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What Instrument Should I Learn To Play First?

What Instrument Should I Learn To Play First?

One of my favorite things about being in the music business is that every last person on planet earth wants or likes to be a part of music in some sort of way. Either you want to learn the instrument, love a certain genre of music, or own a restaurant with a specific...

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How has COVID-19 affected our business?

How has COVID-19 affected our business?

As we live in these unprecedented times, businesses are having to do what they can to quickly adapt to sudden changes in how society functions. The music lesson business is no exception. For so many years, we at Music Lab Rocklin have thrived on the one-on-one...

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January 2020 Recital Review

January 2020 Recital Review

We just finished our first recital of 2020 and it was definitely one for the books. It seemed that all of the students came so well prepared and had obviously been practicing very hard. It was such a great day that we wanted to go over a few takeaways regarding the...

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2019 in Review and Lookahead to 2020

2019 in Review and Lookahead to 2020

Ever since the Music Lab switched to a ‘one owner/manager per location model’, we decided to set clear goals for each year to respond to the needs and desires of our students because we recognize the need in our location’s market for a quality multi-faceted music...

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What Separates Music Lab Rocklin

What Separates Music Lab Rocklin

                In almost any business, competition is fierce. Particularly in the music lesson business there seems to be a music school on every corner and this often leads to potential students asking us: “what’s different about the Music Lab?”. This is a great...

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As a music student, how do I get inspired?

As a music student, how do I get inspired?

One of the biggest keys in transitioning from a weekly music student to a lifelong successful musician is simply inspiration. I’ve had both students and parents both ask me “How do I get inspired?” or “How do I get my child more inspired to play their instrument?” As...

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THE POWER OF THE II-V-I PROGRESSION

THE POWER OF THE II-V-I PROGRESSION

There are so many ways to learn an instrument. For piano, you often hear of multiple different methods of teaching. There is the Suzuki method, Bastien piano basics, Music Tree, and some students simply learn by watching other piano players play in church, thus...

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