August 21, 2020

It's been an interesting year so far, and now that summer is winding down, I'm sure parents everywhere are missing the familiar routine of fall classes resuming

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 mind on the high mountains while he played, Chung Tzu-ch'i said, "I can feel the grandeur of the Great Mountains!"

This is a reminder that the Summit Academy of Music will be hosting a student recital on November 16th at 4pm!

Here are the details:

Time: Saturday, November 16th, at 4:00 PM

Place: Fletcher United Methodist Church, 50 Library Road, Fletcher NC 28732


Hello everyone! I'm happy to announce that the Summit Academy of Music will be hosting a student recital on November 16th at 4pm! While participation in recitals is not required, it's strongly encouraged for students who have been taking lessons for longer than...

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How many times in your guitar or piano lesson have you heard your instructor say, "Let's slow this passage down a bit?" You may hear your music teacher say this over and over again, but we aren't trying to sell you a broken record. We say it because...

February 15, 2019

I'm happy to announce that the winter piano and guitar recital has been set! Here are the details:

Time: Saturday, February 23rd at 3pm

Place: Feed & Seed, 3715 Hendersonville Rd., Fletcher NC 28732

Parking: In front and in the rear of the building.

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Why do we practice performing? To get better at it, of course! Live performance is another set of skills just like scales or arpeggios. We practice the art of playing our instruments in a live setting to become masters of our nerves. This isn't just a skill that he...

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What exactly does holding yourself accountable look like? How can we do this effectively? In the context of any goal, whether it be to meditate more, exercise 5 hours a week, or get better at a musical instrument, there are a few ways we train our minds to make these g...

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Steve will be performing in the Cafe at the NC Arboretum's Winter Lights from 6:30-9pm on the following dates:

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It often happens over the course of years of playing and practicing an instrument, but it's so gradual, it's easy to miss the signs that you or your child have outgrown your beginner console piano, or your first $200 used acoustic guitar. Click to read the 3 s...

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