THE POWER OF PERFORMANCE

By Benjamin Wolaver

Performing is powerful. It can redefine the horizon of a young musician - giving them a new reference point for their life. When anyone “stands and delivers” on a stage, they experience 3 things:

First, they gain a sense of worth. Just standing in the spotlight of an empty concert hall can give someone this feeling of value. It’s why American Idol or The Voice are hit shows - we want to be recognized. At the same time many of us feel shame or fear when we stand on a stage - there is an element of risk that comes from pursuing excellence. There is always the possibility of failure. 

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Alexander W.
QUEEN IN THE PALACES OF LEARNING

by Robin Wolaver and Benjamin Wolaver

If I sat as Queen in the palaces of learning, all children would study music as a first priority. 

That’s not because every student is going to become a professional musician but because the study of music builds and coordinates the body and the brain, optimizing and readying a child for greater success in all educational endeavors.

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Alexander W.