So He’s in it Only for the drums

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About six years ago, a little boy entered my studio with this goal, and only this goal. Drums. He wanted to play drums.  Today he is one of my brightest and most promising young piano students. And yes, today he plays the drums in his school band. In my mind, it is perfectly acceptable for […]

The Teacher Interview

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Have you ever had the luxury of choosing your child’s classroom teacher?   Have you gone to great lengths to investigate personalities, teaching styles, and experience of said teacher? Now, let’s think about this … if you had the luxury of choosing an ‘arts’ instructor for your child, and most of the time you do, […]

Piano Lessons: Basic Training

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So your child comes to you and asks, NO BEGS, to take piano lessons. After you pick yourself up off of the floor, you gush, “Of course, honey, whatever you like.” Besides, you’ve heard so much about the benefits of playing the piano, and perhaps you’ve even had the joy of playing an instrument yourself. […]