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Throughout history, music has not merely mirrored societal shifts—it has actively shaped them. From civil rights battles to environmental advocacy, melodies have served as rallying cries, uniting voices in protest, and echoing the aspirations of movements worldwide. Join us on a journey through pivotal moments where music became more than just artistry; it became a catalyst for social change.   — Thursday, July 18th    Civil Rights Movement (1950s-1960s):In the turbulent era of the Civil Rights Movement in the United […]
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Throughout history, certain albums have transcended mere musical collections to achieve iconic status, profoundly influencing artists, shaping entire genres, and captivating audiences worldwide. These albums stand as pillars of creativity and cultural significance, each leaving an indelible mark on the world of music. Join us on a journey through some of the greatest albums ever created, where we explore their enduring impact and celebrate the artistry that continues to resonate across generations. — Friday July 12th    1.The Beatles – […]
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Music and dreams have long been intertwined in the tapestry of human experience. From ancient civilizations to modern times, music has played a significant role in shaping our dreams and influencing our subconscious minds. In this blog, we delve into the captivating relationship between music and dreams, exploring how melodies, rhythms, and harmonies can evoke emotions, inspire creativity, and influence the content of our dreams.   –Wednesday, June 26th    Music as the Language of Dreams Music has a unique […]
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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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Music, with its captivating melodies and rhythmic beats, holds a profound influence on children’s development. From the soothing lullabies that calm infants to the playful tunes that spark creativity in toddlers, music plays a pivotal role in shaping various aspects of a child’s growth.  — Thursday, March 21st In this post, we delve into how music aids children’s development and why fostering a musical environment is crucial for their overall well-being. 1. Cognitive Development At the core of music’s impact […]
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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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Some students naturally grasp rhythm in music class, while others find it challenging to make sense of notes. Is having a knack for music something you’re born with, or can you learn it?  — Tuesday, February 20th  Scientists are still figuring out how our ears work with music, but they’ve uncovered some interesting facts.  In scientific terms, having a “musical ear” is musical aptitude. A study by the University of Helsinki, Finland, examined the musical aptitude of 15 Finnish families, […]
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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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The music streaming and music artist platform industry is anticipated to achieve a projected market size of $35.10 billion by 2028, highlighting its substantial potential for growth. With ongoing evolution and competition within the industry, let’s delve into five thrilling predictions for what we can anticipate from music streaming services in 2024. — Monday, December 18th 1. Hyper-personalization  One major trend that has grown steadily in recent years is hyper-personalization on music streaming platforms. This trend is expected to become […]
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Despite the surge of upbeat pop music during the pandemic, there’s something oddly satisfying about playing a sad song and letting the waves of melancholy wash over you. This shared experience poses a fascinating question in the music world: Why do we find pleasure in listening to sad music? — Friday, November 10th  Throughout history, scholars have recognized music’s profound impact on the body and mind. Dating back to ancient times, the Greeks used music to treat illnesses and influence […]
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For beginner string musicians, learning to read music is essential alongside proper instrument technique and sound production. Music, like a language, is both written and read. Similar to visiting a foreign country without knowing the language, fully communicating with others in music requires the ability to read and write. Playing with others or exploring new musical styles becomes challenging without this skill. — Thursday, October 26th These tips will help you, whether you’re a beginner string musician or simply interested […]
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Learning a new musical instrument, be it your first or just the latest, takes time and dedication. The process can feel different for kids and adults, but don’t worry, being an adult doesn’t mean you can’t rock it, and starting young doesn’t guarantee you’ll be a maestro. What really counts is how consistent and committed you are to learning. Up next, we’ve got some handy strategies and tips to help you on your musical adventure. — Tuesday, October 10th   […]
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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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The renowned American musician Billy Joel once stated that music possesses healing qualities. He described it as a powerful and universal expression of humanity that transcends cultural boundaries, resonating with people from all walks of life.  This profound connection to music has spurred researchers worldwide to explore its therapeutic capabilities. — Friday, August 29th Music profoundly impacts our emotions, thanks to its deep connection with our brains and bodies. Studies have shown that listening to music can increase the production […]
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 Research from the University of Southern California reveals music’s positive impact on emotional well-being. Find out how music instills hope, develops skills, and strengthens connections to schools and communities.  — Friday, August 15th According to research conducted by the University of Southern California, music education can positively impact adolescents’ emotional well-being. The study surveyed 120 students from 52 middle schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District to explore the effects of music on positive youth development. The findings revealed 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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