Back in grade eight, I was well known in school for my piano skills. Kids would ask me to play “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis every music class. I was constantly showing off. One day, the school music teacher asked me if I’d like to solo something cool for the year-end concert.Continue Reading
It’s tempting. How cool would it be if you were able to really rock and claim to be a self-taught guitar player? How nice would it be to save a few bucks a month and learn guitar from a free YouTube video or a DVD? Undeniably, these sound like appealing options – but they’re alsoContinue Reading
Here are 4 tips to help motivate your child to practice their musical instrument more.
When your child has a music recital approaching, it is easy to feel a little helpless as they struggle to master their piece and battle with the nervousness they might be feeling. While it might be tempting to sit back and let their music lessons teach them everything they need to know, there is aContinue Reading
For adult music students, performances can seem particularly nerve-racking. As adults, we tend to be more self-conscious than a child might be, and as a student, we are prone to make mistakes. While this is normal, it makes for a terrible case of nerves before a recital. You may not be able to make theContinue Reading