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Activities for Kids

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20 ingenious ways to keep your kids entertained all day long. Awesome! Can’t wait to check that one out…in a minute. After kindly reading my very important educational blog ::)) below about musical activities to keep kids happy during the holidays grab a cuppa and...
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Piano Man anyone? Choose the Best Piano Teacher for Your Adult Lessons

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Piano Man: a good beginning for your first adult piano lesson. I love meeting people who enjoy playing the piano whether they are children or adults. There’s just something about hearing yourself create lovely sounds that leaves you with a good feeling. Want to play...
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A quick, easy music practise trick! and a bonus video!

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Looking to motivate some music practise at home today?   Why not use the simplest method of all? Kids like to jam, right? What better way to get them pumping out their songs than to give them a full backing track?               Here’s...
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Benefits of Performing at Music Matters Musical Celebrations

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We all have fun at our Music Matters Musical Celebrations but above all each student has the opportunity to perform in public on their own, many for the very first time. This experience build self confidence. It supports students by encouraging them to reach out and try things...
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Prepare for the November 15th Musical Celebration: 3 Easy Quick Tips for performance preparation.

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Its never too late to prepare for a performance. Your child may have put off practising until now…I know I did as a child. There’s nothing like the last minute jitters to get you going! At last you intend to iron out those long standing mistakes that have been...
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Prepare your Pre-schooler for Music Lessons: 4 Easy Games to Use

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How exciting! Your child is starting school in the New Year. You have chosen to enrol your child in after school private piano lessons with Music Matters  in Term 1, 2019. Congratulations on a making great choice for an extra-curricular activity which will support your...
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Outstanding Value in Music Lessons: 5 reasons why the Music for Little Mozart piano program delivers much more than basic music skills.

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  Just what is it that Heston is smiling about? He has just finished playing a song from the Music for Little Mozarts Lesson Book Level 2 to an audience of over 30 people. Could it be that he is proud of the success he is experiencing with piano playing? Could it be the...
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Music Concerts: Awesome or fearsome?

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What is your take on music concerts? Do you relish the chance to get up in front of people and play or do you shiver at the thought of all those eyes staring at you just waiting for you to make a mistake? Playing at a music concert can be a very rewarding experience. It can also...
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A Parents Guide to Beating the Practise Blues: Free eBook download

  Download “A Parent’s guide to Beating the Practise Blues” and share easy practise ideas with your kids today. Don’t miss an opportunity to support your child’s musical journey. You are paying good money for instruments, for lessons and for...
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Choosing Between After School Activities: Focusing on the Long Term Benefits

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“Simon has not practised music this week because we have been too busy. He has swimming lessons on Mondays at 4.00pm, dance on Wednesdays at 3.30pm and Gym on Fridays at 5.00pm. He is very tired by the end of the week.”   If this sounds familiar, you are not...
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