Creative Soul Blog


Posted by Casey Thomas on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 @ 03:52 PM

Most music studios offer either 30 minute or hour long music lessons. These two lesson types each make for a completely different experience.  Younger children with shorter attention spans are better suited for 30-minute music lessons.  Older children tend to be better at focusing,  listening and sticking to a single task for longer periods of time. Another way to frame this would be children who have a regular homework regimen are often good candidates for an hour-long lesson.   Before I delve into the benefits of an hour lesson, I’d like to discuss what to expect in a 30-minute lesson.  

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Thumbtack Pro

Posted by Casey Thomas on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 06:43 AM

Simply The Best:


We signed up to be a pro on Thumbtack.  Why you might ask.  Because we feel we work hard to be the best.  We eat, sleep, drink lessons and how to inspire students and ourselves. 

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Tags: Music Lessons

What Are the Main Differences Between Guitar and Bass?

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Oct 12, 2016 @ 07:51 AM

Do you have an aspiring musician in your home? Choosing which instrument to play can actually be a big challenge! For instance, two instruments - the guitar and bass - are quite similar. What makes them different? Is one easier to learn than the other?

Let’s take a look at some of the key differences between the guitar and the bass.

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Tags: guitar, bass lessons fort worth

About Our Ukulele Lessons

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

One of the types of lessons we offer at Creative Soul are ukulele lessons! Apart from the classics of guitar, drums and piano, the ukulele is such a unique and fun instrument to learn! We’ve highlighted some of the great things about learning to play the ukulele - take a look!

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Tags: Music Lessons, ukulele

Guitar Equipment for Beginners

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 @ 07:42 AM


At first glance, it may not seem like you need that much to learn how to play guitar. You just need a guitar...right? Well, sure. But you might find that other equipment and accessories are very useful while you go!

To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of things you may need to purchase as you learn guitar.

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Tags: guitar

Best Places to Buy an Instrument in DFW

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 09:26 AM

Maybe your kid is starting music lessons, or maybe you are trying to learn a new hobby yourself. If you are looking for a musical instrument of any kind,  there are plenty of places to purchase one in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of places to check out as you search for the perfect instrument.

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Tags: Instruments, fort worth

How Do Music Lessons Affect School?

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Music can have a drastic impact on many things including your mood, alertness, and even education! In the past, research has been done to analyze the effect that music can have on children as they learn.

Dr. Nina Kraus has done significant research on the effects music has on the brain, and how it may benefit children who are in school. “The team showed that exposure to music lessons physically stimulated the brain and changed it for the better. However, simply being exposed to music education doesn’t seem to be sufficient, you have to also be actively involved.”

We’ve compiled a list of the benefits that music lessons can have on a student’s performance in school or academic activities.

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Tags: music school

How to Take Care of Your Acoustic Guitar

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Jul 27, 2016 @ 10:53 AM

Acoustic guitars are beautifully made instruments. Each one has a unique sound and structure. To keep it’s originality, it’s important to keep your acoustic guitar in prime condition. If you have an acoustic guitar, or are thinking about purchasing one, check out the tips below!

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Tags: music, guitar

New Places to Explore in DFW

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 @ 10:44 AM

Summer is a great season to explore and try new things. With our schools being in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we wanted to compile a list of new local attractions. Check out our suggestions below!

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Tags: fort worth

5 Ways to Save Money on Music Lessons

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 @ 09:21 AM

Often times, music lessons can be expensive. You don’t need the latest and greatest equipment or instrument from the music industry to play an instrument well and grow in your skill! It can, however, be challenging to spend money if you don’t know where to start.

We wanted to give you an inside scoop on ways you can save money when your child is taking music lessons - take a look at the list below.

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Tags: parents, money