Who wants to practice to play like this?
It’s fun to play Bach when you’re six!
This article highlights the lasting impact of music lessons on the brain. We know that music study changes the brain and this encouraging article points to lasting mental health benefits.
Less is more!
Help your children learn this important lesson in their daily practice and in how you frame the experience of ‘practicing’ in your home.
Don’t miss this video. What a fabulous reminder to keep your head up and eyes on the goal when presented with challenges. Thank you, Emily!
This is a great reminder to be thankful for the resources and opportunities we have and also to embrace joy in music!
This brief article lists several studies that highlight the value of music study during childhood.
As an aside, their bow hold shapers are pretty fabulous as well. I would always recommend students work to develop a bow hold on their own power, but there are times when physical issues or quirky emotional struggles emerge around the bow hold. When it’s time to set those things aside and get the student on to music making, give one of their bow hold shapers a try!