Miss Katy’s Clinical Music Therapy Experience

Katy was fortunate to experience a wide variety of clinical placements both during and following her undergraduate career at Elizabethtown College. Each semester, she worked with her clients once a week for the duration of the semester. Elizabethtown has a music...

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5 Fun Facts about Miss Katy, our Music Therapist!

Katy received her bachelor's degree in music therapy with a concentration in vocal studies from Elizabethtown College in Lancaster county, PA Katy has been out of the country once, to tour Ireland with a college choir Katy has a cat named Patrick Katy plays clarinet,...

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Valotta Studios Memorial Day Playlist

We’ve got sunshine on the brain here at Valotta Studios! Check out our Memorial Day sunshine-themed playlist “FUN IN THE SUN,” that includes hits like: “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles “Brighter Than the Sun” by Colbie Callait “Saturday Sun” by Vance Joy “You Are...

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Valotta Studios Summer Motivation Playlist

Need motivation to get through those last few weeks before summer? Are finals bumming you out? Our newest playlist will have you feeling empowered and ready to take on the world! Check out our teachers’ motivational selections below and listen on our Spotify account!...

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6 Reasons to Stay in Lessons This Summer

Here at Valotta Studios, we are ready for summer! We’re tired of grey skies and random chilly days and are so looking forward to some sun. Each summer, some of our families choose to take the season off of lessons, which makes sense, right? If your child is on break...

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5 Ways Your Child Can Benefit From Recitals

Recital season is approaching, and I'm sure you've had the talk with your child about whether or not they want to participate. It's easy to allow your child to opt out of performing in recitals for one reason or another: performance anxiety, relative inexperience with...

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Musical Resolutions & How They Can Help Your Child

The start of a new year is a time of contemplation, reflection, and renewed energy--we begin the year hopeful to improve ourselves in our professions, studies, habits, and hobbies. Here at Valotta Studios, many of our teachers discuss ways to improve our students’...

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Top Practicing Tips from our Teachers

Everyone knows that practicing at home is the best way to get better an an instrument, but not every student knows the best way to practice. We went around to some of our teachers to get their favorite tips on how each student can improve their practicing techniques....

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