How Playing a Musical Instrument Benefits Your Brain

Thursday, November 7, 2019 by Daniel Ales | Uncategorized

Of course we all know that playing music is good for us, but here is some more evidence to prove what we know. Enjoy.

Level 3 Uploaded

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by Daniel Ales | Uncategorized

Level 3 is now uploaded.


If you have a child that will be participating in Critics Corner this fall and they are at LEVEL 3, I now have all their songs in the studio library with Demo Videos attached to them so you can listen. It took a long time to find good quality video performances on YouTube, but I think for the most part, they are accurate performances of the repertoire in this book. I hope you will use this resource as a way to decided on what pieces you want to play for CC this year.



Keeping a Record

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by Daniel Ales | Uncategorized

I know that it is hard sometimes to remember to log your practice minutes online. My studio is a very high tech studio and I love implementing the latest and greatest technology that I can afford. But sometimes, just a simple practice sheet taped on or next to your piano is the best and easiest solution. So I have provided a link to a website that has some cute printable practice charts for you to use only if you want. 


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