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03/13/2024

๐ŸŽน Top 10 Qualities of an Exceptional Beginner Piano Teacher ๐ŸŽน

Ensure your child's piano journey starts strong! Look for a teacher with:

1๏ธโƒฃ Extensive experience teaching beginners ๐Ÿง’
2๏ธโƒฃ Proven track record of student progress ๐Ÿ“ˆ
3๏ธโƒฃ Comprehensive, structured curriculum ๐Ÿ“š
4๏ธโƒฃ Patient, encouraging teaching style ๐Ÿ˜Š
5๏ธโƒฃ Clear, effective communication skills ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ
6๏ธโƒฃ Tailored instruction for your child's needs ๐ŸŽฏ
7๏ธโƒฃ Regular playing assessments & feedback ๐Ÿ“
8๏ธโƒฃ Deep knowledge of music theory & history ๐ŸŽผ
9๏ธโƒฃ Flexible scheduling & reasonable rates โฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ
๐Ÿ”Ÿ Proper studio space & learning materials ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ“˜

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/piano-lessons/essential-qualities-to-look-for-in-a-piano-teacher-for-beginners/

A teacher with these traits will set the stage for a rewarding, lifelong musical journey! ๐ŸŒŸ
What other qualities do you value in a piano teacher? Share your thoughts below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

Get More Out of Music with Core Comprehension! Essential Non-Musician Knowledge | K&M Music School 02/15/2024

๐ŸŽตEnhancing Your Listening Experience๐ŸŽต
Tune into:
1๏ธโƒฃ Rhythms - Time signatures, grooves
2๏ธโƒฃ Melodies - Intervals, shapes, hooks
3๏ธโƒฃ Chords - Major/minor moods
4๏ธโƒฃ Structure - Parts' purposes
Deepen your understanding to unlock profound appreciation!โœจ
What concept did you find most fascinating? Share below!๐Ÿ‘‡

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https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/music-lessons/get-more-out-of-music-with-core-comprehension-essential-non-musician-knowledge/

Get More Out of Music with Core Comprehension! Essential Non-Musician Knowledge | K&M Music School Get More Out of Music with Core Comprehension! Essential Non-Musician Knowledge

02/13/2024

๐ŸŽค Huge Thanks to Our Amazing Media Team! ๐Ÿ‘

Thank you Lioudmila Mikoulitch and Timur Sabirov for beautifully capturing our student recital:

1๏ธโƒฃ Flawless sound and stage lighting โœจ
2๏ธโƒฃ Sensitive supportive filming ๐ŸŽž๏ธ
3๏ธโƒฃ Gorgeous venue decor transformations ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ
4๏ธโƒฃ Making the event so memorable! ๐Ÿ’–
You enabled our students to shine and create treasured moments. We sincerely appreciate your stellar work showcasing our blossoming musicians! ๐Ÿฅฐ

Stay tuned for the next collaboration! ๐Ÿค

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Photos from K&M Music School's post 02/06/2024

๐ŸŽน Bravo to Our Talented Students! ๐Ÿ‘

Our students shone brightly at the Sunday recital:

1๏ธโƒฃ Brilliant solo performance ๐Ÿ˜
2๏ธโƒฃ Sensitive ensemble collaborations ๐Ÿฅฐ
3๏ธโƒฃ Months of practice culminating beautifully ๐Ÿ’–
4๏ธโƒฃ So proud of our young musicians! โœจ

Thank you, performers, parents, and attendees! ๐Ÿ‘

Until the next showcase of stars โญ๏ธ

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01/31/2024

๐ŸŽป Advancing Violin Skills ๐Ÿ“ˆ
Take your playing to the next level
๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ Refine Bow Control ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ
Bow straight, use more arm weight, and play full strokes.
๐ŸŽผ Expand Shifting Ability ๐ŸŽผ
Fluent position changes and smooth slides between notes.
๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Increase Finger Agility ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™‚๏ธ
Drills for strength, independence, and stretching reach.
๐ŸŽš๏ธ Widen Dynamic Contrast ๐ŸŽš๏ธ
Project softer pianissimos to powerful fortes.

