Music With Your Children – Inspire And Expose

This article is for parents searching for ways to give their children musical inspiration and exposure.  Ideas expressed here can work for children of all ages, whether they have any experience playing a musical instrument or not. Parents now more than ever are growing more concerned about making sure their children are able to experience

Read More

Steps And Skips In Piano Music – Basic Music Intervals

A great basic step in learning to read piano music understands intervals. Intervals for those who don’t know are the name given for the distance between two notes. This article is a basic approach on how I like to teach steps and skips in piano music to my elementary aged students.  Each student is different

Read More

3 Ways To Prepare Students For A Recital Part 3: Practice, Duh!

The #1 most important part to recital preparation is obviously PRACTICE! We have to teach our students how to practice and hope they follow through when we aren’t around every other hour of the week. Usually having a performance in the near future is enough to inspire even the least motivated student to practice and

Read More

In-home Private Music Lesson – When the student teaches – accented notes

What happens when you ask a music student to teach? I know because I ask the question a lot during my private music lessons. What happens, is the student takes a breath and then has to really make sure they “know” what your asking them to teach. Eureka, a great practice for helping students understand

Read More