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Helping Children Heal

Monday, March 22, 2021
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Funding grows for music therapy outreach in Detroit. One child wrote lyrics about what she would do when she got home from the hospital. Another composed a melody…

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019
fingers playing piano keys

Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of…

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Using Music to Combat Antisemitism

Monday, April 15, 2019
Using music to combat antisemitism, holocaust, jews, jewish

Michigan State University will present two performances of one of the most enduring musical protests against antisemitism, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13, titled “Babi Yar,” which memorializes the…

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MSU Film on Latin Music to Air on PBS

Friday, April 14, 2017
John Valadez

John Valadez, MSU professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Media and Information and the Film Studies Program, has produced a new documentary on Latin music…

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Studying the ‘Soundscapes’ of Religion

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Stained Glass Windows at MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel

The Midwest is becoming more religiously diverse, and with that comes new sounds that can shape communities, says a Michigan State University researcher who will use a grant…

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MSU Research History: World Premiere of ‘The Gardens’

Saturday, January 1, 2000

2000 – The Michigan State University Symphony, Chorale and Children’s Choir perform the world premiere of Symphony No. 4, “The Gardens,” written in 1999 by Pulitzer Prize- winning…

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