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Helping Your Child Pick an Instrument for Band

Selecting an instrument is an important step in a child’s musical journey and takes forethought before making the jump. The variety of musical instruments from which to choose runs the gamut from brass and woodwinds, to strings, percussion and rhythm

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How To Find The Right Music Teacher For You

Finding the right music teacher is the key to building a long term, positive relationship with music. And finding that best fit doesn’t have to be a challenge. Good music teachers don’t necessarily all teach the same way with the

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How to Encourage Music Lessons

Music is such an important part of our lives and culture that often our first exposure to music is in the womb. As children, music is a source of fun and joy, and can often be utilized as a learning

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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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