Online Music Lessons During Covid 19


During these Covid 19 challenging times families are looking for many ways to not just keep themselves active but to also make sure your children continue their learning while schools are in lock down. Many families are learning how to home school or monitor their childrens online studies. Music is both a fun and educational way for your child or any age person to discover many new creative ways of expression and learning strengths all through the course of music. Regardless if you are beginner, intermediate or advance student of music, choosing to learn and continue with your music education online [...]

Online Music Lessons During Covid 192020-08-16T04:47:08-04:00

Benefits of Piano Lessons for Children


Why piano? All children have hidden talents deep inside them that need to be triggered in some sort of way. It is the responsibility of the parents to look for signs regarding what their child is interested in in order to encourage the experience of personal learning, growth, self- pleasure and growing their self-confidence. Let’s discuss some of the Benefits for children taking piano lessons. Online piano classes and studio piano lessons are equally valuable Digital piano lessons help with mind and body coordination. Piano keyboard lessons improve motor skills such as hand and eye coordination Improve your child’s memory system [...]

Benefits of Piano Lessons for Children2020-05-16T03:07:37-04:00

What is so special about J.S. Bach’s Music?


J.S Bach is undoubtedly one of the greatest composers to ever exist on the face of the earth. His composed music was truly mesmerizing. The individual threads composed by him blended together in pure perfection. The common question that arises here is what is so unique about his music? Here are some points which we think are the answer to our question: Why J.S. Bach might be the greatest composer (or one of them) He was among those people who are absolutely  obsessed with perfection. His motivation helped him to write amazingly complex pieces. There are no flaws nor gaps in [...]

What is so special about J.S. Bach’s Music?2020-03-07T19:54:34-05:00

The History of Drums & Drummers


Where Drums started In the Upper Paleolithic era, approximately 30,000 years ago, man figured out the art of making a drum using animal skin. The drum kit has long been at the heart of popular music. In the late 1800s, separate percussionists were assigned to cymbals and drums in military and concert bands. Indoor concerts, on the other hand, had obvious physical constraints and therefore percussionists often had to do double shifts.  A smart solution to this issue was to get feet (Pedal driven) in the action. In 1909, William F. Ludwig, Head of the Ludwig Drum Co. helped drummers do just that [...]

The History of Drums & Drummers2020-03-07T19:55:52-05:00

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

Music Helps To Treat Depression


“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”  Billy Joel Data collected from various research has proven that people can address their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs by either playing, singing or listening to music. A recent study has revealed that music can effectively conquer depression in children and adults by dealing with their emotional, developmental, and behavioural problems. Why choose Kathryn Brickell Music?  We offer the highest of quality piano lessons on Long Island‎. We encourage you to enroll [...]

Music Helps To Treat Depression2020-03-07T19:57:01-05:00

Never Skips a Beat – New York City


Picture this. I put a blindfold on you and transport you somewhere and then I take it off. I then ask you to take a guess where you are. With the blindfold off you can see there are lights flashing, many cars and traffic congestion, masses of construction signs, there are many small businesses and stores, and different types of people from all walks of life are bustling around you. If you were listening you will immediately notice there is an outright absence of silence. Where are you? If you said “New York City,” you win! You get a gold star [...]

Never Skips a Beat – New York City2020-03-07T19:57:11-05:00

20 Amazing Musical Facts


Ever wonder about the power of music and what it can bring to your life? Kathryn Brickell Music works hard to educate its students not only with each instrument, but through the importance of music and its meaning in our lives. Here are some cool facts about music that you may not have known: 1) Children who study music tend to have a larger word bank and are more advanced in reading skills than their peers who do not opt for music lessons. 2) Children with learning disabilities or dyslexia can greatly benefit from music lessons. 3) Children who study a [...]

20 Amazing Musical Facts2020-03-07T19:58:03-05:00

The Power of Music


Kathryn Brickell Music offers insights into some of the best aspects of learning music. For lessons in your area, contact us today! Music has a close relationship with our lives. In one way or the other music is present in all affairs of our lives including important festivities. Whether it's Christmas or Easter, Hanukkah or Diwali, music is the center of attention in all of them. Music does matter in all types of occasions whether it is a family party or an official dinner. What has resulted in the frequent use of music in our festivities? Music energizes the whole party [...]

The Power of Music2020-03-07T19:58:21-05:00

How To Read Music Fluently


How To Read Music Fluently Expertise in music-reading should be among your top priorities. Music is a type of language and it is essential for a musician to learn to read music fluently. Musicians who sight-read fluently enjoy many professional and artistic advantages. Reading music well helps artistically because it makes the musician more versatile than a less adept rearder of music notation. On the professional side, being able to read music well enables the musician to perform with minimal rehearsal time and so they are able to reap the benefits of any of opportunity that rises. In spite of these [...]

How To Read Music Fluently2020-03-07T19:59:36-05:00