Finding Your Voice

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From the very beginning of music lessons, the voice is our first go to, tool to learn about notes harmonies and scales. This is an essential part of reading music and training your musical ear. However, the voice as an instrument is also the cause of many insecurities, such as not liking how it sounds,… Read more »

Competition Mindset

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It’s always healthy to feel like there is some competition in every discipline, this includes music. These “competitions” however, are not exclusively with another person, it also involves ourselves and surpassing our past selves. This kind of motivation is sometimes thought to be unhealthy or unnecessary, but the truth is that it can be fuel… Read more »

Advocate for Music Education: It’s More than Extracurricular!

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by Robert Fisher · robert@csminspires.com The start of the school year brings a flurry of activities. Whether your child is enrolling in new classes or participating in new after-school activities, the seemingly endless rat race has already started for many. In the hustle and bustle of family, work and life scheduling, it can unfortunately be… Read more »

How Instruments Work

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There is an ongoing problem about the way we approach to tools or instruments today, which makes us focus more on how to use them rather than understanding how they work. Some may say that it’s not necessary to know how an instrument works, or how it was made, however the same could be said… Read more »

The Visual Part of Music

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It’s common sense that music is something that is heard, listened, it goes through our ears, we are able to register sound and that way we can experience music, however there is a very important visual part of music, some are also a part of common sense or logic, others form part of aspects that… Read more »