22 Jul · chris@bostonstringquartet.com · One Comment

Why the Mozart Effect Works with Justin Bieber

  We know: just seeing the words Mozart and Justin Bieber in the same sentence makes your brain hurt. What could these two musical artists possibly have in common?   A lot, it turns out.   The Mozart effect is the hypothesis that exposure to classical music in early childhood can improve mental development, and/or …


7 Jul · chris@bostonstringquartet.com · One Comment

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Become More Independent

  One of the best things you can do for your child—and yourself—is to teach your child to become more independent. Not only will this give him or her confidence and instill a sense of adventure (a tame one, hopefully), but it will make your life easier: a child who wants to put his own …