Sneak Peek into the Studio

Every student deserves quality instruction. What does “quality instruction” mean? In the context of music lessons, I believe it can be defined by instruction that provides the kinds of opportunities each student needs to learn, grow, and thrive both musically and personally. It means the best equipment, technology, teaching methods, resources and learning environment that work together to make piano lessons a fun way to reach a well-rounded understanding of music. My studio has the following 4 items that support each student’s unique journey to success in music.  I believe the following sets my studio apart from other instructors in the area. Continue reading

Music Should be Fun

Learning music doesn’t just happen at the piano bench or sitting behind a music book. Music is by nature personal, interactive, and ought to be fun.

What are your best memories of making or enjoying music? I know mine are when I could sing or play with others, and when how much fun I was having took precedence over how difficult the learning may have been. Think about going to a musical, a concert, or recital. If there isn’t one single moment that makes you smile, was it worth going?

I love to enrich music lessons with movement, games, and fun activities, especially for young students. The importance of play in learning cannot be overlooked! As an added bonus, children just plain have more fun in their private lessons. And who can say ‘No’ to that when their child is fully engaged with the content and is mastering concepts at a surprisingly quick pace?