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The MMC Festival Score Are In!!

On Saturday, February 15, 2020, some of our students participated in the Metairie Music Club’s Piano and Musicianship Festival held at UNO. Congratulations to the following students for scoring a Superior rating: Jonathan Allen, Israel Griffin, Jonathan Griffin, Michael Griffin, Talia Joseph, Mason “Ahn Ba” Khong, Chloe Ley, Brian Manzanares, Luke Prest and Tory Tran.…

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It’s Mardi Gras Time!

Parades have begun! We know this is an excited time for the city, enjoy yourself and be safe. Just as a reminder, please be sure to let your teacher(s) know if you will miss a lesson due to the parade schedules, in advance, so we can arrange an alternative day/time for you to come in.…

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Tools of the Trade

Here is a list of good habits that all musicians should have in their daily routine of practice and playing. Apply these to your practice time and be amazed! 1. Say your Music! Saying the notes and chords you are playing is like saying the ABC’s in your mind. You will have music down as…

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Music Participation Is Linked to Teens’ Academic Achievement

Music students have higher academic exam scores than their non-musical peers. Students who participate in music-related activitiesย betweenย grades 7-12 achieve significantly higher scores on science, math, and English exams in high school than non-musical classmates, according to a new large-scale study. This research by Peter Gouzouasis and colleagues at the University of British Columbia (UBC) involved…

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OPEN HOUSE

August 22, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Do you want to learn music, get better at your instrument, or learn a new instrument? Not sure what instrument youโ€™d like to learn? Come by, to experience all that we have to offer! We will have several instruments on hand for you to explore. Our teachers…

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Summer Schedules Reminder

Students and Parents, please let your teacher(s) and the front desk know of any long term absence. We have forms available for you to reserve your lesson time for the fall. If your lesson time has not been reserved we cannot guarantee it will be available upon your return. Have a fun and safe summer.…

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5 Music Practice Tips for the Summer

By Kristen McEntyre July 29, 2013 TUTTI, TUTTI TIPS   In the summer months, routines lapse and schedules get interrupted. This is especially true for student musicians, who are on vacation from June until September. Many music teachers, too, move to a lighter schedule in the summer while the bulk of their students are away…

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Write Your Music!

This is an old-as-can-be tradition, and that is the reason you must write your music out on paper. We know you’re going to do it anyway, that is use your computer software to write music, but writing with a pencil and manuscript paper is the best way for you to retain what you study and…

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A MUST read for any music student wishing to advance in their learning of music! ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽถ

Wynton Marsalis, โ€œ12 Ways to Practiceโ€ Published in the Education Digest | Sept 1996   1. Seek out instruction: Find an experienced teacher who knows what you should be doing. A good teacher will help you understand the purpose of practicing and can teach you ways to make practicing easier and more productive. 2. Write…

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School Closed
The school will be closed Monday, February 24th and Tuesday, February 25th for Mardi Gras. We will be open on Wednesday, February 26th.
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