Fascinating article linking "musical engagement — and #drumming in particular — to well-being and human flourishing, which is linked to physical health and . . . #longevity . . ." #musiceducation #percussion https://bit.ly/3mLToqU
Looking forward to the new doc, "#OscarPeterson: Black + White". #MusicEducators should watch out for the DVD, which could serve as an important intro to both #jazz and a towering musician that all #musicstudents (make that "everyone") should know. https://bit.ly/2VLLJxi
How many hours a day do the world’s greatest #classicalmusicians practise? #musiced #PractiseMusic #ItzhakPerlman #YoYoMa #EvgenyKissin @classicfm http://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/how-many-hours-famous-classical-musicians-practise/
Toronto's iconic #MasseyHall will soon reopen, but this isn't its first reconstructive surgery since opening in 1894. I explored the story in 2005 for Massey Hall's Performance mag. https://stewarthoffmanmusic.com/?p=4497 #torontohistory #torontoarchitecture https://stewarthoffmanmusic.com/?p=4497
The rock group #Lighthouse and the #TorontoSymphonyOrchestra - with my dear friend Robin Engelman playing snare drum on the left - at #MasseyHall in 1970. Massey Hall, which opened on June 14, 1894, celebrates its 127th birthday today!
A fascinating article from Salon Magazine connecting "musical engagement — and drumming in particular — to well-being and human flourishing, which is linked to physical health and . . . longevity". bit.ly/3mLToqU... See MoreSee Less
"Oscar Peterson: Black + White" will be in theatres in Sept, but teacher's will want to want to keep an eye out for the DVD. Students should know the great musicians, and regularly hear - and be inspired by - great performances in the classroom. This doc - and others like it - should be in every classroom collection. ... See MoreSee Less
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