Have you ever thought about how awesome music is? The joy of performing and listening to music forms a universal language that connects us across cultures and across time. And yet despite how universal the experience of music is, there’s still a lot we don’t know about its effects on our bodies and minds. In […]
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Learning a new skill, exploring a new hobby, or working toward a big goal can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. The cycle is all-too-common. Maybe you buy a brand new guitar or a bunch of books in another language, and you’re pumped up to start learning! You noodle away for a while or thumb through […]
Drummers, are you curious about the cello? Is it easy or hard to switch from guitar to piano? Learn the tips and tricks for switching instruments in this post by teacher Willy M… Have you been playing an instrument for a while now, but you’re beginning to realize that it doesn’t do everything you’d like to do musically? […]
Can your phone help you learn a language? Absolutely! Check out these tips and ideas from Spanish tutor Joan B. and start exploring… You’re addicted to your phone (join the club) and love everything it offers you — access to friends, amazing deals through apps, and up-to-the-minute news. But did you know you can […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… the holidays will be here before you know it! In this post, Keenan R. from our Teacher Support team will show you how to maximize your time and efforts — and find new music students, language students, and more. With the holidays just around the corner, there will […]
Do you speak multiple languages? Maybe your linguistic love affair started in high school, when you took your first Spanish class. Maybe you were born into a bilingual family, exposed to the beauty of languages at an early age. Or maybe you even caught on later in life, after taking language classes just for fun. Whatever […]
Learning how to play an instrument as an adult can be daunting, from finding the right teacher to finding time to practice, and even maintaining your confidence. But fear not — just bring out your inner kid! Find out how in this guest post by John Gotsis from Vibe Music Academy… I’ve always had a hard […]
Are extroverts better at learning languages? Au contraire! Learn how to survive (and thrive) as an introvert with these tips from Alexandria, VA tutor Elisha O… There’s been a lot of hype lately about introverts and extroverts. And no matter which side you identify with (or if you’re a little of both!) there are definitely advantages […]
Want to really improve your piano skills? Making the most of your practice time is key! Learn how to use piano apps as you practice in this guest post by Aravind Abraham from OnlinePianist… Piano students, you probably know by now that regular practice is essential to your progress and overall success. And luckily, practicing […]
You’ve got your instrument, your sheet music, and your books. You’ve found a great music teacher to guide you. But… let’s take a look at your home practice space. Could it be holding you back? Learn how to improve it with these tips from piano teacher Eric B… A few years ago I had a student […]