How to Read Music in Bass Clef

May 27, 2021



At our music school in NYC, a frequent comment from new piano students is: “I understand how to read the right hand notes but I am really bad at reading the left hand notes.” So why do so many beginning piano students struggle with reading the left hand? 


Can a child learn piano when they don’t know how to read yet?

May 22, 2021



Learning how to read and interpret music is an important part of music lessons! Whether or not a child is ready to learn how to read depends upon physical, social, and psychological factors.


Why playing a musical instrument is good for stress

May 14, 2021



Music provides a powerful tool for improving your mental health- learn why playing a musical instrument is good for stress relief!


Learn How to Clean Your Acoustic Piano Properly

May 8, 2021



Pianos are are NOT cheap! In order to avoid damaging this beautiful instrument, it’s important to learn how to clean a piano properly and when to leave it to a professional piano tech.


Why is it important to learn to play scales when learning a musical instrument?

April 26, 2021



Whether you are taking music lessons, or are a budding songwriter/composer, there are many benefits of learning how to play and recognize scales in music.


Should parents sit in on children’s music lessons?

April 5, 2021



We’re here to help you make one of the first decisions you have to make- whether or not to stay in the room during your kid’s music lessons!



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