MMW, The Pizzicato Effect And The Power Of Music

11/02/2014

The Pizzicato Effect and the power of music

Now in its fifth year, a music education partnership between the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and a primary school in Broadmeadows is paying some amazing dividends.

Click here to watch a video article on The Pizzicato Effect which was a supplement to the printed article in The Age Life and Style 8 February 2014, including evidence gathered by Prof Gary McPherson and Dr Margaret Osborne showing that research into the program's effects on academic performance looks promising so far, with improved literacy and stronger non-verbal reasoning skills.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/listen-and-learn-music-for-the-brain-20140206-32382.html#ixzz2szTYK9uB