November 9, 2015

Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart.  Whew, that was a mouthful!  Mozart is the second famous composer in our Master's Series.  This child prodigy amazed the adults of his time with his great talent.  Writing his first symphony at the age of 6 and travel...

November 9, 2015

Is your child crazy busy now that school is in full swing?  Of course they are!!  When their schedule is crazier then usual try these 5 tips.  A little creativity can make practice something to run to and not away from. 

 

 

~ Bring the family together... A...

October 6, 2015

 

 

My students are used to me asking questions at the beginning of each lesson.  By humoring me they are telling me more then they think.  Engaging students in a dialogue about their day, week, life, friends....can prove to be very revealing.  The student might have had...

October 1, 2015

I have found that teaching students how to learn is more important then teaching them how to play a particular song.  I homeschooled both of my girls, who are now married and working in their chosen professions.  I knew very quickly that I couldn't possibly teach them...

September 30, 2015

We believe in getting kids off the bench and into the game.  Not the kind of game you're thinking of.  We use music games to get our students excited and ready to play.  Most kids can't resist a good card game.  We have games that teach finger patterns, note reading, r...

September 28, 2015

 

Coffee would be great, but....

 

It would be so nice to have time in the schedule to have coffee and a chat with each family in my studio.  It would give me the opportunity to get to know the likes and dislikes, strengths and weaknesses of each of our students better. 

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September 26, 2015

So what does hay, a bonfire and s'mores have to do with music.  Well, I'm glad you asked!  Almost every studio has a student recital, right?  We like to do things a little different.  Think outside the box, so to speak.  Each fall we have a 'Hoe Down', which is our stu...

September 26, 2015

Music is a language and everyone learns languages differently.  I personally needed all the help I could get, and then some to learn Spanish.  Even with lots of help I have to admit I still didn't quite get it.  I decided years ago that I was not going to have my young...

September 26, 2015

That's what I said, "Shout it out".  So what does that have to do with successful home practice?  Lots!!  So often non-musical parents are at a loss to know how to help their child practice at home.  They don't know what to say or do to achieve success and of course, t...

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