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...
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
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
Time To Rock! A Step-By-Step For Recital Prep
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 p
Making Excellence A Habit
As 2019 nears, many people think about habits they want to change or stop. But how about habits that we would like to begin? If you're l
The Value of Community Ensembles
This weekend, I had the privilege of performing with the Asheville Symphony Chorus at Arden Presbyterian for our celebration of Leonard Bern
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 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