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Music Lessons Were the Best Thing Your Parents Ever Did for You, According to Science

Your parents probably made you do a lot of things as a child that you didn’t like or appreciate at the time. They most likely required you to participate in a sport, a club, or music lessons growing up. If you never thanked your parents, ...

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How Music Bonds Us Together

Music is more than just something to listen to. Music fills our hearts and minds and is something we use to commemorate moments in our lives. Performing, gathering, and celebrating through music has deep roots in our culture. The Acadiana Symphony ...

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High School Students Do Better In Science, Math And English If They Also Take Music Lessons

The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory advocates that music education should be available to everyone. We believe music enriches young minds and aids in knowledge retention. This is the very reason why our summer camp program is centered ...

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Smolij Awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland Distinction

A prestigious award presented by the president of Poland, the “Knight’s Cross” is awarded to Poles or foreigners residing abroad who have made outstanding contributions to fostering relationships between Poland and other ...

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Music & Heart Health

  Did you know that music may actually help boost your health as well as your mood?   Music engages not only your auditory system but many other parts of your brain as well, including areas responsible for movement, language, ...

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Just Keep Singing

“Music gave me unexpected gifts: public speaking and leadership skills.”  Our school of music as a commitment. Eugenie is a perfect example of what a committed student can accomplish. Studying music is important for ...

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The Whole Story of Beethoven’s Deafness

Imagine directing an orchestra you can’t hear. Or playing a soundless piano for a staring audience. Most know classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven struggled with deafness — but many don’t realize how much of a struggle it ...

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Study: Memories of music cannot be lost to Alzheimer's and dementia

  As an organization that celebrates the classics, we understand the impact that music can have on the mind, body, and soul. A new study reveals that the part of the brain that catalogs music cannot be lost in individuals with ...

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Why It's Good Business To Support The Arts

  "Businesses should recognize that supporting arts and cultural programs can help to build their surrounding communities. The stronger the community is, the better the business opportunities can be for a company. A city with a vibrant ...

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