Learning to improvise is a long-term mission that will push you to your musical limits! You’ll need to be armed with some tips, hacks, and strategies to make sure you are continually improving.  — June 8th, 2021 Know the basics Before you can make use of any tactical tips, you need to have covered the basics. There is no point in learning shortcuts and accelerators if you do not have the fundamentals.  Begin with learning the basics of improvisation and […]
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Auditory stimulation and language development are closely related. Hearing is a window that enables you to stimulate your baby’s speech development in many ways. Listening to music is one of them. The same goes for encouraging children to learn to identify sounds, sing songs, and participate in activities. — May 28th, 2021 Many scientific studies indicate that music undeniably stimulates children positively. One study, in particular, conducted by the department of psychology at the University of Wisconsin (USA), concluded that […]
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I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one!

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments.…

Julia, age 8

2016-10-06T01:13:27-07:00

Julia, age 8

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments. It’s really fun when Marcos does the bass clef with the left hand and I get to make up my own song that goes with it for a warm up. It’s fun because I get to make up my own songs. I love the sound of the piano!

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also…

Mikey, age 12

2016-10-06T01:19:06-07:00

Mikey, age 12

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also love that he is compassionate and lets us progress at our own pace. Marcos knows EVERYTHING about instruments, and I’m glad he can share some of it with me. I’m glad that I get to learn how to read, write, and play music for the guitar. It is a lot of fun when Marcos and I play the guitar together!

I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and…

- Angie, parent

2016-10-06T01:20:25-07:00

- Angie, parent

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and come home eager to practice their new pieces. I especially love that he teaches them to compose their own pieces and inspires their musical creativity. Marcos is always positive and encouraging with my children, and he has a knack for bringing out their best. I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

123 Rock studio is an inspiring place to make music

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students…

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

2016-10-06T01:21:23-07:00

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students to study music that appeals to them. By attending to the interests of each student, Marcos is a master at nurturing student engagement. Our son, Jackson, has been taking lessons for over two years. Jackson is proud of his accomplishments at the piano and he enjoys the time he spends with his teacher. Both Marcos and Isabel are warm and […]
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