Most Common Misconceptions People Have About Learning Guitar

June 16, 2015



All those years of secretly wanting to be rock star suddenly come back. That acoustic guitar you see in the music shop window calls to you, or surprisingly, to your child. The guitar is one of the more popular instruments in the music business but also one of the instruments with the most misconceptions. These … Continue reading “Most Common Misconceptions People Have About Learning Guitar”


What to Know Before Beginning Piano Lessons in NYC

June 11, 2015



Listening to and watching a piano player in a big concert or performance can leave you saying, “I want to do that!” Piano lessons are one of the more popular classes that children first want to get involved with when music piques their attention. There is no age range limit to start taking piano lessons. … Continue reading “What to Know Before Beginning Piano Lessons in NYC”


The Benefits of Musical Talent Stretch All Throughout Your Life

June 9, 2015



Music plays a large role in a number of lives, whether it involves the latest pop tune that is stuck in your head or being serenaded by so-called elevator music as you travel between floors or playing your own musical instrument. No matter your level of skill with music, you will find that music is … Continue reading “The Benefits of Musical Talent Stretch All Throughout Your Life”


How to Challenge Yourself During a Piano Practice Session

June 4, 2015



As you take piano lessons in NYC, you may find that you are getting a bit bored. You go in, learn, and play. The process tends to be the same thing every time you visit. It can seem like an endless cycle and you may not even feel as though you are getting better at … Continue reading “How to Challenge Yourself During a Piano Practice Session”


Benefits of Practicing Between Piano Lessons

June 2, 2015



For those who are taking piano lessons with a teacher, it is essential to come in weekly and work one on one with your instructor. While it is possible to learn quite a bit during your lessons, the work does not stop there. There are many benefits to practicing between piano lessons. Practicing may not … Continue reading “Benefits of Practicing Between Piano Lessons”


What to Do If You Don’t Know How to Read Music

May 28, 2015



Music can provide your mind and soul with the break it needs. In many ways, music solves problems, provides opportunities, and offers the freedom you need. If you want to do more than just listen to it, though, you will need to learn how to read music. The good news is this can be one … Continue reading “What to Do If You Don’t Know How to Read Music”



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