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Music Activities This Summer

Musical Activities For Summer School is out and the kids are home. Summer hours kick in and you’re getting off early on Fridays. How do you spend your new free time? Consider some musical activities for summer. Whether you never

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4 Reasons To Take Music Lessons In Summer

Countdown To Summer Music Lessons We often see summertime as the best chance to take a break from normalcy. If you take music lessons during the school year, you should resist the urge to take a break. Instead, consider summer

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In-Home Music Lessons vs. Studio Music Lessons

There is an ongoing debate about which environment is better to conduct private music lessons. On one hand, in-home private music lessons offer the comfort and convenience of lessons in your home on your schedule, while studio music lessons offer

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Voices in Jazz Improv by FMC Teacher Mark K.

“Jazz improvisation is exactly like speaking,” notes jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. This is a compelling statement on a few different levels. First it’s important to explore the parallels between speaking words and playing notes. Structurally the two are quite similar.

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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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Teacher Spotlight – Mark – Forbes Music Company

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.

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