The Many Flavors of Auditions

Auditions are a way of life for the performing artist. Whether a musician wants to gain entrance to a music conservatory, be accepted into an ensemble, or perhaps be hired for a teaching position, musicians are required to audition as part of the hiring or entry process. This begins in middle school, when students audition … Continue reading The Many Flavors of Auditions

Music Teachers: Should You Expect Your Students to Take Lessons During the Summer?

The summer months can bring challenges for music teachers wishing to continue music lessons to their students. Many families travel during the summer, as long anticipated and saved-for vacations finally arrive. Vacations naturally interrupt the regularity of weekly lessons. With some students, even those not going away on vacation, the mere arrival of summer months … Continue reading Music Teachers: Should You Expect Your Students to Take Lessons During the Summer?