5 Great Websites for Music Education at Home

by Metro Music Makers instructor Chelsea Sefzik

This is an interesting time for us all, isn’t it? Some people may be enjoying the at-home time, but for others, this is a big challenge. I know that I miss my students, but I’ve been thinking about ways to educate them through the online platform that Metro Music Makers has been using. I have found what I believe are some worthwhile music sites to grow my students even though I’m not in the room with them. Maybe that break from common core math all day can be comprised of a few of these?

1. Flashcards – I believe we could all use a little note refresher, and
this website not only includes treble and bass clef, but also
alto and tenor clefs. It’s even got a timer for a little extra hustle.
Enjoy! Name That Note

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Making Your Music Goals Happen

by Metro Music Makers instructor Clifford Koufman You would be amazed at what can happen as the result of setting a goal for your music, or even just admitting to yourself what you hope to accomplish with your music.  Do you want to play in your bedroom by yourself? Is that enough? Do you want … Read more

Prepping for the gig

written by Metro Music Makers instructor J.T. Lee When we’re young musicians, often we have the luxury of time, especially when it comes to performance prep. We spend months prepping for minutes on stage. I remember being in high school band—we started working Christmas music in October. The crazy thing was that we played the … Read more

How to perfect your craft

written by Metro Music Makers instructor Justin Boyd You are a musician who is really in love with music, and you really want to improve. You have the drive in you to always get better and grow. You see that many people accomplish being “okay” at their craft, but very few people accomplish greatness. What … Read more

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