Many people come to me asking “What is the right age to start music lessons?” My answer depends on the parent and the child. We start music lessons as early as 5 years old. Typically, a child who is 5 is still learning fine motor skills so lessons are based around having fun. For the 5 and 6 year old group we like to have the parents attend so they can learn the notes to help the child practice. We suggest children begin lessons at 7 years old. Students at 7 have better mot
At Allegro School of Music we focus on not just teaching students how to play the piano or violin but we help them understand the language of music.
Knowledge of the instrument - You must know your instrument and where all the keys are. For example on the piano is the keyboard, it is very important to be able to find any key
The second it is important to able to recognize the note on the staff. We call it reading music notes but memorizing where on the scale each note is
The time is now to sign up for music lessons! As a parent you have done your research. You know that Maria Rios of Allegro School of Music is the right music teacher to work with. Now what? Under the “Contact/Book Now” tab on the right hand side is the “Send a Message” box. Fill out the information and click send. Make sure you put your child's age, musical instrument and some times you are available for lessons. After Allegro School of Music receives someone will call you, u
Do you remember sitting down to practice piano for an hour three times a week as a child? Do you remember how that practice time seemed like 10 hours. It’s because it wasn’t fun. In 2015 kids are so busy with piano, soccer, karate and homework that getting practice time in can be hard. We have some very helpful hints to help motivate your child to practice more. Do a little bit here and there. If your child is under 6 make practice time short and sweet. As they get older have