Where do the names of the notes come from?

Where do the names of the notes come from?

“Picture this: We are in Italy in the beginning of the 11th century. Specifically, we are in Tuscany and the little city of Arezzo which is in the center of Italy. It’s spring and already the sun is shinning. It’s warm enough to walk around wear...

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How to Motivate Your Child to Practice

How to Motivate Your Child to Practice

“Among the numerous challenges that parents face in handling children’s music lessons (choosing the instrument, finding a good teacher, etc.), getting kids to practice is the most daunting of all. The severity of the problem and the importance of ...

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Study shows that music can rewire the brain

Study shows that music can rewire the brain

“A new Finnish research team have found that practising an instrument can make you a better communicator by altering the brain.” – See more at: http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/news/study-shows-music-can-rewire-brain#sthash.suHEDTVs.d...

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6 Life Lessons You Learned From Your Piano Teacher

6 Life Lessons You Learned From Your Piano Teacher

Don’t rush to the end of your life. Stay on tempo. To read more, visit http://www.retale.com/blog/learn-piano-teacher/

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What To Do When You Make A Mistake

What To Do When You Make A Mistake

Mistakes are a big fixation in the life of a piano teacher. Students come to piano lessons and play their pieces and sooner or later they play wrong notes, wrong rhythms, wrong articulations, wrong dynamic shapes, and so forth. To read more, visit https:...

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Best Classical Music for Parents to Give Their Kids

Best Classical Music for Parents to Give Their Kids

We want our students to listen to the best classical music, but let’s face it, most parents just don’t know where to start when it comes to finding good ones that connect with kids. And we have to honest that if parents choose the “wrong” kind of...

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