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01/30/2024
01/27/2024

๐ŸŽถ K&M Music School Student Recital ๐ŸŽถ

๐ŸŽผJoin us on February 4th from 1-7pm for a piano, violin, and cello recital showcasing talented students of all ages! ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽป๐ŸŽผ

๐Ÿ‘The event will take place at St. Peter's Episcopal Church ๐Ÿ›๏ธ located at 334 14th St, Del Mar, CA 92014.
Students will perform solos and ensembles - donโ€™t miss this free community concert! ๐Ÿ’–
An afternoon of delightful classical music awaits. ๐ŸŽต Looking forward to seeing you there!

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01/21/2024

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01/19/2024

๐ŸŽป Pursuing Violin Teaching! ๐ŸŽป
If you love the instrument, teaching could be an incredibly rewarding path! Here's what you'll need:
1. Strong violin skills and musical knowledge ๐ŸŽผ
2. Patience working with students ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ
3. Creative lesson planning abilities ๐Ÿ“š
4. Business/marketing savvy ๐Ÿ’ผ
5. Passion for sharing the joy of violin! ๐Ÿค
What questions do you have about teaching violin? Ask below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

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What are the Benefits of Playing Violin? A String Player Tells All | K&M Music School 01/08/2024

๐ŸŽป Benefits of playing violin ๐ŸŽป

The indirect life perks like fitness, mindfulness, social bonds, and personal growth can be just as rewarding long term as the beautiful sounds produced.

๐Ÿง  Engages the Brain ๐Ÿง 

Learning violin incorporates cognitive, memory, listening and reasoning centers lowering anxiety.

โค๏ธ Social Connections โค๏ธ

Join orchestras and musical groups to expand your social circle sharing a passion.

โŒ› Patience and Persistence โŒ›

Small daily improvements over months/years compounding playing rewards and life skills.

๐ŸŽต Fulfillment Across Life ๐ŸŽต

Physical and mental engagement, creative expression, and sense of purpose - violin enriches all areas.

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/violin-lessons/what-are-the-benefits-of-playing-violin-a-string-player-tells-all/

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What are the Benefits of Playing Violin? A String Player Tells All | K&M Music School What are the benefits of playing violin? This string player tells all โ€“ the physical,โ€ฆ

01/02/2024

๐ŸŽ† Cheers to 2024! ๐Ÿฅ‚

Out with the old, in with the new - happy 2024! ๐ŸŽ‰
May the new year bring health, happiness, and success. ๐Ÿ’–
Wishing you and your loved ones a truly magical 2024! โœจ
Share your hopes and dreams for the year ahead! ๐Ÿฅณ

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12/24/2023

๐ŸŽ„Wishing You a Merry Christmas!๐ŸŽ„

'Tis the season for:
๐Ÿฌ Hot cocoa and cookies
๐ŸŽ Exchanging thoughtful gifts
๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ Twinkling lights everywhere
๐Ÿ’ซ Quality time with loved ones
๐ŸŽถ Caroling classics

However you celebrate, may your days be filled with joy and laughter! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰

Wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas! ๐ŸŽ„

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12/16/2023

๐ŸŽน Piano Practice Breakthroughs! ๐ŸŽน

Take your skills up a notch:

1๏ธโƒฃ Set clear goals and track them in the journal ๐Ÿ“
2๏ธโƒฃ Eliminate distractions, optimal setup โœ…
3๏ธโƒฃ Isolate and simplify tricky parts ๐Ÿคฏ
4๏ธโƒฃ Use a metronome for gradual speed gains ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ
5๏ธโƒฃ Mandatory breaks boost retention ๐Ÿ˜Œ

Stay motivated and maximize improvement! ๐ŸŽ‰

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/piano-lessons/piano-practice-hacks-maximize-your-learning-in-minimum-time/

Share your best piano practice tips below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

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12/15/2023

โ˜•๏ธ Fuel Up Before Your Music Session! โ˜•๏ธ
Need an energy boost first?๐Ÿ‘‡
1๏ธโƒฃ Brew strong coffee or tea ๐Ÿซ–
2๏ธโƒฃ Enjoy a healthy snack ๐Ÿฅ‘
3๏ธโƒฃ Do light stretches ๐Ÿฆต๐Ÿผ
4๏ธโƒฃ Listen to inspirational songs ๐ŸŽง
5๏ธโƒฃ Give yourself a pep talk ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ
Come ready to play your best! โœจ

What's your go-to pre-music routine? Share your rituals below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

