Online Music Lessons: The New Normal
It's been about a month since beginning this online music lesson adventure, and honestly, I'm impressed at how easy this transition
Po-ya and Chung Tzu-ch'i were good friends. Po-ya was a good lute player and his friend was an intuitive listener. When Po-ya had his mi
Musician Wen Learns To Play The Lute
A long time ago there was a musician who could charm birds and fish into dancing with his music. A lute player named Wen from the Kingdom of
S l o w i n g D o w n
How many times in your guitar or piano lesson have you heard your instructor say, "Let's slow this passage down a bit?" You m
A PSA: The Power Of Routine
As the school year begins and we settle into a new, likely busier routine, time seems like it's becoming scarcer. We now have after...
Trust In The Process
Nearly every day, I walk through an apple orchard to get some exercise with my dog. It's a wonderfully rejuvenating practice that helps
Shout Out To The Parents!
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wayne Gretzky, Steve Jobs - these great men all had one thing in common. Can you guess what it might be? If you gue
Should Parents Stay In The Studio?
If you're new to Summit Academy of Music, you might notice that we have a policy of requiring parents in the room during the lesson. The
I found this post on Facebook this week and couldn't resist sharing. Music is a science. Music is mathematical. Music is a foreign langu
Practice For Mastery, Part 1
When you think of practicing piano, guitar, violin, or any instrument, what do you think of as the first step? If you're like most peopl