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Zoltan Kodaly on Morals and Music

The laws of morals and the laws of music are the same.

Seinfeld's Simple Technique Is How To Practice Music

“My child loves the lessons but just doesn’t want to practice.”  

It’s probably the number one...

Learning Life Lessons Through Music Lessons

This past week my 13 year old son performed in the NYC Opera Renaissance production of Tosca.  We...

A Growth Mindset for Music Teachers

As teachers, I'm certain we are all believers of the “growth mindset” - meaning we believe...

What Exactly Is The Musicolor Method?

Thanks so much for responding with your questions, comments and feedback.  I've heard from a lot of...

Teaching Special Needs Kids Music

In product design, having the most difficult use-case scenarios usually creates wonderful results....

Teaching Strategies For Growth Mindset

What is the most important factor in a student? Many people would say it's talent, or effort, or...

Why Memorizing Music Is So Important

With all of my students, I stress the importance of memorizing their pieces, especially for...

Why Daily Practice For Piano Is So Important And Some Tips

Teaching Music To Children, One Micro Step At A Time

I've given a lot of thought to breaking down the process of teaching music and concepts to...