Science of Music

Can creativity be taught?  Don’t underestimate the value of inspiration!

Can creativity be taught? Don’t underestimate the value of inspiration!

2013 is finally here and we can’t wait to get our season started!  There are a lot of big ideas, big concerts and big projects on the horizon and they all have one strong goal connecting [...]

Is music better in groups or solo?  That depends…

Is music better in groups or solo? That depends…

  With the holidays approaching, the music program practice studio is one place on campus that never really quiets. Even without all its instruments yet, our new studio is regularly occupied by people wanting a place [...]

TWITCHY Album Release 2012

TWITCHY Album Release 2012

The old expression is that music “soothes the soul.” It also broadens the mind. That’s why it’s so important that students entering the science and engineering fields have that artistic outlet, and why Florida Tech remains [...]

The Science of Music

The Science of Music

by Jamie Younkin, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Communication Our careers are more like “callings”—we follow them because we are inspired to seek knowledge and pursue greater possibilities.  We have affinities in our disciplines that compel us to [...]