a bit about me:
JackieO. Kelley (aka) JackieO. I am thankful to be known as a God loving, Breast Cancer Surviving ( 2 times 29 years/3 years ago), Independent, Inspirational Gospel Recording Artist, Songwriter, Musician, Visual Artist and Author. After singing songs and playing piano in my home town for three decades I decided to pursue my dreams and motivate others to do the same. I am humbled to have won several awards in the music field, and my music has aired on many independent radio stations throughout the country.
Helping students reach their full potential through the power of the arts
Did you know……….
PIANO, VOCAL AND ART LESSONS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Music and art plays an important part in the lives of people. Everyone can learn and benefit from the study of music and art. There is artistic potential in every individual and like all it should be developed to its fullest. Music and art can connect us to our history, tradition and heritage while providing a constructive use for leisure time.
The study of music and art aides in mental. Physical and personal needs. Music and art is a uniquely powerful means of involving and integrating the activities of both the right and left halves of the brain, combining the rational and the aesthetic. There is a proven correlation between musical study and the following:
Muscular Development: It improves a child’s small motor skills, hand-eye coordination and over-all physical coordination.
Increased Listening Ability: This helps to increase the attention span, concentration, and long and short-term memory.
Increased Primary Mental Abilities: (verbal, perceptual, number, and spatial) this sharpens a child’s communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills. He or she learns to understand, interpret and use symbols in new contexts.
Creative Potential: This promotes awareness of student’s capabilities using imagination and responsibility. They learn to work for and cooperate with others.