Before you start practicing, STRETCH your muscles. Preparing for a performance or practicing a skill requires incremental development of muscles that aren’t normally use. Just like athletes, we need to stretch before we start playing. Focus on GOALS NOT TIME LIMITS. Block out a length of time in your schedule that is dedicated to practicing […]
Flagstaff School of Music owner Bonnie & instructor Reilly are creating new programs to better serve the community on January 8th, 2018. Student Band and Intro to Music will be new programs for the community, and Group Guitar will begin again.
Where: Flagstaff School of Music, which is located at 2213 E. 7th Ave. (next to White Dove Coffee & behind Satchmo’s BBQ) Why: Guitar strings should be changed at least once a year because they get rusty and dull. The more you play the more you’ll be changing strings; so learn […]
We are excited to announce we joined Lessons.com to provide more music instruction to more people in our community! Check out the link https://lessons.com/pros/profile?quote=false
John Marcus – – Music has been a passion in my life since beginning lessons at the age of 8. I hold a B.A. in Instrumental Music (Flute) from Cal State Northridge. After working as a music therapist in Canada, Mexico and France, I undertook a 25 year career as a teacher, where it was […]
Plato (Greek Philosopher) “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but more importantly music; for in the patterns of music & all the arts, are the keys to learning.”
Guess what? Just like kids and animals should not be left in the vehicle for extended periods of time. It doesn’t matter if it’s hot outside or cold. Either weather is bad for your instrument! Even while left in a hard shell case, guitars have been known to warp (even to the slightest) when left […]
Have a goal for each practice session. People achieve more of their goals once they determine what their goals are, and are focused on those goals. A fundamental goal for every player is to take time to play anything you like during each practice session. Practice playing time in all styles. It’s a good idea […]