Download Our Free Goal-Setting Printables for Your First Music Lesson of 2016

12/31/15 12:42 AM / by Allison posted in piano lessons Alpharetta, violin lessons alpharetta, voice lessons alpharetta, Behind The Scenes, guitar lessons, guitar lessons Alpharetta, guitar lessons atlanta, in-home music lessons, Miscellaneous, music lessons, Music Lessons, piano lessons, piano lessons atlanta, practice, practice time, Practicing, Student Corner, Teacher Tips, violin lessons, voice lessons

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Our free goal-setting printables make the first music lessons of 2016 fun and productive for teachers and students. Even the youngest students benefit from talking about their accomplishments in 2015 and planning their gohappy-new-years-eve-2015-19 copyals for the upcoming year.  Teachers, walk through the goal-setting process with your students by

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The Essential Holiday Gift Guide to Purchasing Music Instruments (Keyboard and Guitar Edition)

12/1/15 10:25 PM / by Allison posted in guitar atlanta, piano lessons Alpharetta, play guitar, buying a guitar, buying a keyboard, buying a piano, Guitar, guitar lessons, holiday gift, keyboard, music instruments, Music Lessons, Piano, piano lessons, piano lessons atlanta, Teacher Tips

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Music instruments are popular gifts during the holiday season and, we believe, the best gifts anyone could receive. The gift of a guitar or keyboard can spark creativity and lead to life-long inspiration. Each Christmas, parents put instruments under the tree in hopes that their children will develop a love for playing music. It's important to remember that the quality of an instrument can make all the difference in the initial stages of learning. A good quality instrument can motivate and inspire; whereas, an instrument of poor quality can limit a student's progress and eventually lead to frustration. We receive many calls and emails each holiday season asking for our advice in selecting an instrument. The 2 most popular instruments are keyboard and guitar, and we're sharing our recommendations and considerations for purchasing either one as a gift. Don't forget to complete your holiday gift with private, in-home lessons to start the New Year!

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Anime and Video Game Music for Students

9/10/13 3:54 PM / by Allison posted in Miscellaneous, piano lessons, practice, video game music, anime music

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AnimeA big challenge for music teachers is finding music that is both enjoyable and challenging for their students. Some students are motivated to find a particular genre they enjoy; and other students find inspiration from outside sources including parents, teachers, peers and media.  A great variety of music is right at our fingertips through exploration on the Internet.

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5 Top Reasons for Getting Your Kids Involved in Music Lessons

9/1/11 2:15 PM / by Allison posted in guitar lessons, in-home music lessons, Music Lessons, piano lessons, violin lessons, voice lessons

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When I tell someone that I teach piano, the initial response I get is, “I wish I had taken piano lessons when I was younger” or “I wish my mom forced me to continue piano lessons rather than letting me quit.” Since I started teaching in 1992, no one has ever said, "I wish I hadn't learned how to play the piano."As adults and parents, we seem to understand how essential and beneficial learning to play an instrument is in our childhood and adolescent years. Parents have various reasons for investing in music lessons for their kids. One of the main reasons is parents’ belief that music lessons will help their kids in school. And they are right! This is one of the 5 top reasons why kids need to learn a musical instrument. As shown by research, taking music lessons has numerous benefits especially in the development of intelligence and character. Here are 5 Top Reasons for getting your kids involved in music lessons.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Have In-Home Music Lessons: Reason #3

3/2/11 2:45 PM / by Allison posted in drum lessons, Metro Music Makers, piano lessons Alpharetta, violin lessons alpharetta, voice lessons alpharetta, drum lessons alpharetta, drum lessons atlanta, guitar lessons Alpharetta, guitar lessons atlanta, in-home music lessons, music lessons, Music Lessons, piano lessons, piano lessons atlanta, violin lessons, voice lessons

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When determining whether or not you want to take piano lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, violin lessons, or drum lessons, the third thing to consider is how your TIME  should factor into the decision. In Reason #3 of Why You Should Have In-Home Music Lessons, we consider the TIME SAVINGS of in-home music lessons.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Have In-Home Music Lessons: Reason #2

2/17/11 10:20 AM / by Allison posted in Metro Music Makers, piano lessons Alpharetta, violin lessons alpharetta, voice lessons alpharetta, drum lessons alpharetta, drum lessons atlanta, guitar lessons, guitar lessons Alpharetta, guitar lessons atlanta, music lessons, Music Lessons, piano lessons, piano lessons atlanta, violin lessons, voice lessons

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When determining whether or not you want to take piano lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, violin lessons, or drum lessons, the second thing to consider is WHY you would like to take in-home music lessons. In Reason #2 of Why You Should Have In-Home Music Lessons, we consider the CONVENIENCE of in-home music lessons.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Have In-Home Music Lessons: Reason #1

2/9/11 11:36 AM / by Allison posted in drum lessons, Metro Music Makers, piano lessons Alpharetta, guitar lessons, guitar lessons Alpharetta, in-home music lessons, Music Lessons, piano lessons, violin lessons, voice lessons

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When determining whether or not you want to take piano lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, violin lessons, or drum lessons, the first thing to consider is WHERE you would like to take the lessons. In Reason #1 of Why You Should Have In-Home Music Lessons, we consider the ENVIRONMENT in which you want to learn.

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1/31/11 11:46 AM / by Allison posted in drum lessons, Metro Music Makers, piano lessons Alpharetta, guitar lessons, guitar lessons Alpharetta, in-home music lessons, Miscellaneous, piano lessons, violin lessons, voice lessons

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Welcome to the Metro Music Makers Blog! We are excited you have joined us, and promise to make your trip here as informative and painless as possible.

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