Yearly Archives: 2015

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July 2015

Tips & Tricks for Memorization

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:14+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Music Blog|

It's almost time for band camp... ...how dusty is your instrument? Now that it's July, rehearsals for marching band are probably starting in a week or two. And looming in the not-so-far distance is band camp. Sweat, bugs, sunburn... and hours of music rehearsal. Yeah, music - remember that pile of half-sized mayhem you're supposed [...]

June 2015

Uke players gonna play, play, play, play, play!

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:15+00:00 June 28th, 2015|Music Blog|

How Long Did That Really Take? Tuesday night: 6:32PM. Text message sent to guitar teacher Garry Ball: "Sarah wants a uke/guitar video for Facebook tomorrow. Still working out ideas - no pressure, obviously, but if you can come up with anything let me know" 6:33PM. Text message received from Garry: "Sounds good! OK!!" [...]

March 2015

Being a Good Music Student

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:23+00:00 March 15th, 2015|Music Blog|

Being a Good Music Student At this time of year many students and their families find themselves in the process / ordeal of standardized tests. There is PARCC, OAA, ACT, SAT; the list goes on and on. Whatever your view on these tests, there is one attribute that we hope shines through for students regardless [...]

Festival Results Are In!

By | 2015-04-23T23:27:15+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Music Blog|

The Bella Musica Junior Music Club sent 16 students to the National Federation of Music Clubs Festival Competition on Saturday, March 7, 2015.  We are so proud of their results: 14 Unanimous Superiors, 1 Superior, and 1 Excellent.  Great job to the following students - you're all well on your way to your gold cup! [...]