As we roll through year three of the pandemic, it can be easy to forget about one of the basic tools for a successful online lesson: the headphone. Good headphones can help both the student and the teacher hear each other better, prevent echoes and feedback, all while making it easier to focus. There aContinue reading “A Few Notes About Headphones”
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What is a Metronome and Do I need one?
A metronome is a device that provides a steady ticking sound along with a visual indicator of the tick. Metronomes work in Beats Per Minute, and can be set at particular speeds–usually between 40 and 208. There have been a number of scientists, musicians, and inventors who have worked on various devices over the years.Continue reading “What is a Metronome and Do I need one?”
Virtual Lesson Checklist
Nobody wants to spend precious lesson time hunting for a pencil or fiddling with settings when you could be playing beautiful pieces or impressing me with how fast you can play your scales. There are a few things you can do to make sure that you are well-prepared and will be able to get theContinue reading “Virtual Lesson Checklist”