January 13, 2022
4 Ways to Reignite Excitement for Music Lessons

Happy New Year! If your New Year’s Resolution included anything about reigniting you or your student’s excitement for music lessons, you’re in the right place.  Remember how exciting it felt to start learning an instrument? Bringing back those feelings is easier than you might think.  Here are four easy tips to guarantee you start 2022 […]

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December 14, 2021
SLC Child Instrument Motivation: Healthy Methods, Control, Enjoyment

While many kids will be very excited as they first get started with learning a new instrument, there are plenty of cases where this excitement can fade with time. In many such situations, kids lose the motivation to practice their instrument -- and parents will have to play a role in maintaining it.  At The […]

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November 29, 2021
Three Ways to Serve with Music this Season

It’s officially the Holiday Season! It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also the perfect time of year to engage in service within the community.  We believe in the power of music as a tool for serving others, especially during the Holidays. Learning a piece of music with the intention to […]

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November 9, 2021
How Music Lessons for Kids Help Strengthen Other School Subjects

In Draper and throughout Utah, school is now well back into session, and many of our children are looking for ways to express their creativity outside of the classroom. One of the most interesting, fun and challenging extracurricular activities since the dawn of time is taking music lessons. No matter what instrument your child gravitates […]

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October 13, 2021
The 5 Best Motivation Strategies for New Learners

You’re officially a Piano Parent! Or Voice Lesson Support System. Maybe you’re a new Violin Mom or Guitar Dad. Whatever your role, you’ve got a beginning musician in your life, and you’re looking for ways to motivate your new learner.  Keeping kids motivated can be a challenge, but it’s not impossible. Here are our tips […]

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October 12, 2021
Correct Piano Posture: Are You Getting It Right?

When taking piano lessons, students focus heavily on their hands and the keys in front of them. But one area that may be overlooked by many students is their overall posture while sitting at the piano. Learning to play the piano often involves long hours of practice in addition to your lessons. If your posture […]

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September 14, 2021
Singing Lessons for Kids: What You Need to Know

Music lessons can take many different forms. Some people are interested in learning to play a new instrument, while others want to how to play an instrument they love even more. One instrument that kids often want to fine-tune is that of their voice – the ultimate human instrument! For some kids, performing and signing […]

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August 30, 2021
4 Ways to get Back into a Practice Routine

There’s nothing quite like back-to-school season. New school supplies, choosing the first-day perfect outfit, and swapping out the swimsuits and flip flops for backpacks and calculators.  It’s also back to routines and schedules, and for many of us, it’s a welcome return. Both kids and parents thrive on structure— and when it comes to learning […]

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August 10, 2021
Overcoming Stage Fright: How Music Lessons Can Help

One of the best things about taking music lessons in Draper is that you get to eventually show off what you’ve learned to others. Whether it’s in your living room or in a crowded theatre, many budding musicians find that one thing really holds them back: stage fright. Just as with your music lessons, stage […]

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July 13, 2021
The Benefits of Piano Lessons for Your Child

Piano lessons are almost a cliché of childhood. How many stories have you heard from friends about how their family made them take piano lessons? Don’t let the negative experiences of others discourage you from introducing your child to piano lessons. Research has shown that even those people who didn’t continue playing the piano later […]

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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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