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Singers: Here's How to Choose the Perfect Song

August 3, 2017

Music House student, Alex Jashinski, performs the "perfect" song. When picking the perfect song to sing you’re going to find that it takes time, but it’s well worth it when you’re ready to step ...

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The 21st Century Guitarist

July 14, 2017

It’s not 1974 anymore. This may seem obvious, but as a 21st-century guitar player, you should remind yourself of this constantly. Like everything in life, music is always evolving, and evolution ...

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Music Education: Out of the Past and Into the Future

July 11, 2017

What’s the Matter With Music Education? We've all heard the media reports of its slow death in the public schools, but what's really going on and why? Today’s school band and orchestra model was ...

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A Music Practice Routine That Will Transform You

June 12, 2017

There's a lot of information on your favorite records, so dive in. Discover A New Artist There is something special about finding your new favorite band. We’ve all been there. You're flipping th...

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Become a Happier Person By Listening To Music

May 30, 2017

Brandon Vogt, Music House School of Music guitar Instructor, talks about ways to open your mind to new musical worlds via meditation. Learn a few tips that will help you get started.

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Listening: The Most Important Thing

May 22, 2017

What's the last song you listened to? Listening to music is the most important part of being a musician. Not practice. Not theory. Not even performance. As a teacher, I frequently ask my students ...

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Three Tips For Overcoming Stage Fright

April 25, 2017

Kim Foskett, Music House School of Music oboe Instructor, tackles an obstacle that all musicians, from beginners to pros, eventually face: stage fright. But never fear (pun intended). She has some rock solid tips that are sure to boost your confidence.

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What is Music? Music Defined by Musicians.

April 18, 2017

It's challenging to truly describe music in words. We all know how it makes us feel, and we know what we like when we hear it, but actually communicating this is the hard part. Author Victor Hugo w...

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Music Lessons Help Develop 'Grit'

March 28, 2017

One of life's challenges is figuring out how to stick with something long enough to find success. Learning new things usually comes with its share of frustration, which can be a stopping point fo...

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Music March Madness

March 13, 2017

It’s bracket time at Music House! As many of you know, we’re currently in the midst of March Madness. Well, we’re taking this annual event and making it into our own. This March, we’ve created our very own Music House March Madness. Music House teachers and staff will be voting for their favorite musician for each “round” starting Monday, March 27.

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Practice Makes Perfect

March 6, 2017

It's no surprise that learning to play a musical instrument takes practice (and a lot of it). There’s no way around it. The more you practice—if you do it right—the better you will become. Knowing ...

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Celebrate Music In Our Schools with a Free Lesson

February 21, 2017

March is national Music In Our Schools Month. It's a time to promote the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools. Music House is joining the celebration by offering a great musical experience and a great deal to you.