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What Is the Most Popular Instrument to Play?

Posted by Sarah Mace on Wed, Jun 10, 2015 @ 07:15 AM

Photo by Amanda tipton / CC-BY-NC-ND

Whether you’ve been playing an instrument your whole life or are just getting started, you know how valuable honing a skill like this can be. Playing an instrument opens up a variety of doors musically and socially. And, if you’re a parent, chances are you want your child to keep on playing the instrument they choose as kids, possibly unlike yourself – maybe you’re kicking yourself for not keeping up with the violin! Whether you or your children want to learn how to play an instrument, this list of the most popular instruments to play in the United States might help you select the perfect instrument.

This ranking of popular instruments is based on several factors, like: ease of playing, cost, versatility of the instrument, and career opportunities. Which instrument do you want to play?

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Can Music Lessons Reduce Aggression?

Posted by Casey Thomas on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

In the article below, I found myself pondering the question, "Can music lessons really reduce aggressions in individuals?" 

Many of us enjoy reading or writing books, practicing and playing a given sport, or even mastering or inventing ideas you might have. In doing so, you are able to release the ability and the drive to move forward in life through the gift of creativity. This also releases the ability to change your feelings, your mood and your outlook on life and the individuals you intereact with.

This article moved me. Thought it best to share. It's kind of amazing how music drives us. This is just another way of looking at its power. Enjoy!

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Teaching Children Through the Power of Music

Posted by Casey Thomas on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 @ 02:44 PM

A new study has proven once and for all what many have suspected all along: Taking piano lessons can make kids smarter!

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Learning Guitar from Roscoe Justice

Posted by Alyssa McCraw on Tue, Sep 09, 2014 @ 06:21 AM

Check out our Instructor Spotlight as Roscoe shows us how to move around with the "E" and "A" strings!  If you like learning fast and need some accountability take a few lessons from Roscoe.

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Top Apps To Help You Learn Guitar

Posted by Anthony Miller on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:27 AM

In this age of smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices, musicians (and future musicians) have a whole new set of tools to help them perfect their craft.

For the aspiring guitarist out there, tech writer and blogger Tim Brookes found five completely free apps for the iphone/ipad. These apps will help music students of all levels learn guitar.

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How Music Education Can Change A Child's Life

Posted by Anthony Miller on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 @ 09:17 AM

How can music education change a child's life?  From Little Kids Rock...

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Creative Soul: Instructor Spotlight - Roscoe Justice

Posted by Alyssa McCraw on Sat, Aug 18, 2012 @ 12:25 PM

Check out our Instructor Spotlight as Roscoe shows us how to move around with the "E" and "A" strings!

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Tags: Music Lessons, hooks, music, guitar lessons, guitar

What do video games and music lessons have in common?

Posted by Anthony Miller on Mon, May 14, 2012 @ 09:22 PM

Should you encourage your child to learn a musical instrument?  Do music lessons have benefits beyond the ability to "Rock"!

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