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Why Learning to Play a Musical Instrument is Presidential

In honor of Presidents’ Day, learn about the benefits of playing an instrument with real stories from the most musical presidents in American history. On an afternoon in 1771, two lovestruck gentlemen stood on the doorstep of the young Martha Skelton’s house. Inside, they could hear the sound of Martha singing and playing the harpsichord. […]

Fail Often: Why Mistakes Should Motivate You

Flunked tests and big mistakes. Auditions that go nowhere and record labels that decide not to sign you. Embarrassing performances and rejected manuscripts. How many of these failures do you have under your belt? The short answer: not enough. Curious how lessons work? Sign up for more information about our private lessons. Submit Sign up […]