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12/11/2023

๐ŸŽค Expanding Vocal Range for Male Singers ๐ŸŽค
Try these tips:
1๏ธโƒฃ Warm up properly before practice ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ
2๏ธโƒฃ Work on breath support control ๐Ÿซ
3๏ธโƒฃ Practice sirens & lip trills ๐Ÿ“ข
4๏ธโƒฃ Train mix/head voice transition ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ
5๏ธโƒฃ Slowly increase the range 2 notes at a time โ™จ๏ธ

Patience & persistence pay off over time! ๐Ÿ’ช
Let your voice freely soar & roar. ๐Ÿฆ
Male singers - what's worked for you? Please share below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Is Violin Hard to Learn? An Honest Guide on What to Expect | K&M Music School 12/11/2023

๐ŸŽปIs Violin Hard to Learn? ๐ŸŽป

It takes work, but progress feels so rewarding!
1๏ธโƒฃ Celebrate posture, note reading gains
2๏ธโƒฃ Bow control and tone mastery
3๏ธโƒฃ Smooth shifting between positions
4๏ธโƒฃ Vibrato colors sound beautifully Stay patient - small milestones build skills๐Ÿ’ช
What violin tips helped you progress? Share below!๐Ÿ‘‡

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/violin-lessons/is-violin-hard-to-learn-an-honest-guide-on-what-to-expect/

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Is Violin Hard to Learn? An Honest Guide on What to Expect | K&M Music School Demystifying violin difficulty. Master fundamentals from posture and fingerings to positions and tone through celebrating small milestones. Practice passionately.

12/01/2023

๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ“ธBig thanks to our amazing recital media team! ๐ŸŽ‰ You capture the musical magic. ๐ŸŽต

Videographer Timur Sabirov - Your footage lets families rewatch those special onstage moments. Freezing memories for a lifetime! Amazing work ๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿ“น

Photographer Lioudmila Mikoulitch Such perfectly timed shots the instant each student finished their piece, shining with accomplishment! Highly recommended! Absolutely amazing ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‘

Editing team - You weave together all the photos and clips into a polished memento full of smiles and talents. ๐ŸŽž๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ

Behind-the-scenes heroes - While students bask center stage, you meticulously document the journey! ๐Ÿ“

We couldn't pull off these recitals without you! Thanks for helping commemorate our budding musicians. So much heart. ๐Ÿ’–

Grateful you're part of the crew! Here's to more musical memories ahead! ๐Ÿ‘

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The Composers and Masterpieces that Defined the Romantic Era | K&M Music School 11/29/2023

Classical music enthusiasts - let's appreciate the Romantic greats! โœจ Here are 5 composers that transformed music's emotional scope:

Beethoven stretched symphonic length and depth through stormy anguish and triumphant joy. ๐ŸŽถ His works crossed into Romantic territory.

Chopin blended classical form with Polish dance, unleashing the piano's lyrical voice through rubato and vulnerability. ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Liszt pioneered the piano recital, enthralling audiences with technical spectacle while advancing adventurous sonatas and symphonic poems. ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽผ

Wagner promoted opera as a holistic music-drama with recurring musical motifs unifying stage, song, and literature. ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŽต

Brahms fused Baroque counterpoint and Classical structure with Romantic harmony into profound passionate statements within traditional frameworks. ๐Ÿ›๏ธโค๏ธ

Which Romantic icon or masterwork resonates most with you? Let their sublime musical poetry stir your spirit today! ๐ŸŽถ

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡

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The Composers and Masterpieces that Defined the Romantic Era | K&M Music School The romantic composers and masterworks that shaped classical music's destiny. Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Wagner, and more unleashed artistic freedom and expression through iconic innovations. Swoon to the sounds.

Learn When and How to Use the Damper, Sostenuto, and Una Corda Pedals on Piano | K&M Music School 11/20/2023

๐ŸŽน Here are 5 tips to use the damper, sostenuto, and una corda pedals effectively:

Listen actively ๐Ÿ‘‚ Use your ear to judge timing and technique. Avoid memorized patterns.

Master legato โžฐ Use the damper pedal to connect notes smoothly and shape phrases.

Be nuanced โ™จ๏ธ Vary pedal depth, duration, and combinations for greater expression.

Prevent blurring ๐ŸŽน Release the damper pedal fully on harmony changes to avoid the messy sound.

Stay coordinated ๐Ÿฆถ Keep focused on the music. Don't look at your feet when pedaling.

