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Dr Eric Rasmussen on music for babies and young children

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Dr Eric Rasmussen on music for babies and young children


Dr. Eric Rasmussen chairs the Peabody Preparatory’s Early Childhood Music Department and is a music specialist at two Hopkins-affiliated early childhood learning centers. He presents at regional, national, and international conferences and is currently performing research in music aptitude, specializing in the Music Learning Theory of Edwin Gordon.

Dr Rasmussen is a co-recipient of the Preparatory 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award. He plays trumpet in several bands and composes and curates music for babies and young children.

You can find Teach Music 2 Kids on YouTube here:
and on Twitter:

A link to a podcast on how children best learn music.:

Playlists curated by Dr Rasmussen on Spotify

Find out more about Daniel J. Levitin’s publications here:
TED talk by Daniel Levitin:

Music Learning Theory and the Gordon Institute for Music Learning (GIML) here:

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Kathy Brodie

Kathy Brodie