How about this for a sound ROI? Enroll your child in a course at the International Talent Academy and you might discover the next Neil Simon or Van Cliburn. You’re bound to see his or her mind develop, says Tatyana
The concept for the ITA came about through one of Komarova’s graduate classes at Ball State University. Her professor had the students develop proposals for a business and urged them to dream big.
Imagine seeing your 3-year old reading music before reading books, your 4-year old setting a dinner table and eating with knife and fork, or your 5-year old acting, singing, and dancing on stage in the Christmas or spring show? How about your 8-12 year old developing his own character, writing his own play and then performing it for you with a group of friends utilizing all of his/her skills and talents?
Written By: Melanie D. Hayes, Indianapolis Star
When Hannah Carroll got a keyboard for Christmas several years ago, she didn’t realize it would lead her to Moscow.
“For Christmas, we went to my aunt’s house, and she was giving away
Source: Current in Westfield
Hannah Carroll of Westfield will be traveling to Moscow in March to compete in the Russian Rotary Children Music Competition. The 12-year-old pianist won a preliminary round in order to become a semifinalist for the competition
Hannah Carroll’s dedication paid off when she won a gold medal in the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati in July. As a reward, she and five other winners traveled to New York to play at Carnegie Hall on Sept. 30.
Written By: Traci Cumbay, Carmel Magazine
The brain operates on a use-it-or-lose-it basis, and educator Tatyana Komarova wants to make sure children are using it while their brains are developing most rapidly (before age 6) so they don’t lose it
In my 15-year teaching career, I have always been interested in what young children are capable of, how much they can learn and how their brains work.