Music News

Lisa Petrie - January 5, 2012

You may wonder, when researching music teachers, whether your child needs classical training if she or he is more interested in rock, jazz, folk or world music, for example.

Jesse Hamlin - January 5, 2012
Drumming at the CMC
Drumming at the CMC

Improvisation—the spontaneous creation of music—is an ancient art practiced in cultures worldwide.

Kathy Butera - January 5, 2012

The Dalcroze method, also known as Dalcroze Eurhythmics, incorporates the basic elements of music—rhythm, melody, harmony—with body movement, to provide a multi-dimensional approach to music learning.

Kathy Butera - January 5, 2012

Through the Suzuki method young children master basic musical skills, improve listening ability, and acquire physical comfort with their instrument and with performing.

Stephen Shapiro - January 5, 2012

The most important goals of a program are to introduce young students to the basic elements of music: melody, rhythm, sound quality, harmonics, and pitch.

Cary Nasatir - January 5, 2012
Ezra by Seth Affoumado
Ezra by Seth Affoumado

If your child is already begging you for a drum set or wants to start percussion l

Anne Laskey - January 5, 2012
San Francisco Boys Chorus
San Francisco Boys Chorus

Singing helps children develop their inner world.

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Kathy Butera - January 5, 2012
Guitar duo, little kids rock
Guitar duo, little kids rock

Is there anyone who does not enjoy some form of music?

Joseph Sargent - January 5, 2012
Music Friendly Home
Photo by Runder

Most teachers agree that the home environment is critical for young musicians.

Lisa Petrie - January 5, 2012
Alexis Alrich with two students at Crowden
Alexis Alrich with two students at Crowden

Before you choose a teacher for your child, you have to