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May 21, 2019 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

A New Solution to Summers and the Education Gap I recently read a book called Outliers by Malcom Gladwell that highlights different stories with the idea being that success comes more from society and community. One of the chapters in the book briefly discusses an educational program called “Knowledge Is Power Program” also known as…

January 25, 2018 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

We are living in a time where news and media comes in faster than we’ve ever experienced. With that comes a time where the world seems like a scary place. As the dad of a young child, I think through how I will explain to my child the importance of caring for people even when…

December 14, 2017 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

Music Lesson Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide Happy Holidays!  This time of season can be stressful for a lot of people.  As you run around trying to figure out what you are going to get for your child, family member, friend, or coworker who loves music, we have come up with a simple stocking stuffer gift…

October 19, 2017 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Music Lessons These guidelines will help the music student have a successful, rewarding experience learning an instrument. Below are practical tips that we have discovered from years of teaching. 1. How Young Is Too Young? Starting at the Right Age Adults can start any instrument at any…

October 19, 2017 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

Music Frequently Asked Questions (And Answers) Q. Do I need a piano at home to take piano lessons? A. While it is ideal if you do have a piano at home, you can start lessons with our piano teachers by using an electric keyboard to practice on at home. Most of our students rent or buy…

October 3, 2017 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

5 Ways Music Changes At-Risk Youth (And the One Way You Can Help) “Music can change the world because it can change people” – Bono With more than 30.7 million American children in low-income families, there’s no doubt that we need to help. That’s 43 percent of the children in our country! Research is clear…

October 11, 2016 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

Piano is such a great starter instrument, which is why it’s the #1 choice for parents to start exposing their kids to music at Spark. I think it’s so important to give kids the ability to discover and express their creative side through music, but I’ve heard so many horror stories about parents taking their…

January 5, 2016 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

As a working musician, I am quickly realizing how important it is to use technology to stay relevant. So many songwriters are using electronic samples and sounds that are vital to the song. For a drummer, this may mean using a sample pad to replicate different sounds. For a keyboardist, it may mean building synth…

December 21, 2015 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

Why Is Music So Important?I started thinking about how important music is to our children and society. As I read articles understanding the importance, I realize how music is worked into many of the school subjects that kids are learning in school today.ScienceThe science of music and sound is something that we take for granted…

December 19, 2015 info@www.sparkschoolofmusic.com No comments exist

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spark Music Studio Receives 2015 Best of Maple Grove Award Maple Grove Award Program Honors the Achievement MAPLE GROVE December 10, 2015 — Spark Music Studio has been selected for the 2015 Best of Maple Grove Award in the Music Schools category by the Maple Grove Award Program. Each year,…