Jan 202020

Maria

12 best masterpieces that students must listen

1. Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals

2. Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

3. Victor Herbert - March of the Toys

4. Clowns and Kids Suites - Alfred Schnittke

5. Star Wars Theme - John Williams

6. Strauss - The Beautiful Blue Danube

7. Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

8. Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker

9. A. Ponchielli - La Gioconda-Dance of the Hours

10. Handel - Water Music

11. Bizet - Overture to Carmen

12. Beethoven - Für Elise

Jan 192020

Maria

How to practice an instrument in a constructive way

Find a good time in the day.

Find a good place where you cannot be disturbed.

Map Out Your Practice Sessions.

Set a goal for each practice session.

Mark difficult passages with a clear sign.

Solve the identified problems.

Practice with interleaving when needed.

Jan 182020

Maria

13 Incredible Benefits of Playing an Instrument

1. Focus concentration

2. Increase attention

3. Build a sense of anticipation

4. Enhance imagination

5. Improve memory

6. Boost kids reflexes

7. Increase spontaneity

8. Improves their problem-solving skills

9. Establish a positive learning state

10. Create the desired atmosphere

11. Develop their agility

12. Release tension

13. Enlarge their social circle

Jan 072020

Maria

Make Sight-Reading perfect

Make Sight-Reading perfect

  • Examine The Piece you’re Sight-Reading
  • Set your hand in the correct position

Jan 062020

Maria

Make Aural Perfect

Sing! - Advice students to start singing for fun, not weekly but DAILY!

Listen! - Advice students to start listening for fun, not weekly but DAILY!

Jan 052020

Maria

5 Tips to make your scales perfect!

1. Always practice musically!

2. Never play too fast!

3. Develop an accurate inner pulse!

4. Practice different rhythmic groups.

5. No flat fingers!