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How To Choose A Music Teacher For Your Child

How To Choose A Music Teacher For Your Child

As parents, there is nothing more frustrating and annoying than hiring the wrong music teacher (MT) to teach your child. Every month, you pay a few hundred dollars to a MT to teach your child a musical instrument. After some time, you may notice very little...
Common Mistakes Made By Students

Common Mistakes Made By Students

Throughout our years of teaching and doing piano accompaniment, we notice some common mistakes made by students: Counting: We notice that many students do not have the habit of counting. They tend to play what they think is correct. They do not take note of the time...
The Importance Of Visualisation In Music

The Importance Of Visualisation In Music

What is visualisation? Visualisation is the ability to see or form images in your mind. It is like watching a movie but it happens to play in your mind. It is usually an image of a future event. In your mind, you can see, hear, feel and smell. Almost everyone has...
Fun With Scales And Arpeggios

Fun With Scales And Arpeggios

The word, “Scales” has long been the “enemy” of many students for years, even up till now. The single most common reason they gave for not practicing scales is, “scales are so boring”. Yes, scales may seem boring, but do you know...
Know Your Foreign Terms

Know Your Foreign Terms

There are three main foreign languages often seen in music scores: Italian, French and German. The very basics of these foreign terms can be found in theory from Grade 1 to Grade 5. It is very important to know what these terms mean so that you are able to interpret...
Benefits Of Practising With A Metronome

Benefits Of Practising With A Metronome

Throughout our years of teaching and doing piano accompaniment, we noticed that many students do not use the metronome and they dislike practising with the metronome. Why? The reasons they gave were many, such as “It’s too noisy”, “It’s very difficult”, “I can’t keep...
How To Practise Smart

How To Practise Smart

How many times have you heard music teachers telling their students to “Practise at least 3 hours a day!” or “You have to practise every scale and arpeggio at least 10 times daily”? The fact is, the number of hours you practise is not that...