Your child may play a music instrument (like trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, flute, trombone, violin, viola, or cello) in school, so why do they need to learn to play another instrument? Piano and guitar are both instruments that form the base for a lot of music. They can be utilized in different ways to enhance or […]
Below are a list of 10 tips I have learned to implement. They are in no particular order, so you can use whichever ones you think work best for you.
4 Tips for Music Students This Summer As the school year comes to the close, many students will find themselves occupied with various summer activities. The summer is, without question, the most critical time for a student to maintain a regular practice schedule. The students who practice regularly over the summer will show up to […]
The Trumpet Student Basics The Trumpet: Of course, it makes sense that the most important item in a trumpet student’s arsenal of gear is the trumpet itself! There’s a wide array of options to choose from, and if you are not an experienced musician or music educator yourself, it can certainly be daunting to choose. […]
As a school band director, teaching beginner players, I am constantly asked by parents what items their children really need to get started. There are a few key recommendations that I make, regardless of what instrument their child plays. First, they need a reliable instrument (we’ll talk about that in another blog, another day). Second, […]