Marian Blaikley is a journalist and consultant, who writes about the arts and education. Her special interest is music. Before turning freelance, she worked for a number of years as director of marketing at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
If parents sing their little ones to sleep at all, it is more likely to be Rihanna than Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Does that matter?
Marian Blaikley discovers the importance of music to a growing child.