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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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Learning Music is Like Learning a Language

Many scholars, teachers and musicians have argued over this simple question: “Is music a language?” It’s true that reading music notation can be compared to reading text. Many of us have similar emotional reactions to particular types of music, that’s

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A Woman Playing Violin

What’s the Difference in the Violin vs Viola?

Both violins and violas are beautiful, melodic instruments whose repertoire can be found throughout Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century, and even contemporary music. From Bach to Led Zeppelin and everything in between, violins and violas have a special place in

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Understanding Instrument Families: The Strings

What are string instruments?  In general terms, string instruments are a family of musical instruments that produce sound by vibrating strings. String instruments make up the largest family of orchestral instruments and include the violin, viola, cello and double bass.

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Young Girl Playing the Violin

What Are the Benefits of Playing the Violin?

Learning to play stringed instruments offers unique benefits beyond those that general music can promote. The benefits of learning violin and viola, for example, include physical, mental, and emotional development in ways that not all music or academic subjects can

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online music lessons

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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Singing With A Common Cold

Should we sing even with a Cold? When someone has a common cold, the symptoms can appear in a variety of ways. A few main cold symptoms that can get in the way of singing are muscular pain, throat irritation,

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Building a music studio

Case Study: Building A Music Studio

Building A Music Lessons Studio Building a music studio as a music teacher is not easy and requires patience, as well as the five key elements we look for in all our music teachers. But what are factors to help

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