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A Teachers Biggest Mistake In Music Lessons

A Big Mistake Music Teachers Make There’s a sense of happiness and joy when a music teacher turns to the next page in the lesson book and says “ok, you’re ready to start a new song”. However, if that action also means no longer playing or working on a student’s favorite piece, we’re in trouble.

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3 Reasons Music Lessons Succeed

Reasons Music Lessons Succeed Sometimes it’s hard to put your finger on what makes a “successful music lesson”. Is it the teacher, the student, the environment in which the lessons take place, or something else? As I ponder the question, I’m sure there can be many factors that contribute to a music lesson’s success. But

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Career Possibilities Opened Up Through Taking Music Lessons

Career Possibilities Opened Up Through Taking Music Lessons Learning to read, perform, compose or otherwise practice music has a vast multitude of benefits. In addition to cognitive, health, and social benefits for example, a future-minded student will be pleased to know that there are many exciting career possibilities being a student of music can lead

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Music Excellence Is Not Always A Positive Music Lesson

Does A Positive Music Lesson Have To Be Excellent? Recently during a seminar I was offering on positive teaching methods, I was challenged by a very well trained and passionate piano teacher about the idea of teaching positive music lessons. After I gave notes, ideas, and examples of practical applications on how to positively reinforce

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Music Is More Valuable Than Math

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

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Amazing Music Student Scales Skyscraper

One Step At A Time Keeping students interested and excited about learning music can sometimes be challenging.   After the initial excitement wears off, it’s important to keep students engaged and progressing, but not frustrated with progressively difficulty of songs and exercises. At Lessons In Your Home, our teachers are some of the best music educators

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