Category Archives: practice

“That’s a Talent I Have!”: Music & Self-Esteem

While we can’t yet say with confidence that the COVID-19 pandemic is over, we can breathe a small sigh of relief as variant-specific booster shots are widely available for people of most ages, and kids have safely returned to school and extracurricular activities. But what about the toll this global crisis has taken on our […]

The Necessity of Music for Kids Today

By now, it’s pretty much common knowledge that music has numerous benefits on child development: From language and motor skills to executive functioning, math aptitude, literacy, and focus, music is an incredible brain enhancer for kids (and adults!). But beyond IQ-boosting, music is also an important source of stress-relief and self-expression; music can be an […]

Student Interviews: Sol & Max

The past two years have given us a new appreciation for a lot of things: teachers, childcare professionals, people who stay home when they’re sick, parents, hand sanitizer. We at Musication wanted to extend that appreciation to the heart and soul of our program: our students! We asked a few of our students to weigh […]

The Importance of Practicing

You’ve signed your child up for regular piano (or bass, guitar, voice or any other type of music) lessons. Congratulations! They are already on their way to enjoying so many of the benefits of learning a musical instrument. But it doesn’t stop there. In order to reap these benefits, your child will have to practice. A regular practice […]