Spring-Time Songs & Pieces

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Spring-Time Songs & Pieces

“Ah! Spring is in the air!” Well, at least intermittently, with the unseasonably warm temperatures that keep popping up every so often. However, with it being March now, spring really is around the corner, and we were inspired to do another quick gathering of seasonally appropriate pieces and songs to get you excited for those gorgeous blossoms and happy chirping of the birds. Parents, ask your child’s teacher to start teaching him or her these musical gems. Teachers, it’s not ...

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Spooktacular Halloween Playlist

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Spooktacular Halloween Playlist

Halloween is just around the corner, and some of you may be “haunting” for the scariest, eeriest playlist to set the mood for your Halloween party or get-together, give the best impression of a haunted house on the block when those little trick-or-treaters stop by your place, or simply to get you in the mood! Well rest assured, this playlist compiled by our music friends at Classic FM is sure to put a classic twist on this season’s spooky soundtrack—enjoy! ...

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Classical Indian Music

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Classical Indian Music

If you’re a private music teacher in the suburbs of a big city, chances are you have a handful of Indian families, as they happen to be a large immigrant group that primarily settles in these communities. Chances are, as well, that the parents have expressed to you a need that they would like YOU to teach their children the basics of classical Indian music. Now, unless you have spent a significant portion of a World Music class in college ...

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What to expect when preparing for an ABRSM exam.

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Studying piano in England can be a very different experience than taking lessons in the USA. In my experience I never did recitals as I was always preparing for the next exam. There are positives and negatives to both approaches. Exams do not prepare you for performing to a large audience but they do teach you how to become a well-rounded musician. I attribute my sight-reading skills to having to learn this for an exam. I ...

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