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So Many Instruments, How to Choose?

So Many Instruments, How to Choose?

So Many Instruments, How To Choose? Just to be clear, there are no wrong choices when it comes to picking a musical instrument to study, maybe pick up the chapman stick?. Pick the instrument that you enjoy the most. But there are some considerations to be aware of...
Why Do We Recital

Why Do We Recital

Why Do We Recital? Have you ever wondered why there are so many recitals at performing arts academies? I sure have and I schedule them. I have never met anyone who woke up saying “I want to go listen to some random 5-year-olds play piano for an hour (or...
What Is An Introductory Lesson?

What Is An Introductory Lesson?

What Is An Introductory Lesson? Magic, Pure Concentrated Beautiful Magic. At Manuel Creative Arts Academy and at many other schools, the first step in starting lessons is scheduling an introductory lesson. Well obviously this lesson is to introduce things but what is...
How Often Should You Take Music Lessons?

How Often Should You Take Music Lessons?

How Often Should You Take Music Lessons? Probably more frequently than you do. Let’s address the elephant in the room. Most students take one half-hour lesson per week about 47 weeks of the year. In addition to this many students will practice once or twice per...
Who Do You Like?

Who Do You Like?

No, not as a friend or romantically. What musicians do you like? Who do you enjoy listening to in your own instrument? Do you listen to other musicians? It is important to study the artists that came before you.There are two artists every student should be listening...
The Mistake Most Singers Make

The Mistake Most Singers Make

The Mistake Most Singers Make Students come into my studio at all different skill levels with good and bad habits for us to work on. With only a few exceptions they all make this critical mistake. They are not breathing well, and while sometimes I truly mean that...