Music Affects Culture

The blog of Maestro Musicians dedicated to transforming society through quality music.

The Benefits of Voice Lessons

Are you interested in taking voice lessons? Perhaps your son or daughter is very musical and you were thinking about enrolling him or her in voice lessons at the local music school around the corner! As a classical violinist and the director of the Maestro Musicians Academy in Boston and Baltimore, I have been blessed […]

Newton Library Concert for Children!

Come to the Maestro Musicians Academy Concert for Children on September 11, 2016 at 2 PM at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer Street)! The concert will feature a 40 minute performance followed by 20 minutes of instrument demonstrations in Druker Auditorium. Instruments included are violin, piano, cello, flute, trumpet, and voice. This concert is […]

The Benefits of Music Lessons

Today, I would like to talk about the benefits of music lessons – the “why” in what we do at the Maestro Musicians Academy. We believe so strongly that music lessons should be a vital part of every child’s life. My desire to explain what it is that motivates us comes from a deep conviction that […]

Healing Impatience With Music

Dear readers, You might be curious why I would start a blog post with such a strange title. Did it get your attention? Are you a naturally impatient person? If so, join the club! We can celebrate together. Now that I have given my full disclosure, let’s talk about how we can (hopefully) reverse that trait […]

How Music Affects Children

I recently came across a fantastic BBC Magazine article called “A Point of View: Why it’s time to turn the music off“. This editorial, written by writer and philosopher Roger Scruton, bemoans the fact that we as a society have used and abused music to the point of idolatry. Although Mr. Scruton did not specifically […]

What is culture?

About 10 days ago, I had an interesting discussion with my father about culture. We were talking about why culture is necessary in society and what its benefits are to our society. Yet, what puzzled me was the fact that not once did we really talk about what culture is. Culture seems to be one […]