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November 23, 2020 | Performance Prep

By Noa Kageyama, Ph.D. (BulletProofMusician) Whether it concerns private lesson students or ensemble members, receiving positive and constructive feedback before their recitals usually helps prepare them. It boosts their confidence. But is that enough?

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November 11, 2020 | Music Faculty

If you've witnessed Tsuyoshi belt out a tune on his soprano saxophone, you've seen him race from note to note with incredible speed and dexterity. He brings the same work ethic, intensity, and control to racing motorcycles - at 140 miles per hour.

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October 20, 2020 | Practice

Strive to help students become thoughtful, independent musicians. While weekly lessons are an essential tool for musical growth, it's what happens between those lessons that propel a student to the next level of mastery. Positive Practice—Practicing needs to be part of your daily routine, and it needs to be an activity you enjoy!

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September 30, 2020 | Benefits of Music Education

Music is an important part of every child's development. A great song can often light up their eyes, inspire them to move around and dance, and even help them with their sense of confidence. And it doesn't end there. The elements of music education require focus and foster self-expression. Children will also learn to...

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September 30, 2020 | Benefits of Music Education

The past several months have been challenging. A pandemic forced us inside and limited our ability to gather, often resulting in high anxiety and stress levels. Civil unrest added to our anxiety. We’ve had to adapt quickly to a new way of doing things.

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