Nobody really likes it. Standing in a room competing with your peers for that coveted role in your school play or local theatre is never fun. But sadly, it’s a reality for those of us who love the craft! Here are some tips to ace your next audition.
At first blush, in-home lessons may seem a convenient way to expose your child to music lessons. What could be easier than having a music teacher come to you? But most people don't realize there are pitfalls associated with in-home lessons that can lead students to quit, thus missing out on a lifetime of playing and creating music.
My student Corina and I had been trying to decide what she was going to sing for her school talent show, and if she was going to sing at all. When we ultimately couldn’t reach a final decision, Corina finally broke down and told me the truth about her hesitations: she had been bullied.
There have been several studies conducted in recent years concerning the phenomenon of the summer slide for students. Research and data show that students can slip behind more than two months in their educational development during summer vacation. When they return in the fall teachers are faced with students who may have regressed to where they were earlier the previous spring.
ANDOVER, MA - May 2015 - The Real School of Music LLC has announced that Boston Music Center of Andover MA has merged operations with Real School’s Andover location, effective April 27, 2015.