OUR TEACHER ALEX CONWAY RECEIVED THE SECOND PRIZE IN THIS YEAR’S PRESTIGIOUS JAMES PAPPOUTSAKIS FLUTE COMPETITION AND IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE BILL GRASS MEMORIAL PRIZE. CONGRATULATIONS ALEX!
Making piano practice easy! I sometimes hear parents that their children are not progressing as fast as they’d like. It takes time for the child to progress and children progress at different rates. Like with any new subject, they can progress faster with parental assistance especially for young children under 10 years old. Even overseeing […]
On December 7th, we had our 2nd annual winter recitals and art exhibition. We had over 200 people attend these events. Students showcased their best art works and performed wonderfully on their respective musical instruments. Five of our teachers also performed for the students and their audience. Kevin O’Shaughnessy (guitar), Julianne Gearhart (voice), Alex Conway […]
This fascinating article from The New York Times discusses how music played an important role in the lives of many famous and successful leaders. Is_Music_the_Key_to_Success__-_NYTimes.29164838
The harp is one of the oldest instruments with its origins dating back to ancient Egypt over 7,000 years ago. Essentially an uncloaked piano, a concert grand has 47 strings and the ability to access a broad scope of repertoire, including classical and popular music. While the instrument is beautiful to look at, it is […]
Learning a musical instrument takes time, patience, and effort. When a student begins playing most often the results are not as expected. In time, the student will understand the mechanics of the instrument and play a piece successfully. It also takes time to learn music theory. Mastering an instrument is not a two-month, or even a […]