Should I enroll my child in music lessons even if they aren’t interested?

August 15, 2021



It is a huge positive factor for a child to be interested in music to begin learning an instrument on their own- what if they aren’t initially interested?


Online vs. In-person music lessons?

July 29, 2021



There are both advantages and disadvantages to learning music online vs learning in person! It’s important to have an honest perspective on the differences between the two to choose the best option for music lessons.


Career Options for Pianists: What do accomplished players do for work?

July 12, 2021



There are many career options for pianists.  Being a professional pianist is often a hard job that requires many years of learning and practicing but in the end it can make you very happy!


How to move a piano

June 22, 2021



Pianos are large instruments and may not seem delicate, but moving them incorrectly can cause major issues. Deciding upon whether to hire someone to move your piano or to move it yourself? Read this!


Can I take a break from music lessons in the summer?

June 16, 2021



Summer is made for children to enjoy their lives and just be kids – we completely support that! But is it a good idea to take a break from music lessons during summer break or will it completely de-rail your progress?


How can you tell the difference between musical styles and time periods by ear?

June 7, 2021



When people talk about different styles of music they usually mention classical, traditional, jazz, pop, rock, hip-hop, Broadway, Latin, and maybe some others. Can we easily distinguish between these styles just by listening?



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