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  • Posted 4 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 4 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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  • Posted 4 years ago

    Student Showcase Participation Helps Overcome Fear

    Do you let your children surrender to their fears? Overcoming fear is one of the most valuable skills a child can develop. But what can you do to teach fearlessness and confidence? Some fears are perfectly healthy and keep us alive, but other fears can be the boogiemen that hold us back. Are you the kind of parent that would help your child walk through fear? I am betting that you ARE that kind of parent. Read more to find out what you can do...

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  • Ukelele is Great for Kids

    Posted 4 years ago

    5 Reasons Ukulele Lessons Are Great for Kids

    We know it can be tough for parents to find activities that the entire family can enjoy. After years of overlooking this great little instrument we've learned why it has become so popular. The simple approach needed to learn this instrument makes it perfect for younger kids who can't handle a guitar yet. If you're not sure that Ukelele lessons are right for you, be sure to read this article before you decide.

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  • Ready for Music Lessons?

    Posted 4 years ago

    Is My Child Ready For Music Lessons?

    Perhaps your child is begging for lessons on guitar but you're not sure if she's old enough or physically able to handle a guitar yet. Or maybe you're really hoping and pushing your son to take piano lessons. Well nobody wants to waste time and money on music lessons if your child just isn't ready yet. And how would you know if they'll ever be ready for lessons? We have learned a lot about this topic over the years so please click to read more.

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  • Science and Music

    Posted 4 years ago

    The Relationship Between Music and Science

    Music can be described as both an art and a science. Both use mathematical principles and logic, blended with creative thinking and inspiration to arrive at conclusions that are both enlightening and inspirational. It could be said that science is the music of the intellect, and music is the science of the heart. In this post, we'll enlighten you on some connections between music and science.

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  • Developing Concentration for Kids

    Posted 4 years ago

    Increase Attention Span in Music Students

    Ok, so you're ready to start music lessons for your child. Congratulations, you have joined the ranks of those who truly know the benefits of music lessons! You have surely noticed that kids have different attention spans and only the very lucky are able to sit still and concentrate for long periods of time. This article will give you some practical tips to help your child stay focused and concentrate on the task at hand. Concentration is key...

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  • Keep Students Engaged

    Posted 4 years ago

    7 Strategies to Keep Your Child Engaged in Music Lessons

    We've all felt the joy of experiencing something new, only realizing later that it takes more effort to stay motivated and keep things going. The "honeymoon phase" concept can apply to lots of different things and music lessons are no different. We have identified several sticking points that can kick in after taking lessons for about 9 months. Here are 7 strategies to help your child stay focused long enough to get the true benefits of lessons.

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  • Posted 4 years ago

    Beginner Keyboards at Guitar Centers

    Have you ever noticed that there really aren't that many places around the DC area to go for buying an instrument or getting yours repaired? We definitely have. In this post, we'll introduce you to two of our favorite Guitar Center locations where you can find just the right keyboard. We'll show you a few great beginner models so that when you stop by, you'll be prepared!

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  • Posted 4 years ago

    Piano Tuners

    If its been awhile since your piano has sung a sweet song, and you know its time to show it some love, we've got just the guys! Let us introduce you to our favorite piano tuners, who happen to also be good friends of ours. They definitely know all the tricks of the trade to get any kind of piano back to great working and playing order. They're fast, friendly, and definitely provide a valuable service.

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