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March 2017

Introducing: In-Home Music Lessons

By | 2017-11-15T15:27:38+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Music Blog|

Bella Musica offers music lessons in the student's home!  Music lessons are not one-size-fits-all.  Some students thrive and have more success in an environment other than their home, while others are the complete opposite.  Students who prefer lessons in their own home may find the studio environment too distracting or over-whelming.  There are several perks [...]

February 2017

Is Your Child Ready for Piano?

By | 2017-02-15T17:46:39+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Music Blog|

Found an old piano brochure in the bench of my piano from the 1960's.  Had these interesting words to say about piano lessons that still hold true today! For all these reasons, wise parents throughout history have used the piano to add an important dimension to their children's lives - the dimension of accomplishment. Is [...]

December 2016

Bella Musica wins Best of Dayton 2016-2017!

By | 2016-12-13T15:25:33+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Music Blog|

Bella Musica was named Best of Dayton 2016 – 2017 for Music Instruction!  We were asked to give a brief interview for Dayton Magazine about our studio and why we are worthy of this title (to come out in their February issue).  Here’s a sneak peek: How would you describe your business to someone who [...]

November 2016

Baum Opera House Receives Piano Donation

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:13+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Music Blog, Press Releases|

MIAMISBURG, OH – November 14, 2016 – The Baum Opera House recently received a Young Chang Grand Piano for the Ransdell Ball Room that was generously donated by Bella Musica Lesson Studio of Miamisburg with contributions and future maintenance by Hohman Piano Services.  Moving services were donated by A-1 Piano and Organ Movers.  This player [...]

October 2016

Marching band will be over soon. Then what?

By | 2016-10-21T18:15:47+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Music Blog|

As Bands of America Championships approaches, you may be wondering what happens next (aside from finally sleeping).  Bella Musica flute instructor, Sarah Robertson gives us some practical suggestions on what to do after the uniforms are hung up and the lyres & flip folders are put away. Band season is over, can I take a [...]

June 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Your Voice Lessons

By | 2016-06-06T21:35:36+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Music Blog|

How to Get the Most Out of Your Voice Lessons As you begin (or continue) your vocal study, you will likely find that not all lessons are created equally. Some lessons will feel like magic--your voice will feel and sound exactly like you want it to, you'll perfectly understand everything your teacher is saying, and you'll [...]

May 2016

Summer Music Opportunities

By | 2016-05-17T15:07:38+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Music Blog|

School is almost out for the summer, and for a lot of young musicians, that means fewer musical opportunities—no school musicals, choir rehearsals, or music classes. Here at Bella Musica, our teachers and students have worked hard all semester, and we all are looking forward to a break. However, that doesn’t mean we’ll be slacking off [...]

Should children younger than 12 take voice lessons?

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:14+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Music Blog|

Every so often, parents will contact our studio inquiring about voice lessons for their young child. (For the purposes of this article, I will use the term "child" to refer to any student under the age of 12 or whose voice has not yet begun to change.) Parents have asked me in a panicked tone, [...]

April 2016

Why Are Recitals Important?

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:14+00:00 April 17th, 2016|Music Blog|

As a follow up to my post about the art of appreciating music, I wanted to post why recitals are important for our students.  This information can also be found on our recital/performance wall at the studio. Recitals are important because students need goals.  Students thrive when they are working towards a tangible goal.  Preparing [...]

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