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Discover how melodies, rhythms, and vibrations can promote well-being, reduce stress, and enhance cognitive function. Experience the transformative effects of this captivating union between music and wellness as you embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing through the power of sound. — Tuesday, April 9th In our modern world, characterized by relentless stress and persistent anxiety, the pursuit of tranquility has become increasingly vital. Amidst the chaos, one often overlooked yet profoundly effective tool for enhancing wellness is music. […]
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Have you ever wondered what the influence of music is on dogs? Discover music’s profound impact on dogs by exploring the fascinating auditory world of our furry friends. Delve into how music affects their behavior, mood, and well-being here. – Friday, April 5th  Dogs, often referred to as man’s best friend, share a unique bond with humans that goes beyond language and culture. Their remarkable sensitivity to sound makes them receptive to the impact of music on their behavior and […]
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In video games, where visuals often take center stage, it’s easy to overlook music’s profound impact. However, delve a little deeper, and you’ll discover that music is not merely background noise but a crucial element that can elevate gameplay experiences to new heights.  — Tuesday, March 12th From setting the mood to enhancing immersion, the role of music in video games is as diverse as it is influential. In video games, where visuals often take center stage, it’s easy to […]
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Friday, March 8th In recent years, there has been growing interest in the therapeutic potential of music, particularly in its ability to enhance the well-being of aging adults. Research indicates that music can have profound effects on various aspects of physical, cognitive, and emotional health, making it a valuable tool in promoting the overall wellness of older individuals. Physical Benefits: Studies have shown that engaging with music can have positive effects on physical health in aging adults. For example, rhythmic […]
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Are you just starting with the violin? It’s crucial as a beginner to establish a solid foundation upon which to build your skills. Beginning with the violin can feel daunting, and it’s best to take your time learning. Below, we outline three fundamental violin techniques that beginners should master before delving into more advanced concepts. — Thursday, February 15th  Playing the violin is a journey filled with challenges and rewards, and mastering various techniques is essential for becoming a proficient […]
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Even though they are often associated with piano or bells, most Christmas songs can be easily adapted to acoustic guitar with just a few chords; this is especially true for Christmas carols and popular holiday favorites. This list will focus on beginner-friendly songs for guitar players.  — Thursday, November 30th  1. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas 2. Joy To The World 3. We Three Kings 4. Jingle Bells Rock 5. Frosty The Snowman  6. Rocking Around The […]
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This guide provides a comprehensive overview of what you need to know before purchasing your first piano. It covers essential factors to consider and explores the different types of pianos available. By the end, you’ll have all the information necessary to choose the perfect piano for your needs and preferences. — Tuesday, November 14th  Things to Consider When Buying Your First Piano Before purchasing your dream piano, it’s important to consider a few factors that will help you make the […]
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As a pianist or keyboard player, you can understand the importance of preserving your instrument’s immaculate state. Consistent cleaning of your piano keys enhances its durability and promotes peak performance. — Tuesday, September 12th Keeping piano keys clean is crucial for numerous reasons. Regular cleaning preserves their aesthetic appeal and removes accumulated dirt, oils, and grime, restoring their original appearance. Hygiene is another major factor, as frequently touched and often shared piano keys can become a breeding ground for bacteria, […]
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At 123 Rock, we bring you fun and easy-to-follow Chord Charts with Lyrics as well as sheet music to some of your favorite songs. These accurate chord charts will help you play your favorite songs and help you get familiar with chord changes in different keys. These chords can be used for Guitar, Piano, Bass, Ukelele, or any other instrument of your choice. We strongly suggest that you practice playing along to the original track and practicing it on your […]
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Researchers suggest that the secret to unlocking the benefits of music is found in the brain’s handling of sound, the fundamental element of music, speech, and, surprisingly, reading.  The noises we perceive enter our auditory system through a sophisticated ‘auditory pathway.’ This pathway is strongly linked with brain regions responsible for our movement, cognitive processes, language, knowledge, and focus. — Monday, July 10th  In her book ‘Of Sound Mind,’ Nina Kraus explores the deep connection between sound and the brain, […]
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Guitar strings are essential for playing the instrument. Still, they should not be neglected — not cleaning them regularly can lead to more significant issues, like corrosion and poor sound quality. Fortunately, keeping them in good shape is easy! This post will explain everything you need to know about cleaning your guitar strings. — Tuesday, April 11th  How to Clean Your Guitar Strings at Home If you don’t have access to top-notch products at home, then don’t worry. For example, cleaning your […]
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To become a great improviser, you need to unleash your inner musical instinct and then learn to control it. Learning to improvise is a long-term mission; you’ll need to be armed with some tips, tricks, and strategies to help you continually improve. — Thursday, August 22nd Today we’ll share three essential tips for developing your skills as an improvising musician: Know the basics Before you can make use of tactical advice, you need to have covered the basics. Hence, you […]
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Ready to find out what songs are trending on TikTok? According to recent research done by  Bystesights, the following 10 songs are all the craze right now! — Thursday, July 14th 1. About Damn Time – Lizzo Spurring a viral dance challenge, the newest track from American singer Lizzo is one of the fastest-growing sounds this summer.  2. As It Was – Harry Styles Ex-One Directioner Harry Styles dropped his latest single, As It Was lately, and safe to say, it’s a bop. It includes a […]
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If you want to learn to play guitar, you might not know where to start. Your mind may be brimming with questions, and it can feel intimidating. You might also wonder if you’ll be good at guitar. Unfortunately, in some instances, new players don’t always give themselves enough time to learn the basics and unfairly put a lot of pressure on themselves to “get good” right off the start. Relax! Learning to play guitar should be a fun experience more […]
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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means you’re probably looking for a sweet way to show your mom a little extra love. Whether you’re looking for a playlist for Mother’s Day brunch or need some inspiration for your card, we’ve got you covered! Here, are a number of popular hits dedicated to moms.  — Friday, May 6th  “The Best Day” by Taylor Swift  “Mother” by Kacey Musgraves  “The Wish” by Bruce Springsteen  “Mama’s Song” by Carrie Underwood  “Mama […]
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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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