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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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Developing Inner Time Feel

Developing Your Inner Time Feel by Adrian Moring Inner Time Feel can be defined as the consistency with which one plays a steady pulse.   Developing your own time feel is an important part of improvement as a musician. As you

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Music Lessons During Flu Season

Due to the particularly rampant and vicious flu this year, we wanted to share some reminders about how to have healthy music lessons and our illness cancellation policy.   Disinfecting instruments. We become especially diligent with cleaning our homes, especially

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Common Misconceptions About Your First Music Lesson

Music lessons offer an opportunity for students to learn a new language, creative expression, hard work and problem solving skills. Often a parent’s or student’s expectations for their first music lesson may differ from a teacher’s expectations for quite a

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Why Do You Play the Piano?

I am studying the effects of piano lessons on the brain at the University of Washington, and have found a host of scientific studies showing that piano instruction enhances mood, quality of life, movement, and Executive Functioning in the brain. Executive Function is

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5 Things You Need for Every Practice Session!

5 Things You Need for Every Practice Session: Practicing can get monotonous over time, especially if you are practicing the same things over and over. Efficient practicing will help you progress through your pieces quickly and keep things fresh and

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