Lessons In Your Home Blog

Teach Students to become Muisc Fans! In Home Music Teachers

Did You Say Football Fan? What is your favorite football team?  Chances are you just answered the question easily.  Now who is your favorite composer?  Band?  Performer?  What’s your favorite piece or song by that performer?  I will assume the answer didn’t come as fast, and if you asked your 10 year old trombone student

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How long till i can play the piano, guitar, or sing? Music Lesson time-line revealed!

I always know a student, or parent of a student needs some help and understanding when they ask me the question “How many lessons will I/they need to take? If you’ve never played a music instrument or taken music lessons, it’s easy to understand how someone can ask. If you’ve played an instrument you know

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What does doing well in a recital mean? A young piano student does his best!

Doing well at a recital means you did your best. Since “your best” is different for everyone student recitals are as varied a rainbow. Every teacher has their own thoughts and ideas about how to get a student to perform, but my favorite advise is to teach students their playing for the piece itself. In

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Make-up Music Lessons From An Economist’s Point of View

Make-up Music Lessons From An Economist’s Point of View. By Vicky Barham I’m a parent of children enrolled in Suzuki music lessons. I’d like to explain to other parents why I feel – quite strongly, actually – that it is unreasonable of we parents to expect our teachers to make up lessons we miss, even

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Should you stay or should you go? Dinner Party Music! Rock Guitar Music Lessons

It’s nice to get word of positive things that our students do. Over the last holiday season wile at a parents friends house the kids overheard some magical words from the hosts mouth, “we have a music room downstairs”. When you play guitar the rest is history….Instant jam session. Here’s the video:Dinner Party Jam Session

You’re Doing What? Piano Lessons

YOU’RE DOING WHAT?! Piano Lessons Younger students who practice their piano lesson material are always impressive. It’s a sign of high character and good values. It’s also an indication that someone in the home values the music lesson and the more people valuing music lessons, the better. Some students have a hard time making time

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