Why Do We Explore in Piano Lessons?

Why do we explore in piano lessons?

One of the things that makes Must Love Music unique is that we use every moment in lesson as an opportunity to explore. But, why do we explore in piano lessons?

Some people think lessons are about learning to read notes on a page.

And, that is part of it. But, it only covers a small portion of what lessons are really about.

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Merry Christmas to You and Yours!

May your home be filled with music, laughter and love this holiday season.

From Must Love Music, we wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas!

Am I ready for my child to take piano lessons?

Am I Ready For My Child To Take Piano Lessons?

A lot of articles focus on whether a young child is ready for piano lessons.  But, did you know that it isn’t just the child that needs to be ready for the lessons?

As parents, we are busy.  Between work, managing kids homework & extra-curricular activities for the kids & ourselves, it can be a surprise when it comes to piano lessons.

“What do you mean I have to be involved?  Don’t they go to lessons & you take care of the rest?”

When your children are very young, your involvement is what helps make lessons a success.

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Learning Life Lessons Through Music

Learning Life Lessons Through Music

There is plenty of research that shows learning an instrument has long lasting neurological benefits. But, what about the life lessons that children learn through music?

As parents, we want to give our children the best life possible & give them every advantage possible. This includes extra curricular activities like piano lessons. Especially when we read that it can help them in school.

What are piano lessons like? Back in the day vs. now

Many new piano parents & their children wonder “What are piano lessons like?”  It can be a source of excitement for some children.  And for some, it is a source of anxiety before that first lesson.

The short answer is what piano lessons look & sound like depends on the teacher you choose.  We all have different approaches & philosophies.  And while this can be overwhelming to a new piano parent, the great news is that you have a much better chance of finding the teacher that is perfect for your child!

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How are Piano Lessons Different From Sports or Dance Lessons?

The options today for extracurricular activities can be overwhelming.  Both for the child and well-meaning parents.  So, what IS the best option for your child?  There are 3 options that tend to be the most popular extra-curricular activities.  But, what are the differences between music lessons, sports and dance?

Not every child will excel in any given activity.  And, that’s okay.  Just like you and I had different interests as we grew up, so will our children.

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