Life skills through music lessons for kids 4+ in Park Slope & surrounding neighborhoods of Brooklyn, NY

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How to ensure your child’s success?

How to ensure your child’s success?

By on Mar 14, 2017 in Blog, Teaching Methods | 0 comments

What can we do to help our children become successful?  It’s a question that reverberates deeply in every parent. “To give our kids the best possible potential for a successful life, we need to teach and model for them how to work well.” – Cal Newport The summer I was 10 years old, I would ride my bike every morning to my local public library.  There, I would...

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Black History Celebration Gig at local hospital, featuring Park Slope teacher Sean Spada!

By on Feb 20, 2017 in Teaching Methods | 0 comments

Recently, one of our teachers, Sean Spada, had an interesting gig…at a hospital!  Held February 8 at Maimonides Medical Center, the event celebrated Black History Month, focused on highlighting influential women, and even featured some employees from the institution for the first time.   During the program, staff members represented influential women in...

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Ukulele for kids: what size should I get?

Ukulele for kids: what size should I get?

By on Feb 3, 2017 in Blog, Teaching Methods | 0 comments

There are several sizes of Ukulele.  This instrument, from Hawaii, has had a major resurgence in the last decade or so. (If you’ve never heard of Jake Shimabukuro – just google him now.) And why not?  It’s so fun!  And portable! Plus you can get a really nice one for less than $100. The four most common sizes of Ukulele are Soprano Concert Tenor...

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What will my child learn in their first piano lesson?

What will my child learn in their first piano lesson?

By on Jan 10, 2017 in Music Lesson, Teaching Methods | 0 comments

When you’re searching for a music teacher for your child, you want to get a feel for the teacher.  What is a lesson like?  What’s their philosophy?  What can I expect? We have taught hundreds of kids in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn over the last decade.  The secret to our success is in the fun we bring to the lessons right from the start. If you hated...

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What makes our preschool piano lessons better?

What makes our preschool piano lessons better?

By on Nov 28, 2016 in Blog, Teaching Methods | 0 comments

Our preschool piano lessons are virtually unmatched.  Most teachers will not accept a student until 7 or 8 years old. Why is that? There is a gap in most music curriculums that do not cover the pre-literate preschool aged child. The curriculum we use with our young preschool students is what makes us stand out.  It was developed in house by our founder, Andrew...

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Inside a music lesson – it’s more than just sitting on the piano bench

By on Oct 1, 2016 in Blog, Music Lesson, News, Teaching Methods | 0 comments

Our music lessons are fun! We not only want our students to learn how to play songs.  We also want them to understand the concepts of music theory which make it easier to transfer to other instruments.  Many of our students have started at the keyboard and then added other instruments like ukulele, guitar, recorder, flute and lap dulcimer to name a few. In our...

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