Everyone gets nervous to perform in front of people. It's as natural as breathing. When people say they don't get nervous, what they are really saying is they've just learned how to deal with their nerves. We get nervous in performance situations because we are vulnerable. We are putting ourselves out there to be judged [...]
Our students at Bella Musica have had two student recitals already this fall and have a Holiday recital scheduled for next month. Watching our students prepare for and perform in these recitals has caused me to reflect on the importance of student recitals and their impact on a student’s musical development. Students can learn so [...]
A great big thanks to everyone that stopped by the Bella Musica table at the Franklin Fall Festival this weekend. It was cold and windy, but still a fun time! The winner of the FREE Try-it-for-Two Lesson pack is Ally Carmack of Harveysburg, OH. Congratulations Ally! Check out our facebook page for more photos from [...]
Receive 20% off voice lessons with voice instructor, April Bennett. [lightbox link="http://www.bellamusicadayton.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/IMG_1429-April-Bennett-Photo-Devon-Cass-copy.jpg" thumb="http://www.bellamusicadayton.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/IMG_1429-April-Bennett-Photo-Devon-Cass-copy-150x150.jpg" width="150" align="right" title="April Bennett, Voice Instructor" frame="true" icon="image"]Mrs. Bennett has 4 lesson slots left. Sign up for lessons at one of the following times and receive 20% off for your first month. Your savings is almost equal to one free lesson! Wednesdays [...]
Every year the National Federation of Music Clubs sponsors a Festival event. These festivals are not competitive events, but the opportunity for students to perform and receive evaluation from professionals in the field of music and teaching. Preparing for this event and ones like it (such as the OMEA solo & ensemble event) give students [...]
We caught our guitar instructor David Cousino playing his new Timberwolf Guitar before a lesson. http://youtu.be/p1pyg9u3iN0
Someone asked me recently, when did I know that this was something I always wanted to do - this being own a music lesson studio and retail business. The answer is simple: I didn't really, but now that Bella Musica is open and we're off and running, I realize it is what I always wanted [...]
Bella Musica is excited to announce our new music blog!! We plan to publish short, original articles about topics our customers will find useful. You can expect to see articles about warming up, technique tips, instrument care, links to other stories of interest, and much more!!