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Music Theory – The Secret Sauce

The Secret Sauce of Music Theory The words themselves, Music Theory, often send both non-musicians and music students into speculation about a secret sauce of music knowledge, that if you know it, you’ll be a music master. Well, sorry to burst the bubble of so many but it’s simply not that. Music Theory is the

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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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