New Year, New You - No More Excuses! :)
Is consistent practice in the age of COVID even possible? I would argue that it's more possible now than ever before! In recent months o
What To Consider When Choosing A Teacher
For those deciding to start their children's formal piano, guitar, or violin instruction, choosing a Suzuki instructor should be informed...
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
When Is It Time To Upgrade Your Instrument?
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
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 2
Once we've gotten the technique of the piece and can play all the notes well, we're done, right? There is a temptation to think that
The Empathetic Practice Coach
Practice room frustrations. Arguments. Irritable reactions that seem to spring up from nowhere. Often the parent's reaction is what dete