Blog

Vocal Development

Vocal development is a process that benefits both expressive speaking and singing. Children begin by exploring vocal sounds, such as sounds from the environment or animal sounds. Gradually, they learn to match and produce specific pitches. In Young Musician classes we introduce a rich and varied repertoire of songs, both for singing and for listening. We specifically choose some songs with a limit

Creative Movement with Patricia Reedy

Here at Myriad, we are of the mindset that learning never stops. Our teachers attend continuing education seminars a few times a year in order to provide your child with the best music education in the bay area. Our most recent presentation was by Patricia Reedy from the Luna Dance Institute, enlightening us all on Creative Movement in Teaching. We would like to share a bit of what we learned with

6 Benefits of Music Lessons

We understand that the beginning of the school year can be overwhelming and it can be easy to start thinking of limiting the number of activities your child is involved in. Before you consider removing your child from their music lessons, read this article for 6 important benefits your child is receiving from their weekly music lesson. http://www.parents.com/kids/development/intellectual/benefi

Music Benefits People of All Ages

Music isn't just good for our youngsters, people of all ages can benefit from the magic that music provides. Watch this short video to see how music brought a man suffering from dementia out of depression and let him enjoy his life. https://video.vice.com/en_uk/video/reunited-a-short-film-about-music-and-the-human-spirit/5735b570f32400da7ed81624

Building Confident, Happy Dancers

We want our dancers here at Myriad to feel confident before, during and after each class. Here are some tips that will help. 1. Be prompt for class. 2. Come properly dressed in assigned color leotard, without jewelry other then small earrings, and with shoe strings either tucked in or tied in a knot and cut off. 3. Have your hair up off your neck. For shorter hair, pull it back from the f