Lesson Tips

12/12/2017 - 5:47pm EST by
Lauren Kelly
1.KEEP IT FUN Always try to keep it fun. Music is a wonderful activity. Try to avoid any negative feelings on what the young pianist is working on as this will directly effect his/her progress and in... Read More
11/14/2017 - 8:49am EST by
Sharon Stohrer
PRACTICINGby Sharon L. Stohrer Daily Regimen:• Sing when you are fresh and awake—preferably late morning or early afternoon. If practicing follows a full working/study day, see if you can take a... Read More
08/15/2017 - 4:14pm EDT by
Sharon Reum
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
04/08/2017 - 2:37am EDT by
Debi Toni
If you want it to be good enough, then that's fine, but if good enough is not enough...here's a little bit of adviice: Practice something difficult 3x's correctly before moving on to the simple... Read More
03/21/2017 - 3:24pm EDT by
Liana Lansing
Allow yourself enough time before your "entrance" to check your grooming: HAIR should look like you've combed it, not like you just tumbled out of bed What you WEAR should be appropriate to... Read More
02/08/2017 - 11:19am EST by
Aliana de la Guardia
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
02/06/2017 - 3:20am EST by
Andy Wasserman
Start by identifying which of these subjects interests you. Look online for software that is compatible with your computer (Mac or PC). Most software tools have a free version that you can try out... Read More
03/07/2016 - 12:46pm EST by
John O'Keefe
When taking Piano Lessons, students can be Challenged to set goals and given the tools to evaluate progress and meet those goals on their own. Studies have shown this benefits both children and... Read More
10/28/2015 - 1:32pm EDT by
Jerry La Rosa
1. FIRST LESSON-BEFORE YOU EVEN PUT YOUR HANDS ON THE KEYBOARD…Look at your hands. The thumbs are number 1. Proceed in order of 1, 2, 3 ,4 and 5. Notice how this order naturally provides motion in... Read More
08/14/2015 - 3:57pm EDT by
Alan Tauber
Bringing yourself to the drum set or to the djembe drum, dumbek conga or other instrument, means just that. It is you that is playing the drum.I do believe that inspiration from artists you admire,... Read More