Practice Tips for Parents

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 by

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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App Review - Music Apps for Kids

App review – Naxos Digital’s “My First Orchestra App” Solid educational value for younger children. This app review takes a look at My First Orchestra App, an iPad app targeted at children ages 4 and up. The app presents an overview of all the instruments of the orchestra.  It is narrated by a green troll

App Review of Noteworks

Music App Review  – NoteWorks, a note-recognition game for kids   This week’s app review covers NoteWorks  – an iPad game designed to teach note reading.  It’s available as a free, restricted version and a full paid (£2.99) version and is aimed at children. The free version only has one level and is only worth

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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App review from Musiquity-  guiding you through the good, the bad and the in-between. Today we’re providing an app review of the iPad application, Music for little Mozarts (also available on Android).  It’s a very little app in more ways than one, so we’ll keep this app review very short! The application (and its parent, the full curriculum MFLM)

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