Fun, Fantastic, Energized Piano Lessons!! Keeping piano lessons high energy helps keeps the lessons fun and engaging for our young students! A couple rules of thumb will help you achieve this level of successful piano lesson. Yes Get Fresh! First of all, believe in what you are doing. Sounds simple, but true passion goes
5 tricks and treats to get your child to PRACTICE Guitar! Your child is in guitar lessons. Her favorite pop star plays guitar so she became interested and you, being a supportive parent, arrange for her to get lessons so she can explore it as a hobby and possibly a lifelong activity. After a few
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,
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
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
In our dream world, students practice daily because they love music and because they believe us when we say that practice makes perfect. In reality, students practice once a week, probably ten minutes before the lesson. Not all of them, of course! Some don’t even practice those ten minutes before the lesson.
So, it’s been about a year or two into lessons. Things have been going well for your little musician up to this point, he or she’s been practicing pretty regularly, progressing through music at a good pace. Everything has been looking great up until recently. Then about a month ago, your little musician started to
His piano teacher might have given up on him but he wasn’t that kind of teacher. Instead his teacher, we’ll call him Mr Eric, didn’t stop teaching. He saw teaching as an opportunity to be a positive influence in a student’s life. He knew music was the best vehicle for him to reach a young person.
Here’s the truth, Fun piano lessons are easy piano lessons. How easy or difficult something is is often a reflection of how much we are enjoying that particular activity. As the director of Lessons In Your Home in Miami and also as a music teacher myself, I often get these same questions regarding music lessons.
What is the most constructive way to approach your practice routine? Here are some helpful hints! Just like music lessons themselves, music music practice fun and productive should be a goal! The concept of how we as students practice may not be completely apparent, but in keeping good pacing, variation, and constructive practice techniques, you