How can parents help the beginner music student?

Entering into the world of music education can be a little daunting for parents, particularly for those parents who did not have any music opportunities when they were children themselves.

Knowing when and how to start lessons can be confusing, so here are a few tips to help you get started.

Confidence and Practice for Musicians

When reflecting back on the last week of teaching, confidence was the topic that I had found myself discussing in depth with all of my students and choirs. It didn’t matter about age, gender or experience, because the challenges were all the same.

Why serious music students should study music theory!

See, learning musical theory is like learning grammar in a foreign language. It’s usually the hardest part to grasp but so essential when constructing any sentence you are trying to speak or write. This is the same for music theory – once you have mastered the basics it applies to all musical genres and styles.