3 Reasons Music Lessons Succeed

Reasons Music Lessons Succeed Sometimes it hard to put your finger on what makes a music lesson succeed. Is it the teacher, the student, the environment the lesson takes place in, or something else? As I ponder the question I’m sure there can be many reasons a music lesson is successful. Here’s what I know

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How To Play A Drum Roll

I mean, who doesn’t want to be able to learn how to play a drum roll?  Everyone requests them, and they make every drum beat, fill, and solo sound way cooler!  The problem is, they are perhaps one of the most difficult techniques to learn and master.  This is a very basic outline for how

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Encourage Good Technique During Music Lessons

Encouraging good technique will always help a music lessons but it’s a word that scares many parents, students, and teachers.  As music teachers, we know the importance of proper technique.  If a student learns the wrong way to hold a guitar, hold their drum sticks, or position their hands over a piano, it can be

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How To Sit At The Piano – Height, Distance, Posture – Play Piano

Have you ever been to a piano recital and noticed the pianist moving the bench and wonder “what are they doing”? They are adjusting the bench to give themselves the most comfortable position at the piano. Every pianist is different in size and height.  Adjusting the bench to their body types allows the pianist to

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How to hold a Violin – Private in-home violin lessons – Music Teachers

Heather Chlup teaches private violin with Lessons In Your Home in many communities throughout Atlanta, GA. In this video she demonstrates how to hold a violin. Whats great about Heather’s teaching style is she can work with a very young beginner as well as an advanced older student who might be preparing for college preparation.

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4 ways to know if a note is wrong! Use your ears in Music Lessons

There are many things to concentrate and focus on while learning to play new pieces of music, reading notes, counting rhythms, moving hand positions, using pedals, etc. One thing that I try to have my students not forget is to use their ears and to listen to what they are playing. Sometimes while a student

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