Practice Tips for Parents

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 by
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What are the most effective ways to encourage your children to practice? Practice: It’s many parents’ dream – you send your son or daughter to music lessons, they love their teacher, think playing their instrument is fabulous, and it’s difficult to drag them away from it.  Practicing all hours, progressing faster than young Mozart… Reality check…we’re

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Music Lessons –  What’s a good first instrument? Piano?  Guitar?  Drums?  Cello?  Ukulele? Kazoo? Are you thinking about music lessons for yourself and/or your child?  We’re often asked questions like “My child wants to learn music, what instrument should s/he start with?” or “I want to take singing lessons, but I’ve never done music before,

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A recap: A famous movie director, Michael Bay (Transformers, Pearl Harbour and other “big” movies) had been hired by Samsung to speak briefly at CES, a gigantic technology trade show in Las Vegas, last week. He got on stage, started to talk, the auto cue failed, he flailed and walked off the stage. Watch by

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We love the feeling of possibility and space that the New Year gives. It’s important to take the time to look at your life and understand what’s working and not working for you and set some new challenges or goals, if that’s what’s needed.  There’s a lot of cynicism around regarding New Year’s Resolutions but

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Beginning Music Lessons-  How old should my child be?   We’re often asked what the best age is for a child to begin music lessons or piano tuition.   The answer varies from child to child.  Earlier seems to be better – scientists have proven that starting music lessons before the age of seven can

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