How to Pick the Right Music Program for Your Child

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Sorting through the numerous options might be overwhelming but here are a few points to consider when picking your child’s music program.

  • Outline your needs and goals for your child. e.g.  I want my child to perform professionally  ,

          I want my child to acquire a wide foundation in music

          I am interested in an activity that will keep my child stimulated and engaged

         I want my child to be exposed to a variety of musical styles and instruments

  • Once you are clear on what you want you can set about discovering what’s out there visit the program’s location, website, have a chat with the teacher. Discuss teaching philosophy instead of particular results...
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5 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed at Piano this Fall

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September is that time when fall is in  full swing and routines are starting to take shape. Fall is a great time to reevaluate your routines and set up new healthier routines that lead to better habits before the holidays take over. Take the opportunity to help your child set new goals for piano study and guarantee success. Here are 5 easy hacks to hit the refresh button on a stale practise routine.

  1. Reevaluate your objective:  Help your child define the answer to “why do I play piano? ” I do  this with all my students at the beginning of each year. It’s  a powerful way to get the big picture perspective for parents, students and teacher. It helps all parties set their goals and expectations from the get go.When things are tough and motivation is low it’s a great question to ask to bri...
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