FAQ

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Q: Will I need to travel to a studio for music lessons? Scherzando Music brings piano lessons to your door! We travel around the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. Areas serviced include Balwyn, Blackburn, Box Hill, Canterbury, Doncaster, Forest Hill, Mount Waverley, Mitcham, Mont Albert, Nunawading, Surrey Hills and Vermont. Q: Do I need to

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Buying Your Child’s First Piano

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A very useful guide to unpack some of the common questions parents ask when told to buy their child’s first piano. Buying a piano does not have to be scary – remember, teachers are here to support and help! 🙂 Click the link below to read the guide: http://blog.rolandcorp.com.au/index.php/buying-childs-first-piano/

Bach Appreciation!

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Musician or not, chances are you have heard of Johann Sebastian Bach! Regarded as one of the most prominent Baroque composers of all time, the works of this German-born musician inspired the likes of other Classical geniuses including Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. This incredible composer created a series of Preludes and Fugues in ALL 24

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Executive Functioning in Musicians and Non-Musicians

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Here’s an article suited to the more scientific audience. Overall, musicians show enhanced performance on several constructs of EF, and musically trained children further show heightened brain activation in traditional EF regions during task- switching. These results support the working hypothesis that musical training may promote the development and maintenance of certain EF skills, which

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Motivation to Practice!

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Ever had trouble getting your child or student to practice? Or maybe you’re having some trouble finding that motivation to practice yourself! Perhaps a little change in your view of practice will make the difference. This article suggests that creating small, achievable goals can help make those practice sessions feel a lot more rewarding compared

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Music and the Brain

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This is a fun little animated video showing us just how much of a workout it is for our brains when we play an instrument! Research is suggesting that people who play music develop better executive function, fine motor and problem solving skills compared to their non-music playing peers. This is due to increased neural

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