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Should You Do Music in High School?

Should You Do Music in High School? A student’s freshman year of high school often comes with a handful of challenging decisions. Which sports should you try out for? Do you have to choose between band and football? Will you have time to practice your instrument at home with your academic load increasing? Whether you … Continue reading “Should You Do Music in High School?”



Does Taking a Summer Break From Music Hurt Progress?

Many families view music lessons as an extension of the school calendar, and as a result, they expect to take the summer off from lessons or classes. But is this a good idea? Will your child retain everything they have learned? We’ll discuss some of the challenges with 2-3 months of off-time below. Before we … Continue reading “Does Taking a Summer Break From Music Hurt Progress?”



Can Classical Pianists Play Pop, Rock & Other Genres?

Many classical pianists get to the point where they tire of constantly practicing alone, giving solo recitals, or missing out on the social or commercial aspects of popular musical genres. This is understandable. There is tremendous demand for rock music and other contemporary styles, so if you have spent years perfecting your playing at the … Continue reading “Can Classical Pianists Play Pop, Rock & Other Genres?”



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