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The Ultimate Guide To Online Lessons For Music Students

The Ultimate Guide To Online Lessons For Music Students

With the rise of COVID-19 many activities that have traditionally been in-person have adjusted to an online experience, music lessons being one of them. Anything new requires time to become ...
The Ultimate Guide To The Best Piano Methods

The Ultimate Guide To The Best Piano Methods

The Ultimate Guide To The Best Piano Methods When it comes to learning piano, it can become a daunting task trying to select the best learning method. In our last post, we explored Toronto’s ...
A Short History Of Piano Lessons In Toronto

A Short History Of Piano Lessons In Toronto

If you’ve had a chance to read our earlier blog post you know that Toronto and Canada have a rich history of both piano builders and pianists. How amazing is that! What’s also amazing is the number ...
When The Piano Met Toronto: The Making Of Four Seasons Of Music

When The Piano Met Toronto: The Making Of Four Seasons Of Music

In 2008, a crystal piano was built to be played in the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics for a record breaking 3.2 million dollars! This beautiful and original looking piano was created by ...
5 Common Misconceptions About Learning Music

5 Common Misconceptions About Learning Music

You need to have a special talent We hear this one time and time again. There is a myth out there that only people who are born with a “musical gift” can play an instrument or sing. Of course, as ...
The 6 Habits of Successful Music Parents

The 6 Habits of Successful Music Parents

It can be hard to know the best ways to support your budding musician. Here are 6 tips to help you out!  Instil a consistent practice schedule  Much like fitness, the practice of music ...
My child doesn’t like to practice. Should they stop music lessons?

My child doesn’t like to practice. Should they stop music lessons?

Practicing is a huge part of improving at singing or an instrument. The more often one practices, the faster progress will be. Ideally, kids would practice a few times a week, even if it’s only 10 ...
How Music Lessons Build Confidence More Than Any Other Activity

How Music Lessons Build Confidence More Than Any Other Activity

Confidence is one of the most important things to develop to be successful in life. Without it everything is exponentially more difficult, because not only do you have to battle the challenges of ...
4 Things to Do Before You Enrol Your Child In Music Lessons

4 Things to Do Before You Enrol Your Child In Music Lessons

Are you thinking about starting your child in music lessons? Here are 4 things you can do before you do just that!  Make sure they are interested in music: Learning music should be a joyous and ...
Learning To Play Guitar With Ease – Correct Hand Postures For Beginners

Learning To Play Guitar With Ease – Correct Hand Postures For Beginners

Guitar is one of the more challenging instruments to take up because it requires completely new and unique strengths and coordinations. It is very physical, and requires the player to get their ...
Top 4 Tricks To Help Your Voice Lessons

Top 4 Tricks To Help Your Voice Lessons

In our Toronto voice lessons community, one of the most common goals that students have is to find their own voice. By this, they mean the desire to sound unaffected and natural rather than simply ...
Top 5 Tips For Learning Piano Faster

Top 5 Tips For Learning Piano Faster

Our Toronto Piano lessons provide the perfect platform to train in creative expression and concentration. It’s no secret that we all want to improve our playing piano faster, and get the most out of ...
What Do Parents Get Wrong About Learning Music?

What Do Parents Get Wrong About Learning Music?

Music is something that can be difficult for parents to track their children’s progress in, especially if they have not studied music themselves. Unlike nearly all other academic or ...
What’s better? Having in-home or in school lessons?

What’s better? Having in-home or in school lessons?

By far, the two most popular ways to take music lessons are by enrolling in a school or having a teacher come to your home. Since they both have their own pros and cons, let’s compare them to see ...
What Should You Look For in a Music School?

What Should You Look For in a Music School?

Living in a big city like Toronto, there are many options when it comes to music schools. So, how do you know which one will be the right fit? Here’s a short list to help you make the best choice! ...
What is the best age to begin music lessons?

What is the best age to begin music lessons?

As a parent, it can be difficult to know what the ideal age is to start your child with music lessons. There are many variables to consider; their attention span, motor skill development, hand size, ...
How To Help Your Child Practice Music The Right Way

How To Help Your Child Practice Music The Right Way

How often, and for how long should your child practice?  Ideally, all students should be practicing each day. The amount of time spent with their instrument varies with age, as it can be ...
Comparing Private Music Lessons and Group Class Learning

Comparing Private Music Lessons and Group Class Learning

 If you are debating whether it is better to study music in a group class or enroll in one-on-one lessons you are not alone. It’s a tough choice, and both types of learning have their benefits and ...
12 Key Benefits of Learning Music

12 Key Benefits of Learning Music

1. Builds confidence: When a student sees improvement in their playing it can boost confidence in other aspects of their life. Continually progressing towards more challenging goals shows what they ...
Local Music Stores

Local Music Stores

Long & McQuade 925 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1L5 (Bloor and Ossington).  (416) 588-7886 St. John’s Music 109 Vanderhoof Ave, East York, ON M4G 2H7 (Eglinton and Laird).  (416) 785 ...
WINNING TORONTO’S BEST MUSIC SCHOOL

WINNING TORONTO’S BEST MUSIC SCHOOL

In 2013, when we opened our first downtown music school location, we knew we were doing something special. However, we never expected to have such great responses so quickly. In 2014, we were ...
Are You Ready To Perform?

Are You Ready To Perform?

Are you ready to perform? When students think of performances, they often think of a long show with a number of songs that can require months of preparation. This often leaves students: ...
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