#FunFactFridays DID YOU KNOW that March Madness originated from a high school basketball tournament sponsored by the Illinois High School Association? This tournament wasn't even called "March Madness" until 1939, when Henry V. Porter wrote an essay to praise the phenomenon!
As we celebrate the creation of March Madness tournaments, don't forget that Sounds Academy is having a little March Madness of our own! This is a fundraising campaign that runs throughout the entirety of March; the money raised during this campaign will help SOUNDS partner with GCU to give the children of South and Central Phoenix a place to participate in musical education! If you'd like to know more about our March Madness campaign and make a donation, check out our website! ... See MoreSee Less
#ThankYouThursdays We'd like to give a huge thanks to Symphony Hall for having us this past Sunday! Sounds Academy got the chance to host an instrument petting zoo AND some of our students were able to perform before the Star Wars concert! It was an awesome day for SOUNDS and we can't wait to do it again! ... See MoreSee Less
#WhatsHappeningWednesdays Don't forget that Sounds Academy is currently in the middle of March Madness! March Madness is a fundraising campaign that runs throughout the entirety of March. You have until April 1st to make a donation. More information about this campaign can be found on our website! ... See MoreSee Less
#TuneinTuesdays Some of our amazing students had the chance to perform at Symphony Hall before Star Wars in Concert this past Sunday. They did a phenomenal job and we are so proud of each and everyone of them! ... See MoreSee Less
#FunFactFridays Good morning, SOUNDS family! Check out this article on how the arts can help students perform better in science classes. It really highlights just how important music and other creative pursuits can be in all of our lives! ... See MoreSee Less
Incorporating the arts -- rapping, dancing, drawing -- into science lessons can help low-achieving students retain more knowledge and possibly help students of all ability levels be more creative in their learning, finds a new study.