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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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4 Easy steps to reading and writing music : learn in one minute!

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Start reading music today: yes, you can do it! Understand how to write and read music with 4 easy steps Have you got a minute? One minute is all it takes to learn how to draw a Treble Clef. This underrated little sign is the key to unlocking your music reading future. The Treble...
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There’s Never Been a Better Time to Learn Online.

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There’s never been a better time to learn online. Now is the time to start on-line music lessons. Never before in history has there been so much and so varied an opportunity to learn music so fast! Until last week face to face music lessons were the go. As a child taking...
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3 Surprising Benefits of Online Music Lessons

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3 Surprising Benefits of Online Music Lessons Our new way of learning brings out the best in teachers and students. Swapping to online music lessons because of COVID 19 is easy. Eva and I are still together but we hear and see each other in a different way. Here I am, in the...
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Top Things to check while purchasing guitars for kids

Music Matters teacher Tim Dashiell
Top Things to check while purchasing guitars for kids: content credit to Guitars4u…many thanks. by Guitars4u | Jan 6, 2020 | Kids Guitar Your first guitar doesn’t have to be your best guitar, but it’s really the most important as this is what you will use to begin with. It...
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Song Writing Workshop

Tim shares Blues Progressions with Daniel and Lucas at Sunshine Coast Kids Gig Bands lesson
  Song Writing Workshop with Tim Dasheill Have you ever wanted to write your own songs? Can’t think of how to start or what words to use? Ever wondered how famous singers come up with successful songs? Solve the mystery of song writing once and for all. Learn the writing...
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Pre-school Piano and Rhythm Workshop

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Pre-school Piano and Rhythm Workshop Give your child a head start for their first year of school. Fun, social, pre-school music workshops support general education. Share Early Learning Music techniques that can be used for the whole year. Don’t miss an opportunity to give your...
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Music for Little Mozarts and Rhythm Workshop

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   Music for Little Mozarts and Rhythm Workshop Give your child a head start in piano. Fun, social, piano and rhythm workshop to support general education, designed for students who have already had up to 6 months of piano lessons. Kids benefit from special extension...
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Guitar and Rhythm Workshop

Music Matters Connor and Dad perform together
    Guitar and Rhythm Workshop Give your child a head start for the new school year! Fun, social music workshops support general education. Learn important technical skills on guitar and drums. WHEN: Tuesday 21st January and Thursday 23rd January 2020 from 11.00am to 1.00pm...
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