Share your best tips for pedaling techniques below! Let's make beautiful music together. ๐ŸŽถ

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡

https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/piano-lessons/learn-when-and-how-to-use-the-damper-sostenuto-and-una-corda-pedals-on-piano/

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Need help mastering the piano pedals? Our experienced teachers can guide you to pedal techniques that enhance musicality. Just ask!

Learn When and How to Use the Damper, Sostenuto, and Una Corda Pedals on Piano | K&M Music School Damper, sostenuto, una corda pedals demystified. Master piano pedaling techniques for resonance, phrasing, and expression. Transform your playing.

11/18/2023

๐ŸŽป Master Violin Etudes ๐ŸŽผ

Isolate tricky sections. Analyze technically. Play slowly. Use rhythmic variations. Record and review.

๐Ÿ”ฌ Zoom In On Trouble Spots ๐Ÿ”ฌ

Don't just play through. Isolate difficult measures for focused practice.

๐Ÿค“ Analyze Technically ๐Ÿง

Understand the specific skills being developed.

๐ŸŒ Play Slowly ๐ŸŒ

Perfect technique and coordination before increasing tempo.

๐ŸŽต Use Rhythmic Variations ๐ŸŽถ

Alter rhythm patterns to keep drilling fresh.

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11/14/2023

๐ŸŽน Our Students Shined at the Recital yesterday! ๐Ÿ‘

๐ŸคฉYesterday's 7-hour marathon show was a huge success thanks to our talented, hardworking students.

๐ŸŽถ Incredible Progress on Display ๐ŸŽต

It was amazing seeing how much our beginners have advanced and the difficult pieces our advanced students can now play.

๐Ÿ“ท Shout Out to Our Photographer ๐Ÿ“ธ

Beautiful pictures captured the excitement and artistry of the event. We appreciate you!

๐ŸŽฅ Video Wizardry from Our Videographer ๐ŸŽž๏ธ

Flawless filming and live streaming let family members across the globe tune in. Great work!

๐Ÿ’ƒ Our Social Media Manager Spread the Word ๐Ÿ“ฑ

Your promotional expertise let the community know about our special event. We're grateful!

๐Ÿค Supportive Piano Community ๐Ÿ‘ซ

Students cheered each other on backstage and the audience was so encouraging.

๐ŸŽป Memory Masterpieces ๐ŸŽน

Several brave students performed fully from memory and nailed it! We know how much preparation that takes.

๐Ÿ•ฐ Time Well Spent โฐ

While tiring for everyone, the months of preparation culminated in an incredible event.

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What is the Value and Effectiveness of a 30-minute Piano Lesson? | K&M Music School 11/10/2023

๐ŸŽน Getting the Most from 30-Minute Piano Lessons โฑ๏ธ

With the right mindset and practice, half-hour lessons successfully start beginners on their musical journey.

๐Ÿ—“ Schedule Consistent Practice โŒš

Commit to 15-30 minutes of daily practice in between each lesson to reinforce new concepts.

๐ŸŽต Set Specific Goals ๐ŸŽผ

Communicate the skills you want to tackle each lesson like reading notes or new pieces.

๐Ÿค Communicate with Teacher ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ

Discuss areas of struggle so they can guide you past hurdles.

Check the Blog link for the full article ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://kandmmusicschool.com/blogs/piano-lessons/what-is-the-value-and-effectiveness-of-a-30-minute-piano-lesson/

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What is the Value and Effectiveness of a 30-minute Piano Lesson? | K&M Music School 30-minute piano lessons build solid foundations, but do they allow real development? This guide dives deep into maximizing value and progress in limited lesson time.

11/08/2023

๐ŸŽถGet ready for beautiful music! ๐ŸŽต Our K&M Music School is hosting a piano ๐ŸŽน violin ๐ŸŽป and cello ๐ŸŽผ recital on Sunday, November 12th.

The event will take place at St. Peter's Episcopal Church ๐Ÿ›๏ธ located at: 334 14th St, Del Mar, CA 92014.

It will run from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm. ๐Ÿ• Hear talented students ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ of all ages perform solos & ensembles. ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ

Don't miss this free ๐Ÿ†“ community concert ๐ŸŽคshowcasing our hardworking musicians! ๐Ÿ‘

Come enjoy an afternoon of delightful classical performances. ๐ŸŽป๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽผ๐Ÿฅฐ

Hope to see you there!

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