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Benefits of Extra Music Lessons for Adolescents

Learning to play an instrument has many academic and psychological benefits, from school to work, the scientific evidence of the positive influence of music is overwhelming and indisputable. Are there benefits in continuing music lessons after mastering the instrument? How

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Getting the Most from Online Music Lessons

For many of us, online interactions have become part of our daily routine. This transition to working online is allowing us to stay safe and healthy, particularly as we slowly work our way back into a sense of normalcy. As

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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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Tips To Prepare For Your Recital Performance

Tips To Ace Your Recital Performance If you’re preparing for a concert, recital, or performance coming up, make sure you follow these simple tips to ensure your performance goes great! Here are some tips and tricks we use to calm

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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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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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