November 2017: Music Events for Children

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Watching live music is a magical experience for young children. It is mesmerising to see musicians playing, singers singing, and dancers dancing. Live performance is inspiring and exciting, teaching children about different ways to move and learn. Furthermore, it can be used to encourage all forms of interaction, and spark your child’s imagination in ways you didn’t know were possible. Many orchestras, theatres, and town halls have music events for children. These are more relaxed performances, which allow children the chance to join in. Here are some of the most interesting music events for children in November 2017 – book your tickets now! Continue reading “November 2017: Music Events for Children”

Originally posted 2017-05-03 06:16:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

The Dreaded Composition Question…

The prospect of sitting a Grade 5 theory exam is always met with groans from students! Most kids want to enjoy playing their instrument, without too much focus on the written work that sometimes accompanies it. However, if sitting ABRSM exams, students must pass their Grade 5 theory before being allowed to progress onto Grade 6 practical. And it doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds. In fact, most people find that the theory helps them to progress with their playing, and their musical understanding and interpretation comes on hugely! One of the trickiest parts of the exam is the 15-mark composition question. Here are some tricks and tips to nail this question, securing yourself a good percentage of guaranteed points: Continue reading “The Dreaded Composition Question…”

How to Choose the Perfect Music Teacher

There is music in every child. The teacher’s job is to find it and nurture it. 

One of the most important steps in bringing music into your child’s life, is to find the perfect music teacher for them. They need a teacher who is supportive, passionate and energetic, and who fills your child with confidence! There are many teachers available and, if you do not know much about music education, choosing one can be a daunting task. Don’t worry – follow these steps, and your child will soon be well on their way to loving their music lessons.  Continue reading “How to Choose the Perfect Music Teacher”

Originally posted 2017-01-28 12:02:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Is My Child Ready To Learn An Instrument?

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Learning an instrument is a brilliant hobby for your kids. It gives them something to be really proud of, to work towards, and to gain a real sense of achievement. It can help their social skills, their cognitive development, and their listening ability. Learning and instrument can have a positive effect on many other areas of their life, such as by helping their reading and maths skills. Perhaps more important than any of these things, it is fun!! But are they ready to learn an instrument?  Continue reading “Is My Child Ready To Learn An Instrument?”