Several of our Metro Music Makers students placed in the county-level Reflections contest this year. We are proud of their creativity and contributions to the arts.
Category: Student Corner
Student Corner: How to Prepare for Successful College Entrance Auditions
by Grace Mason Hello, future music majors! I am in my third year of college as a music major with a focus in piano performance. If you are planning on being a music major in college, you have to first get accepted into the school (via your paper application, where they evaluate your grades, test […]
Download Our Free Goal-Setting Printables for Your First Music Lesson of 2016
Our free goal-setting printables make the first music lessons of 2016 fun and productive for teachers and students. Even the youngest students benefit from talking about their accomplishments in 2015 and planning their goals for the upcoming year. Teachers, walk through the goal-setting process with your students by Celebrating success and evaluating progress Defining specific goals […]
Student Corner: 5 Reasons to Pursue a Commercial Music Degree
Contributed by: Desiree Holliman Desiree Holliman recently joined our administrative staff after earning her degree in Commercial Music from Belmont University in Nashville. She has some great advice for students who are interested in pursuing a music industry career. Her first recommendation is to get a college degree, and here are her top 5 reasons […]
Student Corner: 4 Common Bad Practice Habits and How to Break Them
Welcome to the latest edition of Student Corner, our special feature for you and your student to read together. This week’s contribution comes from Mr. Brandon Marsolo. We are all guilty of having some bad and lazy practice habits, but when you realize your mistakes you get the chance to change your ways and maximize […]
Student Corner: Why You Should Be Listening, Not Just Playing!
Welcome to the second ever installment of our Student Corner feature. Articles with this label are written for your student! Print it out or read it together and you’ll both learn something new. This week’s edition of Student Corner comes from J.T. Lee! Have you ever heard of a baseball player who didn’t watch baseball? How […]
Student Corner: 5 Ways To Become A Better Musician Now
With this article, we’re introducing a brand new feature on the Metro Music Makers blog called Student Corner. Articles with this label are written for your student! Print it out or read it together and you’ll both learn something new. We hope you’ll enjoy our first ever Student Corner article from our teacher, Matthew Talley! […]