Saturday, September 24, 2016

MindWare's Skippity


If you like fast paced games of strategy, then Skippity is the game for you! Skippity is a lot like checkers. Right away you'll notice this is a colorful, fun, easy to learn game.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Game Day Was a Hit at Mozart, Einstein & Me!


Saturday was a fun day for everyone to play at Mozart, Einstein & Me! Families learning about Qwirkle & Skippity from the inventor, Susan McKinley Ross. Many had their games signed by the inventor.

In addition, Yudai Iga held a yoyo clinic as well, teaching children and adults the fundamentals of the yo yo, including care/maintenance and a few tricks. Here are a few of the pictures from today's activities:




Sunday, September 18, 2016

How Do Animals See in the Dark? - Anna Stöckl


To human eyes, the world at night is a formless canvas of grey. Many nocturnal animals, on the other hand, experience a rich and varied world, bursting with details, shapes, and colors. What is it, then, that separates moths from men? Anna Stöckl uncovers the science behind night vision.

Lesson by Anna Stöckl, animation by TED-Ed.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Game Day is This Saturday at Mozart, Einstein & Me!


Game Day

Saturday, September 17, 2016

A full day filled with hands-on demonstrations of a variety of games, including raffled prizes! Special guest, Susan McKinley Ross, inventor of Qwirkle, Skippity and other games will appear at both our stores.

RAFFLED PRIZES - MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

Susan McKinley Ross Demonstrations and game signing: 
Livermore location: 11-1 pm Benicia location: 3-5 pm
Yudai Iga YoYo demonstrations and clinic: 
Livermore location: 3-5 pm Benicia location: 11-1 pm



Monday, September 12, 2016

Extra Special Help with Our Move Down the Street!


Mozart, Einstein and Me received help moving this weekend from some extra special helpers....our grandchildren!

Stay tuned for exciting new features for our new space in Benicia!

Mozart, Einstein & Me in Benicia is moving on September 15th 
We will now be located at 620 First Street

Saturday, September 10, 2016

How Does Music Affect the Brain: 16 Great Benefits


If you’re wondering how does music affect the brain then you must know that there are many ways in which music affects the brain. It can bring back memories, it improves focus, it improves our creativity, music increases our verbal IQ levels, music can alter our state of consciousness, it eases pain, musical choices can affect our personalities, music can improve productivity, it improves visual attention, it influences hormone secretion, it eliminates anxiety, it improves our reasoning and motor skills, music can help bring people together, music can help treat heart disease, music can help us to read other people, music can increase your immune system and more.

Playing music helps your brain relax. If you’re tired play your favorite music and you should immediately feel better. I heard once from a scientist that each of us should listen to our favorite music at least for 20 minutes a day.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Is Your Student Starting Band This Year? Rent Your Instrument from Mozart, Einstein & Me!


Benicia - 707-746-7565
Livermore - 925-443-1244

At Mozart, Einstein & Me we offer a variety of entry, intermediate and professional level instruments.

We strive to carry the highest quality and highest value instrument lines on the market today with each instrument hand inspected and setup at no charge in either our Livermore or Benicia stores.

In addition to instrument sales we also offer a variety of short and long-term band instrument rentals, and other rental programs for those just entering into music and for those trying out new instruments.

We offer these affordably priced rentals for a variety of instruments including: Trumpet, Violin, Viola, Flute, Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, Guitar, Trombone and even Ukulele!

Con-Selmer, Buffett, Yamaha, Keilworth, Ventura, Cordoba, Kamoa and Mapex are offered among our many new and used instruments offered.

Rico, D'addario, Vandoren, Martin, Vic Firth, and Fender are some of the variety of brand-name accessories for all levels of playing skill.

Our specialty is music lessons for most band instruments, along with guitar, ukulele, bass, and piano. Give us a call and let us know what you're interested in today..