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a musical response to the Forbes article “7 crippling parenting behaviors…”

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a musical response to the Forbes article “7 crippling parenting behaviors…”

Why do we enroll our children in music lessons? Why do we sign them up for basketball, karate, or gymnastics? It’s not because we believe they will become professionals. It’s b ...

Why do we enroll our children in music lessons? Why do we sign them up for basketball, karate, or gymnastics? It’s not because we believe they will become professionals. It’s because these activities are more than just sport or hobbies; we believe they are character builders. ...

but music practice is soooooo boring!

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but music practice is soooooo boring!

All of your students practice as much as they should and more, right? OK, you can stop laughing and pick yourself up off the floor now. I know it wasn't the brightest question. ...

All of your students practice as much as they should and more, right? OK, you can stop laughing and pick yourself up off the floor now. I know it wasn't the brightest question. But I asked it to make a point, of course. Haven't you been guilty of that misbehavior? I personally ...

top 5 children’s songs to play on guitar

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top 5 children’s songs to play on guitar

Getting children involved with music is always a positive thing for parents to do.  Our young ones will often come home from school talking about the instruments they have played o ...

Getting children involved with music is always a positive thing for parents to do.  Our young ones will often come home from school talking about the instruments they have played or the songs they have sung that day. As an extension of this, you might include music into your chil ...

quick tips to get your child interested in playing a musical instrument

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quick tips to get your child interested in playing a musical instrument

There have been countless studies proving the benefits playing a musical instrument can have on a child’s development. Playing an instrument has been shown to: • Enhance memory • ...

There have been countless studies proving the benefits playing a musical instrument can have on a child’s development. Playing an instrument has been shown to: • Enhance memory • Improve readings and math skills • Boost responsibility and time management abilities Furthermore ...

performance tips for all ages and levels

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performance tips for all ages and levels

Whether it’s a 5th grader’s 1st piano recital or a high school student's college audition, every performance is unique and has a certain level of unpredictability. Regardless of ex ...

Whether it’s a 5th grader’s 1st piano recital or a high school student's college audition, every performance is unique and has a certain level of unpredictability. Regardless of experience level, you can never be over-prepared. Listed below are some tried and true tips and tricks ...

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