The Piano Place Blog

July 3, 2019
The Underrated Benefits of Group Lessons: How Make-up Master Classes Enhance Student Learning

Welcome to Summer Term! Summer term is always fun— it’s loaded with workshop opportunities, parades, performance events, and more! You may be aware of the changes we recently made to our Make-up Policy and with that, we are so excited to introduce you to our new group lesson experience: The Make-up Master Class.  Our Master […]

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June 3, 2019
5 Reasons We LOVE Recital Season…

Spring recitals are wrapping up, and we’re honestly sad to see them end! We love recital season, and wanted to share some of the benefits we see our students experience each time they get a chance to perform. So, without further ado, here’s five reasons we love recitals, and think you should too! Performing provides […]

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May 28, 2019
Teach your Kids to Love Music in Three Simple Steps

Want to raise a family of music enthusiasts? Dream of sharing your favorite songs with your children and watching them perform someday? A love and appreciation for music is an amazing gift to give your child, and it’s easier than you might think. We can’t promise you’ll become the modern version of the Von Trapp […]

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April 23, 2019
Three Ways Parents Can Help Kids Connect Heart to Art

Looking for ways to encourage your reluctant musician without begging and pleading? Learning a new instrument is challenging, and many parents struggle to help motivate and inspire their kids. We recently conducted an experiment to help us better understand our new students. We asked our beginners what they think of when they about learning a […]

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August 27, 2018
Learning Basic Piano History

At The Piano Place, we’re happy to be carrying on a piano legacy that extends back centuries. The piano is the most popular instrument in the world, and enjoys a long and colorful history that we’re honored to be able to continue. Where exactly does the modern piano draw its historical roots from, and how […]

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July 13, 2018
Top Tools for Learning an Instrument

At The Piano Place, we believe that every student, no matter their age or experience level, can get success out of music lessons. Whether you play piano, guitar, violin or are interested in voice lessons, we can give you the tools it takes to succeed. Across several different instruments, many of the same themes tend to […]

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June 26, 2018
Factors in a Successful Music Experience

Whether you or your child is interested in guitar, piano, violin, voice or any other music lessons, there are several areas you will have to commit to if you want to achieve your goals. Some of these are personal, while others relate to making the right choices when it comes to the people who help […]

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June 14, 2018
Adult Lessons: Kristin’s Story

Many adult students question if “it’s too late” or if “they’ve missed their chance” to undertake an instrument. Scientific studies have shown that engaging in music lessons provides a myriad of positive effects for students of every age. While taking music lessons as an adult might seem like a frivolous expense, we’d like you to […]

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June 9, 2018
Common Practice Themes for Musical Training

For any music student dedicated to their craft, a common question is this one: “What should I practice?” This is a question for everyone from novices to experts, whether you’re taking piano lessons, guitar lessons, violin lessons or others. At The Piano Place, we’re here to help. Our educators have experience across the music industry, […]

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June 7, 2018
The Value of Investing in a Music Education: #MakingMoreThanMusicians

Between sports teams, school activities, and church groups, our children have more options than ever when it comes to filling their free time. So why music lessons? If you’ve been hesitant about adding music lessons to your child’s schedule, we’ve made a list of 6 benefits of investing in a music education for your children. These benefits extend […]

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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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