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Keeping afloat during lockdown #2

These are challenging times. Like so many of you, we thought we knew what we were doing until March – when the global pandemic meant our face-to-face music classes could not continue. What were we to do? We scrambled online, blinking and clearing our throats. The Rhythm Tree has been

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5 reasons that music is the best medicine!

There is so much scientific evidence out there that music not only uplifts and empowers, but it actually does heal the soul. Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. Plato Five positive things that happen inside our bodies when we

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The Rhythm Tree At Home

Music and Connection Heals the Soul Across the globe people are singing and playing music together from their balconies, whole streets are listening together from their candlelit driveways to a lone bugle, virtual choirs and orchestras are being created via social media and singers and musicians are running live concerts

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The Rhythm Tree Educator and a Boy

Repetition is good….Repetition is good….Repetition is good…..

Being introduced to so many new songs in different styles, tonalities and metres can be a bit overwhelming both for children and grownups (teachers included) Finding ways to familiarise your family with the songs at home, can be really enrich your family’s experience in class. Here are some useful ideas: 1. Play

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8 Ways to Create a Musical Family

Creating an identity as a Musical Family 8 Ways to Create a Musical Family   When your children are young, it’s a great time to think about creating an identity as a family. Over the last few weeks in class we have been discussing ‘what makes a musical family’ and

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