Tag: Parents

Parent's Buying Guide: School Band Instruments

Parent’s Guide to School Band Instruments

School Band Instruments – A Parent’s Guide When a child shows interest in playing a musical instrument, that interest should be nurtured and encouraged. Of course, if you’re a parent who’s not…

Instrument Rental Guide

The Power of Renting There are certain times of year when music is in the air and instruments are on the brain. If you’re the parent of a child going back to…

5 Practice Tips for the Summer Months

5 Practice Tips for Your Summer Music Lessons

Summer is here! While homemade lemonade, trips to the beach, and sleeping in are perks of the season, the interrupted schedules and lapsed routines are not. If you’re a parent who is…

Five Things You Can Do to Keep Music Education in Schools

If you have an attachment to music education in schools, you don’t need a career in investigative journalism to know that times are tough for music and arts programs, not only here…

How to Help Keep Music Programs in Schools

  Did you know that the annual cost for a comprehensive K-12 music education program is only about $187 per student? If it’s so cost-effective, why are music programs the first to…

How to motivate your child to practice

How to Motivate Your Child to Practice

Research shows that regularly playing an instrument can increase IQ by seven points in both children and adults and that those who study music score an average of 20 percent higher on…