Musical Expression

Musical Expression

The Encyclopedia Britannica defines musical expression as, “that element of musical performance which is something more than mere notes.” Being able to read and accurately play the notes on the page is an important skill to develop. However, the real music exists off...

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Joyful Development

Joyful Development

The art of making music should always be joyous. Those numerous mistakes quickly develop into awesome, wonderful glorious music. As parents and teachers we must allow the child to develop their musicianship in a loving, caring, nurturing manner. That can be done by...

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Why Take Summer Lessons?

Why Take Summer Lessons?

We have all had to readjust our lives during this period of Covid-19. This summer will look differently than any summer we’ve lived through. I am so glad that the staff at Flute and Friends are committed to your ongoing music lessons! So many things have been shuffled...

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Reasons To Get Hooked on YouTube!

Reasons To Get Hooked on YouTube!

Reasons to get hooked on YouTube YouTube is one of the sharpest double-edged swords that the internet has to offer. Despite the fact that it has melted my developing brain for countless hours, I would not be the musician or music lover that I am without it. The...

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The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

To play on Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “One Art,” the art of listening isn’t hard to master. The Suzuki guitar teacher and Suzuki violin mom Michele Horner advises listening to the recordings of current repertoire ten times a day. That may sound like a lot, but the...

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