I like to get to know my students well. I believe that the best way to teach an art is to know the student well enough to show them how to apply that art directly into their own lives.
Part 3: “Embrace the unknown” We’ve learned that stress is not our fault, from making mistakes in Part 1 of my blog series. Stress is a built in human response to survive, however, in the modern world we tend to
Congrats to all our wonderful students who performed at our “Rockin’ the Boat” recital on June 5th, 2016 in Greenwich, CT. We had students of all ages and skills levels singing and playing piano, guitar and violin! Many thanks to
Part 2: “Failing can be fun!” I remember a pivotal moment in my musical career at the age of 10. While I was preparing for an adjudication festival on Flute, I had been practicing for 1- 2 hours everyday on
Ready for Summer? After a long winter, we are all excited to soak up some sun and enjoy the outdoors. But it won’t be long before the sweltering heat drives us back inside. And I’m sure you’ve heard “I’m bored.” or
Forbes Music Company is proud to announce it’s Teacher Spotlight series. Periodically, we will be introducing you to one of our teachers. Through an informal interview, they will share stories about their musical endeavors, training and where they find inspiration.
THE MAP GAME Do you and your family do enough to learn about the world…? My name is Jay Sand and I’m dad of three very active girls (now 10, 7 and 5). Eons ago, in my life before the
Choosing an instrument can seem overwhelming. With a plethora of exciting options the ukulele is often overlooked. Below are five reasons why the 4-stringed instrument deserves closer consideration. 5 Reasons to Consider the Ukulele for Your Kids or Yourself! 1.