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The Piano Place Blog

March 9, 2020
Investing In Music Education: It's A Marathon Not A Sprint

We live in a world filled with more choices and opportunities than ever before. Need a new mattress? There’s dozens of online options for every type of bedding. What’s for dinner? You can get just about anything delivered—from your groceries to a five-course meal. We’re no longer limited to what’s nearby or available in stores, […]

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March 2, 2020
Getting Comfortable With Discomfort

Think back to the last time you tried something new. Whether it’s trying out a new recipe or downloading an APP to learn a new language, our busy lives constantly require us to learn new skills. Most of the time, we’re able to learn these skills from the privacy of our own homes or workplaces, […]

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January 16, 2020
A Holiday Miracle with The Piano Place

Happy New Year! We’re halfway through January, which means those New Year’s resolutions might be feeling a little less important than they did a few weeks ago. We’re all feeling that post-Holiday slump, which is why we wanted to share some inspiration with our The Piano Place family. We promise it’s a story that will […]

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December 3, 2019
Why We Love Teaching with Digital Pianos

While our students often perform on a traditional acoustic piano, we use both acoustic and digital pianos in our studios during instruction. Our favorite to use, and the model featured throughout our studios, is the Yamaha Clavinova CLP series. The touch and action features on these pianos, paired with the individual key counter weights (similar […]

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November 19, 2019
Tips for Learning Two Instruments at Once

Raising a music enthusiast interested in adding a new instrument to their repertoire? For some students, adding a second instrument can be a rewarding and beneficial experience, as long as everyone is on the same page for what a multiple-instrument lessons entail. But just as a student can successfully study both Math and English at […]

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November 1, 2019
Finding the Perfect Music Teacher: Two Things You Need to Know

The right music teacher can make or break a student’s enthusiasm for music, so finding the perfect fit is critical to helping your musician succeed— especially in the beginning stages of learning a new instrument. Fortunately, we’re big believers in matching every student with an instructor that’s just right for them, whether it’s someone who […]

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October 18, 2019
Live Longer, Remember More, and Sleep Better: How Adult Music Lessons Can Change Your Life…

Love music but worried it’s too late to learn how to play? Good news: music lessons aren’t just for kids, and it’s never too late to explore a new passion! Here’s five GREAT reasons to enroll in music lessons this year 1. It’s good for you! Really, really good for you, actually: enrolling in music […]

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September 27, 2019
How to Jump Back into Music Lessons without Skipping a Beat

It’s a miracle! Your child who previously insisted that music lessons were not for them is suddenly expressing interest again. Hurray! Here’s where things get tricky: How do you jump back into music lessons with a long-term commitment in mind? It can be intimidating for both students and parents to start again, which is why […]

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September 11, 2019
Everything you Need to Know About Musikgarten

Our wonderful Musikgarten Teacher Teri Lynn Holt Horne Our South Jordan location is now open, and we are so excited to offer Musikgarten classes as part of our curriculum! For those of you unfamiliar with this program, Musikgarten is an internationally recognized early-childhood music education program specially designed for toddlers and pre-K children. We currently […]

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August 30, 2019
Music Lessons Long Term

If you learned a musical instrument as a child, you know that it’s often a struggle to stay motivated and continue with lessons and daily practicing. And as an adult, you may find yourself facing the same struggle with your own child, especially after the first few months of excitement wear off and progress seems […]

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“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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