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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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Musicians in a band improvising

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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metronome

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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5 Things To Look For In A Great Teacher

Great music teachers are hard to find. When you look someone up on the internet or get a referral, how do you know they’re the right one? We’re pretty picky about the teachers we work with and put a lot

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music lesson flu season

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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Young girl taking piano lessons

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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