“Let’s Play S’more Music!” – Forbes Music Spring Recital – Greenwich, CT – June 4, 2017

Check out just a few highlights of our students’ incredibly artistic performances at our “Let’s Play S’more Music!” Recital on June 4th, 2017 in Greenwich, CT. Our students never disappoint! Many thanks to our participating Forbes Music Teachers: Alice, Ashley, Brian, Cynthia, Emily, German, Jacob, Michael, Michelle, Nica, Nick, Pamela, and Vickie. And special thanks to the parents who […]

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Music lessons spur emotional and behavioral growth in children, new study says – The Washington Post

Parents who have patiently sat through countless music recitals and questioned their sanity at encouraging all those trumpet or violin lessons need do so no longer. Even ear-splitting dissonance has an upside. Music training not only helps children develop fine motor skills, but aids emotional and behavioral maturation as well, according to a new study, one of the largest to […]

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Before Practice, Think Backwards! by FMC Teacher Mark K.

It’s all about planning No, I’m not saying you have to start practice sessions with the last measure of your piece (that’s a thought for a different post).  What I’m talking about is planning your long-term, and short-term, goals before starting a practice routine.  Goal-oriented practice, or backward-designed practice, keeps effort focused and on track […]

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