Yearly Archives: 2013


November 2013

Performance Anxiety: AKA Nerves

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2013|Music Blog|

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 [...]

Student Recitals are Important to Musical Development

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:23+00:00 November 11th, 2013|Music Blog|

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 [...]

October 2013

What is Federation Festival & Its Benefits for Students

By | 2013-10-18T22:31:43+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Music Blog|

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 [...]

Bella Musica Beginnings

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:23+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Music Blog|

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 [...]

New Music Blog!!

By | 2016-11-28T14:00:23+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|Music Blog|

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!!