Top Contemporary Composers

When we think of orchestral music, most people recall the age of classical music and the works of composers like Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Chopin written in the 18th and 19th centuries. We envision compositions like Für Elise and The Moonlight Sonata, with...

My Favorite Broadway Shows

There’s something about live theatre that brings performances to life in a way that television and movies can never quite capture. True, it’s probably because you’re actually seeing it in person — the theatre has a sort of live performance magic to it that gets...

8 Notable Icons Who Are Also Musicians

Throughout history, notable people have devoted large amounts of time in their lives toward mastering musical instruments. Some learn purely for the pleasure of making beautiful sound, while others pick up music in hopes of nurturing a dream toward achieving...

How Music Affects Your Brain

It’s no secret that music affects your mood; Eye of the Tiger is a guaranteed pump up, and Mozart’s Requiem in D minor can tug at even the toughest heartstrings. We listen to music on a consistent basis all throughout our lives, guiding our emotions and providing us...