The Benefits of Children Taking Music Lessons

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The Benefits of Children Taking Music Lessons

Many parents might consider why they should enroll their children in some sort of music lessons and/or program. Some may have heard of the Mozart Effect, and how it has been debunked based on its claims. While this study’s conclusions were actually blown out of proportion by news media and politicians, there are other more recent studies that show there are many other benefits of children studying and participating in music. Music educators know firsthand these benefits, as well as ...

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The Best Apps for Music Teachers

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Music technology has definitely come a long way since the first days of MIDI and keyboards in the 1980s. Below are some useful tips, tricks, programs, and apps that are a must-have for today’s modern music teacher!

1. Tuning apps-You can get these for free on your smart phone or tablet, and a good recommendation is DaTunerLite. It accurately shows the concert pitch you’re playing chromatically, to within a tenth of a cent! The app will change from orange to green if ...

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Chicago Music School – Parent of the Month – Susie Getz

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Susie Getz Parent of the Month July 2014Congratulations to Susie Getz, our July Parent of the Month! Susie was nominated for the award by her son’s voice and piano teacher, Tina Pappademos. Here’s what Tina had to say about Susie and why she is so deserving of the award.

Susie Getz is an outstanding parent in general, as I have watched all ...

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