Tips for choosing your child’s first instrument

Tips for choosing your child’s first instrument

Helping your child choose the right first instrument will make music lessons fun and rewarding. Teachers at Stage Center Music School can help children pick the most appropriate instrument. Here are a few important factors to consider as your child considers her or his first instrument options.

How to manage nervous jitters before a performance

How to manage nervous jitters before a performance

Performing live is an important aspect to learning music but can produce anxiety in many student musicians. As a parent, there are things you can do to help your child manage nervous jitters before a performance. We have a few tips for dealing with performance jitters in a productive way.

Children build important life skills with the study of music

Children build important life skills with the study of music

Children can build important life skills with the study of music. At Stage Center Music, we know that building these skills while studying music will help a child achieve continued success throughout their life. Three of the most important skills a music student will learn are patience, practice and persistence.

Why continue private music lessons even if a student is in the school band

Why continue private music lessons even if a student is in the school band

Continuing your child’s private music lessons, even if they decide to join the school band, will accelerate their musical development and provide many other benefits. One-on-one time with their music tutor helps a student understand their own strengths and challenges and encourage them to keep playing music.