Monthly Archives: July 2017

Learning to Play the Organ


Termed as "The King of Instruments", the organ is an interesting and fascinating instrument to play.  It comes in various forms from the standard electronic, to the more refined Church Organ and Orchestral Organ. Its ability to produce sounds across wide ranges of both, volume and pitch makes learning the organ seem difficult yet extremely rewarding, as the musical variety they are capable of is astounding. Here are some steps that we have compiled to make learning the organ easier and quicker: 1. Learn the Piano:   Most organ teachers will not accept you without at least one year of piano training as the instruction requires you to have some experience on the piano. There are twelve notes a piano can [...]

Learning to Play the Organ2020-03-07T19:56:34-05:00

Teaching Private Lessons in NYC area


1. Teaching music is only 25% about music and 75% about people (anyone who tells you differently is likely unaware of the transformation of ordinary people into talented musicians). Understanding how a student thinks, processes and applies that information to their instrument is vital. A teacher also needs to understand what motivates, frustrates and excites their student and why. A teacher sometimes needs to babysit their moods. Sometimes a child may need a soft encouragement and sometimes a little push. Most music teachers think ‘teaching music’ is all about scales, music theory, songs chords, etc. When they focus on ‘presenting lesson [...]

Teaching Private Lessons in NYC area2020-03-07T19:56:43-05:00