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The Benefits of a Guest Instructor

By Alex Price / February 13, 2020 /

Hello everyone! This week I would like to talk about having 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, being sick, on vacation, etc. Having a guest instructor can…

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Healthy & Happy

By Kim Steedman / February 6, 2020 /

What We Do at our Studio to Keep it Clean Use disinfectant wipes for teachers to clean instruments after use in classes, as appropriate. Have hand sanitizer available for students to use.  Clean doorknobs and other often-touched surfaces (like light switches) daily with a disinfectant cleaner. What You Can do to Prevent the Spread of Respitory Viruses, Such…

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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 /

How do we prepare for a lesson?  We encourage our students to have everything ready and prepared before the lesson, so here are some things you can do as students to help make sure the lessons are as productive as possible.   1. Practice your music! This one is as important as it is simple to…

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