Making Practice Fun

Written by & under Marketing, performance, Policies and Procedures, Program Development, teacher resourses, teaching.

There comes a point in every students’ learning when practice becomes arduous and stale. This can happen to any student at any age or skill level. Often hectic work or school schedules leave little time for practice making it feel like a chore, or students plateau at times and feel as if they are not… Read more »

Yes, Your Voice Student NEEDS Piano Lessons.

Written by & under performance, Policies and Procedures, Program Development, teacher resourses, teaching.

When students start private lessons, it would be reasonable to expect that his/her lesson would be focused on the instrument they’re most excited about. Voice lessons are no exception – after all, singers want to sing! As far as instruments go, the barrier to entry for singing lessons is as low as it gets: you… Read more »

How’s Your New Year So Far?

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How has your New Year been as we wrap up January 2018? Are your New Year’s resolutions still going strong? Have you changed your eating? Are you getting more exercise in? Are you practicing your instrument more? Or are you thinking, “Oh wait… I did have resolutions.  What are those again?” No problem. We at Studio Helper are… Read more »

Show up, Show up early, Show up prepared.

Written by & under Policies and Procedures, studio of the month, teacher resourses, teaching.

I teach my students the rudiments of music and the techniques necessary to master their instrument, but also try give them preparation on how to be successful in life. Three valuable lessons I’ve learned from music teachers, coaches, and family are to show up, show up early, and show up prepared. I believe that these… Read more »

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

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My internet research indicates that you have a whopping 20% chance of sticking to your New Year’s resolutions this year.  That’s kind of depressing.  So about 20% of us will be successful and sadly about 80% of us will fail in restarting or reenergizing our new, good habits.  After a month 50% of us will… Read more »