4 Valuable gifts your child will thank you for this Navratri/ Dussehra
How to tune your Western violin properly with 7 useful tips
Looking for ways to occupy your children this Dussehra? You’ve come to the right place! Parents (rightly!) worry that children will spend all their free time on devices, now a natural extension of their bodies! Rather than asking them not to do something, you could point them towards something else that will occupy their interest: […]
What is the difference between a piano and a keyboard?
The violin is one of the most difficult instruments to learn and master. But it is not only playing it that is a challenge, tuning it is no cake walk either! If you have just started learning the Western violin, you might need help with tuning it. Don’t worry, it is normal not to know […]
Why should your toddlers listen to and learn music?
Should you learn the piano or the keyboard? Millions have been drawn to key instruments. Some listen, others learn. As far as learning goes, the common dilemma that students face is whether to learn the piano or the keyboard. Both instruments offer great scope for performance; they can help you express yourself articulately (in musical […]
6 challenges in learning music with simple tips to overcome them
Should you play music for toddlers and young children? If so, what genre or form of music should you play – does it even matter? How much does music affect toddlers? These are questions that you, as a parent, may have wrestled with at some point. And you are right to have done so because […]
7 Benefits of learning the guitar that you didn’t think about…
Is learning music, joining a singing class, or playing an instrument on your bucket list of things to do in life? Have you really been meaning to learn but just not gotten around to doing it? Understandably, there are some tough odds: dealing with tight schedules, not finding the right teacher, perhaps being told that […]
How to improve your Western vocal singing skills so you can perform better: 6 Tips
The guitar is one of the most appealing instruments. Maybe it is because you can easily visualise being a guitarist simply by holding and strumming the instrument. Even before your untrained fingers have taken guitar lessons! However, there are many advantages of learning the guitar, not restricted to how good you sound and feel when […]
All you wanted to know about the Carnatic flute: Your consummate guide
When we say Western vocal music. a number of genres come to mind – classical, folk, pop, rock, jazz, contemporary, and film music. The range is quite mind-blowing! When did you first start loving Western vocal music? Was it the sound of Gene Kelly Singin’ in the rain, or Michael Jackson questioning the Man in […]
Does your dog like listening to music? Here are some benefits of playing music to your pets…
If you have heard the sounds produced by the Carnatic flute, your ears have been privy to some of the sweetest melodies ever produced. The tunes from this humble wind instrument can instantly transport you to a serene setting even in the midst of all the hustle and bustle of daily life. Unassuming, inexpensive, and […]
Why Music & Movement classes for young school-going kids and preschoolers?
Music is a universal panacea. Goldilocks feels calmer on listening to Western classical, Kapi & Bilahari feel relaxed when they listen to soft piano music & Polly mimics pop and can even move to beat and rhythm. Okay, that’s great, but so what? Well, perhaps your curiosity will be piqued if you knew that Goldilocks […]
At what age did we start moving to music? From the time we were born (maybe even before…when your mother attended music concerts with you in tow as it were!) Research says that children as young as 5-month-olds respond to music – more than speech. So, toddlers, preschoolers, and school going kids are more than […]