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studying music

Methods of Studying & Learning Music

Learning to play a musical instrument takes dedication, diligence, and direction. Each of us is as unique as a snowflake, so like many things in life there is no one correct answer. It is important to note what your goals

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What’s the Difference in the Violin vs Viola?

Both violins and violas are beautiful, melodic instruments whose repertoire can be found throughout Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century, and even contemporary music. From Bach to Led Zeppelin and everything in between, violins and violas have a special place in

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Learning Chronicles: Practicing Solo vs. Ensemble

Learning to play any instrument is both a challenging and rewarding pursuit. As you venture down this path, you’ll find that practicing music is a highly necessary component of this journey. Independent study is critical for self-exploration, mastering technical aspects,

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Maintaining Progress After Missing a Lesson

So, you’ve missed a lesson this week. Lesson cancellations happen. Even when you miss a week with your teacher, it doesn’t have to be a moratorium on your progress. There are myriad ways that you can maintain and even continue

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