Philharmonic Society of Orange County is making music accessible

Music can have a profound effect on everything from our mood to our ability to learn and concentrate. A 2007 study published in the Journal for Research in Music Education tied quality music education instruction to improved academic performance — specifically, better scores on standardized tests. No one seems to know this better than Rita…


Celebrating Kids Artistic Technology Talents

By Gemma Aronchick Creativity is in full force for the BGCA Club Tech Digital Arts Festival 2011 Excitement was in the air at the Microsoft store on a warm Denver morning last week. Members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, their chaperones and BGCA staff, along with a number of supporters from Comcast…


KEXP.org: Where the Music and Technology Matter (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: Our thoughts are with those impacted by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. While it may be some time until the full impact has been assessed, we will continue to work with our nonprofit partners to determine where our support can be of the greatest benefit. More on our efforts supporting relief…


KEXP.org: Where the Music and Technology Matter (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Our thoughts are with those impacted by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. While it may be some time until the full impact has been assessed, we will continue to work with our nonprofit partners to determine where our support can be of the greatest benefit. More on our efforts supporting relief…