Creative Soul Blog

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

6 Ways to Learn an Instrument

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, May 11, 2016 @ 08:15 AM

Everyone learns in a differently. While the end goal may be the same for many children (to learn and practice a musical instrument), they may not reach that goal in the same way. Take a look at the different ways people can learn an instrument, and how that incorporates people’s different styles of learning.

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Tags: music, Best Learning Strategies

What to Do With Your Kids this Spring Break

Posted by Katie Gayle on Tue, Mar 01, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

It’s not every week your kids are out of school! Take advantage of the time off to make some fun memories with them. Check out the list of activities in the Fort Worth area below that your child would love doing this Spring Break.

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Tags: music, kids

Radio Stations for Kids

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Feb 24, 2016 @ 08:06 AM

Listening to the radio – or music in general – is something that almost everyone loves to do. Whether you love listening to new music or old, classical or contemporary, there is most likely a radio station you can easily tune into.

For kids, however, it can be hard to find music that is age appropriate and fun to listen to. Here is a list for you, parents, of music radio stations that are perfect for your kids.

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Tags: music, kids

Music Events in Fort Worth 2016

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Jan 27, 2016 @ 07:42 AM

Who doesn’t love going to see a great musical performance? 2016 looks like it will be a great year to attend a variety of events. Below is a list of musical events coming to the DFW area – including the showcases and camps hosted by Creative Soul (in bold)!

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Tags: music, fort worth, events

11 Ways to Include Music in Your Daily Life

Posted by Meredith Jolly on Wed, Jan 13, 2016 @ 09:44 AM

Photo by MIKI Yoshihito / CC-BY

Music is a fun addition to just about any activity. Adults and children alike appreciate singing along or busting a move to their favorite song. It is important for parents to encourage children’s love of music when they are young, so we want to give you 11 ways to include music in your everyday life that will be fun for you and your kids.

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Tags: music, fun

How to Get Your Kids Playing Music without the High Cost of an Instrument

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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While most parents are ecstatic about their kids finding a hobby, such as music lessons, the price of musical instruments can kill that enthusiasm very quickly. Depending on the instrument your child wants to play, it could cost you anywhere from fifty dollars to several thousand.

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Tags: music, Instruments, money

How to Encourage Your Child to Practice Music on Holiday

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

Photo by LenDog64 /CC-BY-ND

The holidays are finally here! Tis the season for great food, good cheer, and a little bit of time off, right? Any kid would certainly like to think so. They get a few weeks out of school and suddenly their time is opened up to a world of possibilities! Amidst all of the fun, however, some kids still have responsibilities they need to take care of, like playing their instruments.

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Tags: music, practice, holidays

Fort Worth's Greatest Musicians in History

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Nov 11, 2015 @ 09:09 AM

Photo by Bruno Bollaert / CC-BY-NC-ND

It’s not uncommon to hear people talk about the history of Fort Worth and music, but what exactly does that look like? We’ve done some research and found some of the greatest musical artists who began their journey in Fort Worth – perhaps just like you will!

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Tags: music, fame, celebrities

Spookiest Songs to Play this Halloween

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 09:54 AM

                                                                                  Photo by William Warby / CC-BY

What’s Halloween – whether you’re trick or treating with the kids or hosting a party – without a spooky playlist to listen to? You’re in luck, because we’ve compiled a list of creepy songs to listen to while you are dressing up and eating candy.

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Tags: music