Over the years we've been lucky enough to see some top-flight students come through CMA. Several of them started with us when they were really young and continued until they left for college.
One of the most common questions we get as teachers is, "How much should I (or my child) practice?" This seemingly benign question can actually be pretty charged and stir up a lot of emotions.
Families can maximize their music learning experience by understanding the difference between music practice and a music lesson. Music lessons are a little bit different than other activities we do. For example, we go to soccer practice or dance rehearsal.