7 Benefits of Music Therapy

Music therapy has a multitude of benefits that are often unknown! Each client’s needs are different, so their experience with music therapy will also be individualized to meet those needs. Read on to discover some of the foundational or “basic” benefits of music...

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Student Spotlight – Assisting a Summer Camp

by Isbah Shahjee   A few weeks ago, I assisted with the Bumps & Beats Summer Camp at Valotta Studios. It was a great learning experience for me as I figured out how to work with younger children. In the mornings, I would help the teacher in charge with...

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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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