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Cabin Fever Busters

By Shelley / March 31, 2020 /

Cabin Fever Busters The amazing team at MMW has put together fun, free cabin fever busters for children and adults of all ages.  Just login to the MMW zoom link and enjoy the music! Monday: Drumming Around the House Join Mr. David Libman as he drums around the house with everyday household items.  You may…

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Update from Studio Owners

By Shelley / March 24, 2020 /

Thank You! Your continued support as we’ve moved to a new teaching platform this past week has been overwhelming. Thank you for your adaptability and flexibility during this time. The amount of positive and excited responses to our online lessons has been incredible.   We hope you are taking good care. Your health and wellbeing, and…

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How to Make the Most of Spring Break

By Alex Price / March 11, 2020 /

How to Make the Most of Spring Break How to Make the Most of Spring Break (as a Music Student). Hello everyone, and welcome to Spring Break! I hope you are taking the time to actually have a break. It’s important to make sure you give yourself that break to breathe a little, especially when…

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Why Joining An Ensemble Could Change Your Life

By Alex Price / February 27, 2020 /
Saxophone Students playing in Jazz Ensemble

Why Joining An Ensemble Could Change Your Life Ensembles at Music Maker Workshops is something our local music studio is proud to provide.  Are you someone who likes playing their instrument? Do you like making music with other people? Do you feel like the school band is too dull, or too limiting? Well, Music Maker…

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The Benefits of a Guest Instructor

By Alex Price / February 13, 2020 /
Mr. Jacob playing at a gig, performing on stage.

This week I would like to talk about the benefits of a guest instructor for lessons. I know teachers always want to be there for their students. Still, sometimes we will have to be away for a variety of reasons, including having gigs and performances, or being sick. Having a guest instructor can be a…

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Healthy & Happy

By Kim Steedman / February 6, 2020 /

What We Do at our Studio to Keep it Clean Daily we deep clean our studio including: bathrooms, foyer, office and especially the classrooms using Clorox disinfectant wipes . We wipe pencils, white-board markers, any surface and instruments.  After each lesson we clean the instruments with Clorox. We have hand sanitizer available for students to…

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The Impact of Music on Language & Early Literacy

By Shelley / February 6, 2020 /

A Research Summary in Support of Kindermusik by Deanne Kells, M.A. Early childhood classroom teachers believe in the power of music to engage children. What scientifically based research supports the use of music and musical instruction to build early literacy skills? This research summary answers that question, providing support to educators who wish to integrate…

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Comforting your Pet with Music

By Shelley / February 6, 2020 /

How to Comfort Your Pet with Music Can music in our daily lives comfort our pets and make them happier?  Pets are emotional creatures with moods that swing every now and then. Therefore, if you want to keep your pet happy and at ease, then music therapy is the way to go and as a…

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How to Prepare for a Lesson

By Alex Price / February 5, 2020 /

There are a few simple ways to be prepared and get the most out of music lessons.   Practice your Music This one is as important as it is simple to do. Make sure that whatever music, exercises you are working on with your teacher is ready before the lesson. Therefore your teacher can teach you…

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