Practice Tips for Teachers, Students and Their Parents, Part 2

by Leila Viss Leila Viss generates creative-based, tech-savvy instruction and resources for her private studio, the University of Denver’s Piano Preparatory Program,, 88 Creative Keys events, music industry magazines, and frequent speaking engagements. This article was originally posted here at on August 29, 2019, and is reprinted with permission. As music teachers, we […]

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The Importance of Music Lessons

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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 in the world around them. Throughout their time of getting older, they’re taking in endless amounts of information and knowledge which makes this time ideal for making an impact […]

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Benefits Of Music Lessons For Kids

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What is it about making music that sets the brain alight?” – In this TED-Ed video that went viral a few years ago, educator Anita Collins examines some of the long-term positive effects of playing a musical instrument. Among the benefits, Collins’ research found that playing music activates every area of the brain at once, […]

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