CYO Band goes to Festa Italiana!

In December of 2008, the CYO Band will be traveling to Italy for the Rome New Year’s Day Parade! To help get the kids ready for this cultural experience, we decided to take them to Milwaukee’s “Festa Italiana” to eat some great Italian food and listen to some Italian music… One of the towns we are visiting is San Gemini, […]

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I have to teach a lesson in 13 minutes. Good thing I live about 2 minutes from St. Mark. click the picture to see another person

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Music in the NEWS!

Music lessons may foster brain development and improve memory in young children. Researchers have found that not only did the brains of young, musically trained children respond differently to hearing music, but musical training also appeared to improve the children’s memories over the course of a year.

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Thoughts on Joining the Band!

There are so many wonderful reasons to join the band. Having the skill to play a musical instrument has been one of the most cherished accomplishments throughout history. Students who decide to learn to to play an instrument can use this skill and knowledge for the rest of their lives. There is nothing like the joy of performing music with […]

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