11 Sight-Reading Practice Tips for Musicians

How to get better at sight-reading music   It’s no secret that practicing music isn’t easy. It takes many hours of practice, determination, and failure before truly becoming a successful musician. Part of the preparation is sight-reading practice so that when the performance comes the musician is at the top of their game. Learning to […]

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Motivation is the Key to Success

It’s remarkable what motivation can do for someone’s success Encouraging students to reach their goals can be easy with the right type of motivation. Of course, everyone needs the motivation to do things/complete tasks, no matter how big or small they are. Motivation can range from something small like getting to enjoy a piece of […]

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Conducting Student Evaluations

Student evaluations don’t need to be so nerve-wracking as they are most of the time. They have benefits for the students and teachers and should be used to their advantage. Evaluations can be done in two ways, formal and informal. Both are very useful to see how the student is doing and how the teacher […]

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Train Hard But Train Smart

Building the perfect practice schedule for your students requires a lot of balance. You have to create a demanding schedule, but if it will be too demanding, you risk losing your students as they might feel helpless and overwhelmed. On the other hand, you have to maintain a sense of fun and enjoyment, but if […]

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You’re Destined for Greatness

Be the teacher you were always meant to be It may be shocking to some, but anyone can be a teacher, really. With the mindset and will, anything is possible. But it’s not possible for everyone to be a great teacher as that takes dedication, passion, and drive to really want to improve and inspire […]

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How to Give Students Constructive Feedback

Feedback is your friend, not your enemy Giving and receiving constructive feedback isn’t always the most fun part of being a teacher or student. As the teacher, it’s part of your job to guide your students and help them improve in their musical practice. Within that guidance, there should be constructive feedback that helps the […]

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The Importance of Music Lessons

Music (Lessons) Can Make a Big Difference in Life From a very young age, kids start learning how to speak, think, and understand what’s going on. Throughout their time of growing up, they’re taking in endless amounts of knowledge and it’s the best time to make an impact on them for the rest of their […]

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