Don’t Break the Scale This Fall

Finding the Right Balance School is back in session along with so many other activities.   You and your child may be feeling overwhelmed and struggling to get into a good routine.  Rest assured, it’s just the nature of the season! You may be tempted to cut back on activities and stop music lessons, but

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Stringing Along

Decisons, Decisions….. If you have a school-aged child, they may soon be choosing an instrument to play in their school band or orchestra. With so many choices, it’s hard to decide, but the best thing you can do is read about and listen to a variety of instruments. The article below will help you understand

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Tickle The Ivories

You’re Never to Young or Old The piano is a great instrument for a beginner of any age.  Compared to other instruments, It’s easy to play right away.   Just press a key and a (well-tuned) piano produces the correct note every time.  After learning just a few notes, the student can play a simple, but

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Now What?

Taking music lessons is a fun activity for many children, but have you ever wondered what your child can ‘do’ with their lessons as they progress? From pursuing a college degree in music, to starting a band, playing gigs, accompanying others, playing with or for friends in a social setting, or just establishing a lifelong

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Pull The Right Strings!

Start at the Beginning Sometimes it’s just seems easier to start fresh and a new year is often the time people set goals or make changes in their life.  The hurry of the holidays is past and often there is more free time available.  With music, it doesn’t matter if it’s a new year or

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What Can My Rock Guitar Student Play at a Recital?

Rock Guitar Student Rocks Recitals!   One of the most universal goals for students taking music lessons is to have the opportunity to perform. That’s why talent shows, showcases, open mics, and concerts are such a popular forum. It’s a gift to be able to share your musical talents and achievements with an audience, and

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Take Guitar Lessons, Whats Next?

This blog post is for parents who want to help their children apply what they know about guitar and use their skills after the take guitar lessons.   What’s Next Now The My Child Plays The Guitar Here are three things that your child can do after taking guitar lessons for a few years:  

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Who’s in Control the Guitar lesson?

Who’s in control of your Guitar lesson? When teaching a Guitar student it is important to strike a balance between the strict, and the fun aspect of learning to play guitar. There are a couple questions to ask yourself about your lessons to see where you fall on the teaching spectrum as a teacher.  

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