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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Trying To Play Without Mistakes Is A Mistake

You Can’t Play This To Not Make A Mistake   The words above, “You Can’t Play This To Not Make A Mistake” were spoken by a director at a recent music festival to a group of high school band and orchestra students. I’m honestly not sure the students really understood, but as a conscious observer,

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