Music Students Learn To Make Decisions Faster And Better Then Most As many parents know, there is a general list of “why it’s important to take music lessons”. The main one we think of is improvement in Math…though any music teacher will tell you that’s just the tip of the iceberg. An often overlooked benefit–and
In my last blog on teaching better music lessons I introduced a few ideas to consider; eye contact, allow for movement, and concise instructions. Here are three more simple steps and to many of us, reminders, to being a good piano teacher. Be Positive This could be step one through ten!! In a piano lesson,
Being a piano teacher and a music educator I sometimes get asked the question, what do you hope for or except of your music lesson students? What happens when you grow up playing music? The answer is simple; when you grow up playing music you’re a musician. Yes, It’s Like Riding A Bike My
The majority of students taking lessons start because the know music is fun, some students fall deeply in love with it and some of those choose to consider music as a career. That’s the facts. So in my experience, I keep piano lessons positive as my main method.
Students need music lesson recitals, this article will help outline why and how recitals are necessary Recital time is upon us. The next 2 months will be filled with song picking, practicing, nerves, practicing, learning and re-learning how to bow, practicing, anticipation, and…practicing! Some kids really look forward to recitals and some dread this time
As technology quickly finds ways to help students, private teachers to must learn how to effectively use these new tools as an aid to our music lesson. Modern technology has done a lot in the way of music lessons. Students have resources now that can greatly enhance their learning experience. People have a chance to
Throughout college I studied music history where I learned about composers and important performances. I always found it fascinating to learn about the lives of composers and where they lived and performed their music. It has always been a dream of mine to one day visit the places that I would spend hours studying about.
With the wealth of resources now available online for music instruction, it seems tangible to acquire free video lessons and become proficient at an instrument. Along with free video lessons, do-it-yourself curriculum’s and other methods of avoiding traditional private instruction are increasingly popular, as students are drawn to the ease and low cost of self