Should my child take group or private music lessons?

February 28, 2021



When choosing music lessons for children, parents usually have a choice between a private or a group setting. The decision of whether or not your child should take group or private lessons is an important one, as it can impact their musicianship into later life!


How do I choose between a real piano or an electric keyboard?

February 10, 2021



It’s important to have an instrument of some kind when taking piano lessons. Is it necessary to have a real piano or will a digital piano suffice?


Nervous about starting voice lessons? Let’s chat.

February 8, 2021



While learning to sing is fulfilling and lessons can be empowering, sometimes the initial learning process can feel frightening. If you’re feeling nervous about starting voice lessons, try not to let that deter you from following your dreams!


What should you do when your child wants to quit piano lessons?

January 27, 2021



Many parents struggle with how to keep their child interested in piano lessons. There are multiple factors affecting each individual situation, but we can give you some advice based on our long time experience as piano teachers in NYC!


3 Things to Consider When Buying your First Guitar

January 22, 2021



Are you thinking about signing your child up for guitar lessons, or taking them yourself? One of the most important things you’ll have to do is know what to look for when buying your first guitar!


Is it possible to learn to play piano without a teacher?

January 12, 2021



In this modern digital world, there are many resources which claim to help you learn a musical instrument on your own. In this article, RMS compares teaching yourself piano v.s. taking piano lessons from a professional teacher



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