Why you should become a music teacher – 6 reasons plus how & where to become one

If you want to learn something better, you should teach it. This especially rings true for music teachers. Unlike formerly, when a music teacher’s career began when the musician or singer in that person decided to hang his/her boots, many musicians and singers today choose to become educators for its own merits. Not as a […]

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Fingering Exercises for the Guitar that Will Improve Your Playing

Playing the guitar is clearly not as easy as it looks. You don’t have to hold the guitar long to realise this! However, there are some simple ways to break down difficult techniques. Towards this end, we have put together some guitar fingering exercises that will help you master basic movements along and between the […]

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9 practice techniques for beginners learning to play the Carnatic violin

Practising the Carnatic violin? Wonderful! Would you like a daily practice routine that you can follow easily? You’ve come to the right place. We have some great techniques which will teach you how to practise the violin effectively. Stirring and devotional, sweet and melodious – the sounds that a Carnatic violinist can produce can stay […]

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Music as a teaching tool – expert tips for educators
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For schools and educators to prepare students for the workplace of the future, it’s important to prioritise music. Learning music is not just an “extra” to abandon in favour of math or science. It goes hand-in-hand with students’ efforts to grow and succeed in the future, and music can be a powerful teaching tool.  Studies […]

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The best age for children to begin music classes
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At what age should you start music classes for your child? Should you wait till they show some mild prowess before you register them for formal music classes? Or should you make the first effort and condition them to become musical? What is the easiest music instrument for a child to learn? Dr. Ambi Subramaniam […]

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