Posts filed under: Music Education

This weekend after trying to create a challenge and dialogue among artists in a non profit, I’ve realized that that sometimes there is a lack of understanding of the difference and purpose betwen personal and community involvement so I was...
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  A big issue that artists seem to always struggle with is how to classify themselves … so often than not artists will be asked what genre are you by agents or managers and producers will try to get artists...
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Every Friday — our CEO Natalia Pardalis will be sharing an musical experience of herself or someone in her studio. Such a needed experience for anyone wanting to create!” When Natalia was studying at Capilano University, she had the opportunity...
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Last month, a parent asked me why I am always trying to encourage my private students especially my younger students to join our different vocal group sessions and join their school choirs. Isn’t their private lessons enough? So first I...
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I had written this blog a few years ago for another site but felt I should re-share it as is just as important now 🙂   Recently, I had a mother pass a message along to me that because her...
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Should you?  ….   Shouldn’t you?   This is has been a subject that I’ve have personally struggled with for several reasons. 1. RCM standards constantly are changing – either they’re extremely high or right now they are quite low. ...
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So little back story – when I was in high school – I probably was the worst piano student why? 1. I over practiced (is that a real thing? Lol yup) – I would spend 6-8 hours a day practicing...
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 I get asked this a lot lately by parents and so thought I’d share some ideas This blog is directed for parents of students between ages of 3-9 years old. Music Educator Francis Clark (my mother’s teacher) once said: “Practicing...
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The Christmas season seem to have just started but now we are back (or trying) to get back into our work’s schedules. Between family events and traveling during the break – I don’t know about you but practicing wasn’t my...
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As it is the New Year,  Some of our students have move their lesson times so it means that afterschool spots have become available 🙂 We have spots for piano and voice on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. We also have...
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