Art’s Advice – Why Private Lessons?

In years (very) gone by, music was relegated almost exclusively to the home.  The musical “The Music Man” depicts a traveling con-man named Harold Hill who travels from town to town, selling the townsfolk on the advantages of a school instrumental music program to...

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Travel Restrictions Update – 11/18/20

Hello parents and students, In accordance with yesterday’s announcement from the governor’s office and in the interest of keeping our students, families, and teachers safe, we will be adopting the new PA travel restrictions for the time being. As explained...

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6 Steps to Warm Up Your Voice

Warming up for any instrument is extremely important. If you don’t warm up before you sing or play, you won’t be able to perform to the best of your ability. In singing, it is essential to be properly warmed up so that you are not only optimizing your sound, but also...

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Practice Mode vs. Performance Mode

by Miss Cassie When practicing your pieces, do you stop and restart every time you make a mistake? Or, do you keep going and come back to the mistake afterwards? If you stop and restart every time you make a mistake, you are using what I like to call “practice mode.”...

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Why Take Music Lessons?

We hear it all the time - why should my child stick with music lessons if they don’t plan on being a musician for their career? Music helps children (and adults!) learn important skills that carry over to every aspect of their life. Here are a few of the big ones!:...

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