Are you a mom or dad who is having trouble getting your son or daughter to practice? You ever hear your little musician say he or she is tired of playing the same music? Is practicing a chore? Well, I will admit that it’s difficult to always go to your instrument and have to “work” on something. While it’s very satisfying to play a song, learning a song isn’t always so entertaining.
Can You Sing Twinkle, Twinkle… Then You Can Transcribe Transcribing music, or writing out what you hear, can seem like a crazy difficult task, but actually if you can sing a nursery rhyme, then you can write it out, all you need is a keyboard or piano. The reason you use a keyboard is because
It was a real pleasure and a special opportunity to speak with and interview a new student after their first guitar lesson. While we don’t normally get to do so, maybe we should because there is so much to learn from music students while the lesson is fresh!
It’s that time of the year again! Students are returning back to school ready for a fresh new year. What can we, as private music teachers, do to maximize on this momentum and translate it into our music lessons? Many music teachers may not teach at a school so we need to be extra aware
Lights On! From time to time it’s important to shine the light on special teachers. We have a Denver Piano and Voice teacher who fits that bill and his name is Joey Taczak. He’s a popular teacher for us at Lessons In Your Home mostly because of his enthusiasm for teaching and the success of
Lessons In Your Home Houston is excited to announce that we’ve added a new guitar, bass guitar, and ukelele teacher to the team: Andrew Dethloff! He is currently taking new students in the Heights, Memorial, River Oaks, West University, Bellaire, and Katy. He has students as young as 4 years old and has a lot of experience teaching young children.
For music teachers, it is easy to focus solely on performance pieces or technique exercises during weekly lessons. We only have so much time with a student each week, and to keep progress on the instrument going, it’s easy to neglect another equally important area of music instruction—music theory.
Although Stewart is not new to teaching Music in the classroom of giving private lessons, he’s new to us and we’re excited to have him as a new member of our Lessons In Your Home Miami Staff. Happy teaching Stewart!
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
Miriam Iams is a new violin and voice teacher here in the Denver metro area. We are so excited to have her on staff, and teaching lessons in Thornton, Denver, and Fort Collins!