We use the funds raised by Rewire to further research into music and the mind.
Music engages many brain functions from emotion, memory, learning, attention, motor control, pattern perception and imagery.
Rewire furthers the research and development of music therapy and neuroscience to enable people to live more fulfilling lives.
Playing music is the brain’s equivalent of a full body workout.
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.
To find out more, check out this short clip from our very own Dr Anita Collins PhD.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Music should be your escape.
There’s nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
When words leave off, music begins.
I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.
Music is the soundtrack of your life.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
The world’s most famous and popular language is music.
Music is the strongest form of magic.
Music is meaningless noise unless it touches a receiving mind.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being – a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit.
Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
The only love affair I have ever had was with music.