Tag: music

Jun 10 2016

Music Crossword Puzzle

Bethel Music Center’s super-fun, music-themed crossword puzzle!   Across BMC’s favorite brands are Blackstar and Peavey for this noisy electric guitar necessity. Bethel Music Center’s street-mate and favorite place for a cup of joe. Stewart Copeland’s band that might break up your party. The violinist’s clef of choice. Both Toxic and a Womanizer. He’ll schedule …

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May 05 2016

Nurturing a Child’s Love of Music

Music is a universal language that can be appreciated by all, but children can sometimes resist the learning process.  There are many steps that a parent can take to help develop a child’s interest in music. It is an aspiration for many parents, musical and non, to inspire a love of music in their children. …

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May 24 2012

Local Musician Spotlight: apple orange pair

Bethel Music Center is proud to support our local musicians! The apple orange pair, a horn and harp duo, will be giving a performance this Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Christ Presbyterian Church at 135 Whitney Ave in New Haven. Emily Boyer, horn, and Colleen Potter Thorburn, harp, are apple orange pair, a dynamic young …

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Mar 29 2012

Why to Remember to Turn Your Phone Off at a Performance

No Cell Phones at Performances

Why to Remember to Turn Your Cell Phone off at a Performance   Does anyone remember a time when there weren’t pre-performance announcements asking for electronic devices to be turned off? And how many of us remember pre-concert announcements of twenty years ago asking the audience to “please silence your pager”? That announcement has now …

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Feb 27 2012

How To Clean Your Trumpet (Mellophone, Baritone, Euphonium, or Tuba)

Want to save $100 a year on repairs? Try cleaning your trumpet on a monthly basis; it only takes twenty minutes or less. In addition to saving money on repairs you can also save money on doctors bills by preventing pathogens that cause Trombone Player’s Lung. Who wouldn’t want to save money and their health? …

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Feb 14 2012

Why You Should Play Music

We recently ran a post on the benefits of enrolling your child in music classes; however, we strongly feel that the benefits aren’t expressly for children. In fact, the older you are, the more beneficial playing music can be.   Let’s make a distinction, first, between playing music and practicing music. When we mention playing …

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