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Summer is the perfect time to try something new. Our social media intern and resident GOS (Gleek on Staff) is keeping busy this summer trying her hand at a new instrument. Check out the sound bytes and be sure to send us your comments. Greetings aspiring musicians! Recently, I have accepted the challenge of learning [...]

So, for some strange reason, you think it’s ok to skip practice… Maybe you’re sick.  Forgot you instrument? Your music? Well think again, and take an honest look at  the obstacle standing between you and a productive practice session. First, decide what you can do to avoid this situation in the future, then grab your metronome [...]

Are you looking to upgrade your practice space? Shopping for music accessories that are sure to please? Here’s our Top 5 picks under $100. Padded Piano Bench A faux leather top with extra-thick padding offers budget-friendly comfort and classic good looks. Look for one with a well-crafted wooden frame. The seat should lift easily to access a roomy music compartment. Stool [...]

Looking for a fun way to keep your kids musically focused during summer break? Have them design a personalized Practice Log. I bet you can find just about everything you need at the dollar store. It starts with a simple notebook. Just about any size will do. Let him personalize it with stickers, artwork, or [...]

Looking to set up a practice space that really works? A useful practice space is reasonably free from distraction. Ideally, you want a private space. But not everyone can dedicate a space in their home to practice music exclusively. Fortunately, there are some common-sense things you can do to make the space you have work. [...]