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Guitar Student proudly performing at the Maestro Maines Studio LLC Student Showcase

Lesson Tips

Taking the first steps in learning a new instrument, or doing something that terrifies us is half the battle. We all know that learning a new instrument is almost as learning a new language; it's not... Read More
If you think you can remember everything your private teacher tells you during your lessons, think again! When I was in music school, I tested myself to see how much I actually remembered from my... Read More
Warm ups aren't just singing "la la la" until you feel ready to sing. Warm ups should be unique to your needs and set you up for the kind of singing you're going to do. Start in your low range and... Read More

Articles

Reading music and playing a musical instrument is a complex activity that comprises motor and multisensory (auditory, visual, and somatosensory) integration in a unique way. Music has also a well-... Read More
Unlike standardized, data and test driven institutionalized systems that dominate the 21st century educational mindset, the mentoring process administers a one-on-one committed alliance of study that... Read More
Most music teachers and students agree that in-person private lessons provide a wonderful environment and solid foundation for learning how to play an instrument. As of 2017, online distance learning... Read More