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3 Compelling Reasons to Learn a Second Instrument

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Congratulations! You have reached out to learn a new instrument. The benefits of learning music are well-researched. When you learn a second or third instrument you are benefiting all over again from the stimulation involved in tackling a new learning process. 1* Learning to play...
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Why is it so hard to read music?

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Why is reading music so complicated? Why bother at all to read music when you can just play? Why do kids have to go through years of learning to read music just to be able to play songs? Why bother to read letters when you can just talk? Kids don’t have to go through years...
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Which Christmas Gift: Guitar or Keyboard?

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Give the Gift of Music this Christmas You have decided to buy the child in your family a musical instrument for Christmas. Congratulations for giving the gift that just keeps right on giving with a first FREE lesson. However there are so many choices for instruments and you want...
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Which Digital Piano Should I Buy?

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You’ve just booked yourself or a family member in for piano lessons. Your search for a value-for-money digital piano that is also a good looking furniture piece has begun. Hundreds of Digital Piano reviews are just a click away. But where do you start? To save time and...
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3 Creative Ideas That Work for Long-Distance Grandparents

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3 Creative Ideas that work for long-distance grandparents Stay in the minds and hearts of your grandies with these fun, easy and educational activities is easy. Have you seen your grandchild recently? Congratulations to all grandparents who have been able to keep regular in...
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Which keyboard should I buy my child?

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Which keyboard should I buy my child? We don’t have room for a regular piano but which electronic keyboard should we buy? Do you have a young child who has shown interest in piano lessons? You may be wondering which keyboard is the best quality and value for money. I am...
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A Quick, Engaging Song For Your Restless Pre-schooler

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Looking for a quick, engaging song for “that moment”? Got a bored, tired or restless pre-schooler? Kids can’t resist a song about their name Name songs are kids favourite! Read on to find out why. “What’s your name?” This personal question...
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What’s in a Nursery Rhyme Song? 4 Benefits of learning traditional songs

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Nursery Rhyme Songs bring special benefits to young children. Traditional Songs become that way because of they are valued over time. As young children we have all learnt nursery rhyme songs and raps. There are many good reasons to continue this tradition and teach our children...
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Basic Hand Puppets Help Kids Learn Music

Kids love puppets. Puppets talk, walk, dance, sing, do the jig and whisper in your ear. All pre-instrumental activities begin with learning which hand is right and which hand is left. We may presume all children know this by the age of 5 but many struggle with the concept well in...
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Kids still need Music Lessons

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Kids Need Music Lessons Now More Than Ever KEEP OUR KIDS PLAYING Don’t let anything take away our kid’s music! The devastating effects of the COVID-19 crisis have reached into every corner of the globe. It seems no-one is unaffected. Loss of freedom, loss of jobs and...
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