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Principles of Practicing

Students, teachers, and parents sometimes face a battle over getting students to practice. Regardless of how students feel about it, practicing is the main way to learn and improve on an instrument, and there are many ways to make practice more interesting and productive. Piano lessons in Houston help students form good practice habits to

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Getting a Violin: Should I Rent or Buy?

A common question with violinists is: should I buy or rent a violin? In addition to providing fantastic instruction, Washington D.C. Lessons in Your Home violin teachers can help to answer this and other instrument related questions for new violinists. The answer is based on many factors, including age, commitment, and budget. Size Matters The

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Are Piano Lessons Worth It?

Let me answer this question in two ways, with a short answer and a long answer. The short answer? An emphatic YES! Piano lessons in Miami are absolutely worth your time and money. Here’s the longer answer: Why Piano? The first, and most evident reason is that your student will begin to learn the piano!

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Best Method Books for Piano Students

In all of my lessons, my students and I work through method books based on their current skill level. Method books are great because they provide immediate structure in a lesson, and turning the page after successfully completing a part of the book is just so satisfying for students (and, admittedly, myself as well). Depending

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4 Reasons to Stick with the Clarinet

If you’ve been playing the clarinet for a while, you’re probably aware that a majority of young clarinetists switch over to saxophone within the first couple years of being involved in music. While the saxophone is great and has many uses in popular styles of music, I would encourage all clarinetists to think a little

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Why All Singers Should Learn How to Play Piano

If you’ve ever thought, “I wonder where I could take piano lessons near me,” you’re not alone. Thousands of other students have wondered the same thing, and they’ve found their perfect match from Lessons In Your Home. But, those searching for “piano lessons near me” aren’t just limited to people longing to become a great

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