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What Makes a Good Music Teacher?

What Makes a Good Music Teacher?

Your child’s music education is important to you. You want to know that your investment is worth it. But what makes a good music teacher? Guess no more. If your teacher has these qualities, you’re in good hands.   Is flexible with their teaching style. A good...

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How to Work on Harmonizing with Singing

How to Work on Harmonizing with Singing

Recently I’ve been asked by a few of my students who sing with local bands if they could have help with working on harmonies and backup vocals. I have a few pointers to work on harmonizing with singing when learning how to develop your harmonization skills as a...

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What is Perfect Pitch? And How do I Get It?

What is Perfect Pitch? And How do I Get It?

Recently I came across this question with a student in a lesson. Apparently, she had been “screaming the name of a note” in her head while I was searching for a key on the piano. She said, “this is an off-topic question, Miss Rosalind, but what exactly is perfect...

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When to modify vowels when singing

When to modify vowels when singing

Do you want to learn how to modify your vowels for singing? Today I’m going to be teaching you four tips on how to modify your vowels to successfully sing higher and lower notes, for pop and classical singing, and to fix different problems with your singing voice....

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Preparing a song

Preparing a song

Many students struggle with the application of their skills after doing warmups or learning notes. Here are some ways you can apply your new skills to learn that killer vocal or piano repertoire: Flash cards: choose notes from the song to make flash cards with. This...

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Activities and Resources to Encourage Practice for Kids!

Activities and Resources to Encourage Practice for Kids!

Looking for ways to motivate your child to practice?  Look no further!  Below are some fantastic resources and activities for kids who need a little push to get them started! Jumbo Songs (some understanding of music reading required) Many kids get frustrated trying to...

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What Makes a Good Music Teacher?

Your child’s music education is important to you. You want to know that your investment is worth it. But what makes a good music teacher? Guess no more. If your teacher has these qualities, you’re in good hands.   Is flexible with their teaching style. A good...

read more

How to Work on Harmonizing with Singing

Recently I’ve been asked by a few of my students who sing with local bands if they could have help with working on harmonies and backup vocals. I have a few pointers to work on harmonizing with singing when learning how to develop your harmonization skills as a...

read more

What is Perfect Pitch? And How do I Get It?

Recently I came across this question with a student in a lesson. Apparently, she had been “screaming the name of a note” in her head while I was searching for a key on the piano. She said, “this is an off-topic question, Miss Rosalind, but what exactly is perfect...

read more

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