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Your child is not practicing! This might be why! - Music lessons tips for parents

Jan 14, 2021

The saying "practice is the mother of all skills" holds particularly true in music. Is your child not practicing enough or at all? Please continue reading for our best advice on how to change this quickly and easily.

In this article, we’ll discuss:

  • Why is your child not practicing?
  • How often should my child practice?
  • What does a practice routine look like?
  • What happens when you take lessons without practicing regularly?
  • Additional resources to ensure accountability in your child's practice routine.

Why is your child not practicing?

Having goals in life is great! But without a proper habit to work on our goals, most of us tend to fail at our efforts to change our lives for the better. It takes deliberate actions to create these habits. Many kids find it difficult to sit down for long periods of time, especially if they aren’t yet invested in what they are learning. However, when kids start to see the progress that comes with consistent practice, it leads to more growth...

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What is the best age to start piano lessons? Piano Lessons for Kids under 7 years old

Dec 07, 2020

So what is the best age to start piano lessons?


That is a great question and is one that we usually answer at our studios weekly or even daily.


Let's start with a simple answer: first grade or seven years old is a great age to get started on piano lessons!


So how can you decide if your child is ready for piano lessons, especially if they are younger than 7? We understand that all students have unique abilities, so here are a few guidelines that might give you a better idea of what to look for in your child to decide if they are ready for lessons.


What is the minimum age that my child can begin piano lessons?


At The Hit, the minimum age for our private piano lessons is normally five years old.

The piano is a very visual instrument with a fairly straight-forward approach to sound production. The beginning of piano playing usually requires our hands to be steady, which allows us to concentrate our attention on the basic motion of pressing one key at a...

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In this blog, we share tips and advice that will help students that are currently taking music lessons have a more enjoyable and productive experience.