Crescendo Practice Guidelines

A NOTE FOR PARENTS Parents and students, we would like to welcome you to fantastic year of music making!  We look forward to partnering with you to achieve success and a sense of accomplishment in your son or daughter’s music learning journey! Practice is SO critical to learning any instrument (and yes, this applies to our voice students as well)!  Don’t forget, “practice makes permanent.”  But there is more to this…smart practice should always be your goal (good use of time and well planned out practice)!  As a general guide, if you practice three times a week, you will retain…

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Adults…It’s Time to Take The Plunge! Sign Up for Lessons Today.

We welcome all adult students at Crescendo Music Studios and have a proven track record with our valued adult students.  Here is a great article from one of our publishers, to help you assess whether or not your “reasons for not taking lessons” are valid!  Maybe this will help encourage you to come and try lessons at Crescendo Music Studios. ALFRED’s TOP 5 CHALLENGES FOR THE ADULT STUDENT!

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The Importance of Continuity

CONTINUITY IN LEARNING “The length of time it takes to lose a skill, is proportional to the time it took you to learn the skill.  We see this in our lives all the time, with the example of riding a bike or playing a musical instrument that we practiced for hours…we don’t really lose these skills, although like our old bikes, they do.”       – Timothy A. Pychyl, Ph.D. Psychology Professor, Carleton University If you really stop to reflect on this past year, you’ll begin to realize just how far you and/or your child have come in regards to…

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