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Music Lesson Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide Happy Holidays!  This time of season can be stressful for a lot of people.  As you run around trying to figure out what you are going to get for your child, family member, friend, or coworker who loves music, we have come up with a simple stocking stuffer gift…

October 19, 2017 [email protected] No comments exist

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Music Lessons These guidelines will help the music student have a successful, rewarding experience learning an instrument. Below are practical tips that we have discovered from years of teaching. 1. How Young Is Too Young? Starting at the Right Age Adults can start any instrument at any…

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Music Frequently Asked Questions (And Answers) Q. Do I need a piano at home to take piano lessons? A. While it is ideal if you do have a piano at home, you can start lessons with our piano teachers by using an electric keyboard to practice on at home. Most of our students rent or buy…

October 3, 2017 [email protected] No comments exist

5 Ways Music Changes At-Risk Youth (And the One Way You Can Help) “Music can change the world because it can change people” – Bono With more than 30.7 million American children in low-income families, there’s no doubt that we need to help. That’s 43 percent of the children in our country! Research is clear…

October 11, 2016 [email protected] No comments exist

Piano is such a great starter instrument, which is why it’s the #1 choice for parents to start exposing their kids to music at Spark. I think it’s so important to give kids the ability to discover and express their creative side through music, but I’ve heard so many horror stories about parents taking their…

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As a working musician, I am quickly realizing how important it is to use technology to stay relevant. So many songwriters are using electronic samples and sounds that are vital to the song. For a drummer, this may mean using a sample pad to replicate different sounds. For a keyboardist, it may mean building synth…

December 21, 2015 [email protected] No comments exist

Why Is Music So Important? I started thinking about how important music is to our children and society. As I read articles understanding the importance, I realize how music is worked into many of the school subjects that kids are learning in school today. Science The science of music and sound is something that we…

April 27, 2015 [email protected] 1 comment

“Help! I need to buy a drum kit and have no idea where to start.”
There are so many options out there, so what is the best for you? Things that will factor in what the best option for you is going to be size/age of the students, noise tolerance, budget, needs, and features.