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6 Common Myths About Music Lessons

In the pursuit of learning to play music, there are often misconceptions and myths about music lessons, what success looks like, and how to go about the process. Often, these misconceptions deter us from taking the simple steps down the

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Tips For Teaching On-Line Drum Lessons

During the pandemic, there has been a major shift to online teaching in just about all subjects, including music education. Teachers have had to focus efforts on creating a digital experience to rival that of in-person teaching, and some instruments

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Tips For Teaching Students With Sensory Needs

As music teachers, we encounter a variety of types of learners. Not every student learns the same way, and through experience, teachers gain acumen to quickly understand strengths and weaknesses some students may have. While most students may easily fall

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How To Set And Achieve Your Music Goals

As musicians, both teachers and students alike have wide ranging goals that may deal with performative aspects of their craft as well as pursuing and achieving career opportunities. Goals in music are very person specific, addressing our own unique paths

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Creative & Fun Ways to Teach Music Online

Music teachers have a challenging job of always keeping lesson material fresh and exciting, to inspire and motivate their students to continually learn and create. It’s not often the case that students who sign up for music lessons are one

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10 Tips For Teaching Music Effectively

How can I be a better music teacher? Teaching music can be rigorous. From the feeling of having to be “on” during the entire lesson or class time, to the administrative side that includes emails, phone calls, scheduling, rescheduling, billing,

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How To Be A Successful Music Teacher

Finding success as a music educator can be one of the most rewarding endeavors in the field of arts. Reaching scores of students to help them find their voice, build confidence, and enjoy a stimulating creative outlet is a special

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Understanding Instrument Families: Percussion

The percussion family consists of musical instruments that produce sound by being struck, scraped, shaken or hit. Following the voice, percussion instruments are the oldest musical instruments in history and create some of the most exciting and vibrant sounds in

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