By Mindy Cabral, The Magazine of Santa Clarita, September 2008 Mounting research shows that early engagement in active music making is directly linked with a child’s capacity to learn and grow. Early music training enhances analytical thinking, problem solving, communication, interpersonal skills, discipline, and it’s fun! Simply, music is food for your child’s […]
Musical Sharing That Lasts a Lifetime: “Orff Schulwerk”
By Mindy Cabral, The Magazine of Santa Clarita, August 2008 Many people do not realize what an important role music plays in our daily lives. Everyday music is all around us. It lives in our bodies as a heartbeat and voice, and travels to us from the out side world through nature. Nature is […]
Group Classes or Private Lessons?
by Mindy Cabral, The Magazine of Santa Clarita, July 2008 I talk to a lot of first time music parents at Little School of Music. Usually their biggest concern is their child’s first exposure to music being a fun and positive one. I couldn’t agree more. Because of this, many parents say they want their […]
A Passion for Teaching Children Music
By Mindy Cabral, The Magazine, September 2007 Research has shown that children learn music similar to learning a language and those who begin at an early age have higher test scores in vocabulary, language and mathematics. The skills taught develop children not only in music, but also socially, creatively, and academically. Music […]
The Signal Newspaper by Reina V. Slutsky, Signal Staff Writer Mindy Cabral knows quite a bit about music. She attended The Juilliard School and graduated from the University of Southern California. She has played with the Four Tops and the Temptations, on a variety of movie scores, and currently plays trumpet in Michael […]