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by Jamey Mann, Catoctin School of Music A highly debated and personal topic in the guitar world is changing guitar strings. Generally, it is recommended that guitar strings be changed about every three months which may seem fairly often. However, depending on how much you play and your personal tolerance/preference for aging strings, your mileage may vary. While strings should be changed regularly, it is surprising how...

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by Robert Fisher With breaks from school, some teachers may find their attendance and enrollment in lessons dip some during the inevitable summer vacation months. Rather than negatively resisting students/families summer break plans, embracing the positive aspects of these summer months and schedules can do wonders in your studio. Music teachers and students can and should take full advantage of changes in schedules to build positive...

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by Jamey Mann, Catoctin School of Music 0ver the course of my playing and teaching career I’ve developed a couple rules. These rules are simple, but effective for the students that follow them. I’ve developed these rules to help students think about and process the information they are seeing in their music, to help them understand the importance of listening to what they are doing and...

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by Alyssa Cowell, Catoctin School of Music Summer is a great time to make strides in your musical studies – give yourself a chance to grow as a musician by scheduling practice time along with all those other fun summer break activities! Here are some tips for making the most of your summer free time. Make Music the first activity of the morning Music practice is a great...

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by Robert Fisher, Catoctin School of Music As more concert venues and performance opportunities emerge, some musicians may find themselves somewhat “out of practice” when it comes to performing live, on stage, in front of others. Here are a few common yet important tips and reminders for performers and audience members alike in preparation for the next performance you attend! This by no means is a...

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