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    Posted 2 months ago

    Sign up for free lessons at Chuck Levins on June 21st

    To take a free lesson on June 21st at Chuck Levins, simply enter your name and email in the form below and your spot will be confirmed.

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  • Posted 4 months ago

    Online Music Lessons?

    Here at B&B, we've been providing music lessons in the DC area since 2005, and the world has changed a lot since then. Technology provides us with so many new options on life, one of which is online music lessons.

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  • Posted 1 year ago

    Participate In The Student Showcase

    Our Student Showcase is the best way for your student to get the most out of taking music lessons. It gives students the experience of performing and presenting in front of audiences. This skill will be useful throughout their academic journey as well as their future professional endeavors. Student Showcase participation also strengthens the bond between students and teachers.

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  • Posted 1 year ago

    The Curious Case of Jake B.

    Nearly 10 years ago, way back in 2006, a bright eyed student named Jake B. began taking lessons at B&B. He was your typical beginner piano student – full of energy, ready to learn, except, Jake has autism. Not only is Jake playing the piano and mastering the popular tunes he's always wanted to learn, but he is also singing. The combination of these two talents is usually only achieved after years of study.

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  • Posted 1 year ago

    Our Music Teachers Are The Best

    At B&B, we pride ourselves on our ability to attract, retain and support some of the most talented and dedicated music teachers in the country. Our teachers are the most important part of our operation and the first point of contact with our students and parents. Our most popular teachers's schedules are filling up quickly, so book your first lesson today!

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  • Posted 1 year ago

    The Top 5 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Music Lessons

    Of course, we all know that music lessons provide a great benefit toward the academic and personal development of your child. But, with over 10 years of music education instruction under our belt, we've recognized some really significant, yet less obvious benefits. Take a look at our Top 5.

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  • Posted 2 years ago

    Who Is B&B Co-Owner, Brad Clements?

    Imagine if your nine year old told you at breakfast he has decided to become a professional trumpet player. After wiping the coffee from the walls, you would likely spend the next several hours figuring out how to explain there were better options. While it didn’t happen exactly at breakfast when he was nine, B&B owner Brad Clements has been able to build a career, and a very respected one, doing just that...playing the trumpet.

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  • Posted 2 years ago

    What is Best for Your Student, Suzuki or Traditional?

    After World War II, Japanese violinist Shin'ichi Suzuki sought to bring beauty to the children of his native country through music. He was taken by the fact that children could learn their native languages at very young ages, yet adults sometimes struggled with learning new languages. He created a teaching method for music he called sainA ​kyA​iku, or “Talent Education”. Suzuki made note that children learn to speak by listening, not by reading.

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  • Posted 2 years ago

    Summer Music Lessons for Kids

    When school lets out, most kids are excited. Their heads are filled with visions of hiking, biking, lying in the grass, playing in the sprinkler, and getting a nice long break from homework. Parents, however, often have a different vision. In their minds’ eye, they see their children losing valuable knowledge in what’s known as summer learning loss, which happens to most students in most age groups. What’s the solution, you’re wondering?

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  • Posted 2 years ago

    Which Guitar Should I Get? Electric vs Acoustic

    Congratulations! You have decided to give your child the gift of music. We applaud you! But you're starting to wonder if should you buy an electric guitar or an acoustic guitar. Perhaps you haven't thought about it much, but now you need to decide. You know there is a difference between electric and acoustic, but what does this mean? Well, B&B is here to help you figure this out. Read this article to gain insights on which guitar to start with.

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