Why musical genius comes easier to early starters

Thought I’d better share this New Scientist article for my regular readers…

Why musical genius comes easier to early starters – life – 15 January 2013 – New Scientist.

 

About Alison Armstrong

Alison Armstrong BMus./BEd. (Queensland University of Technology), Dip. ABRSM (Performance- Singing) I have trained to teach Music (Elementary, Middle and High School) and Drama (Middle and High School). This is my 7th year as a teacher.
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3 Responses to Why musical genius comes easier to early starters

  1. fame1444 says:

    Reblogged this on Kids & Keys and commented:
    This is why I teach very young children to play the piano!

  2. Corin says:

    also explains why I can play one handed like liberace but two handed like a camel. but a fairly big inference to make that two handed coordination is the only way to be a “musical genius”.

  3. leiaslessons says:

    This is so interesting! I have 3 preschool students at the moment and though teaching them can sometimes be a challenge, it’s also very rewarding. I can’t wait to see them grow into musicians!

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