Performing Arts

Practicing with a Metronome

Posted on August 10, 2017

When practicing music, your metronome should be your best friend. However, a lot of students feel weighed down by the incessant clicking noises. Students may feel like using a metronome stifles their creativity. There are a lot of good reasons to be pulling out your metronome and using it. Keep a Steady Tempo The most obvious reason to use a metronome is that it provides a steady tempo. When young students practice a new piece of music, they will practiceRead More

Music Practice Tips

Posted on July 5, 2017

The key to being great at anything is to practice. This is especially true of music. While not always fun, if you want to improve, practicing is 90% of the process. Here are some practicing tips to make the most out of your practice time. Set Goals Do not just go into a practice room and start playing. In order to make the most out of your time, make a plan as to what you need to do and what youRead More

How Music Benefits Children

Posted on June 21, 2017

At a glance, learning music at a young age can provide man benefits for the children. Regardless of your background, music is something everyone can enjoy and understand. Learning music instills lessons in hard work, practice, and discipline. The earlier a child starts music, the more the brain growth will be influenced. This sets them up for life and allows them to do better not only academically, but also socially. Music promotes active listening which allows them to gain deeperRead More