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Month: October 2015

How To Find The Perfect Piano Teacher

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Learning to play a musical instrument is one of life’s joys, and chellenges. It can increase your cognitive functioning and boost your overall brain power. This hobby is great for those who wish to stave off health problems such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, and it can also be very cathartic. It also plays an important part in the all-round development of children.

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There are a few essential characteristics to look for when screening instructors. Foremost among these is a sufficient amount of teaching experience. While there are certainly lots of people who have an ample amount of experience in playing this instrument, this does not mean that they will be capable of passing these same skills on to others. Good players are not certain to be good teachers, especially for those students who have no basic musical skills to build upon.

It is also important to look for teachers who have had formal instruction of their own. This will ensure that you are picking up the proper playing technique. While some of the most talented people in the world are capable of playing a variety of instruments by ear, it is best to learn from someone who can both read and write music. This means that you want to start your screening efforts by checking the credentials of different professionals and making sure that they are equipped to provide basic instruction in music reading.

Accessibility is also key. (more…)

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Month: October 2015

The Importance Of An Uncluttered Space For Learning Music

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A nurturing and structured environment is important to support effective musicality and movement. Music remains a universal language and is enjoyed by all including vocal arrangements and instrumentation that encourages mobility and keeping note of the beats. The following takes a look at the importance of an uncluttered space for learning music and the far-reaching benefits it can provide for students.

clean room uncluttered for learning music

The creation of a musical environment for learning is important for early child development and the ability to pick up on notes and musicality. Keeping a space uncluttered provides students with freedom of movement and the ability to truly engage in express their song and musical capabilities. Allowing young ones to truly express themselves and move and dance while listening to and performing notes allows for greater development and is an important safety factor.

Cleanliness is important too, with regular washing and vacuuming necessary to ensure the environment is clean and air is pure. Hiring a professional cleaning firm to ensure a thorough deep-clean is a good base form which to start. The use of an air ioniser helps to maintain alertness in the musician, and reduces the amount of dust particles in the air. (more…)

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