Why We Teach Music

  Music is a science: it is exact, specific, and it demands exact acoustics. A conductor’s full score is a chart, a graph which indicates frequencies, intensities, volume changes, melody and harmony all at once and with the most exact control of time. Music is a foreign language: most of the terms are in Italian, […]

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When Should My Child Begin Lessons?

We receive many questions about our opinions on when a child is ready to begin lessons. While there are no hard and fast rules, there are some pointers and signs that you can use to determine when your child is ready for lessons. One cannot magically deem a child to “be ready” for lessons at […]

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How Much Should One Practice?

Constant Practice Equals Consistent Progress As with anything, improving in music takes practice. One of the main problems with music lessons is the routine of practicing Time – Set the same time every day to practice so that it becomes part of a daily routine or habit. Generally, the earlier in the day the practicing can […]

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Concert Etiquette

Concert Etiquette

Coming in: The best way to come into a classical concert is early. If you are late, there are guidelines: Open the door and enter when you hear applause – as no one is performing at that time. When you do come in, quickly pick a seat in the back. Going out: The all-time greatest […]

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