Piano Accordion and Piano Teacher Spotlight – Julie

Instruments:  Piano Accordion & Piano
 

 

 

The Piano Accordion – A Father’s Gift For Life
 

The major influence in Julie’s life was her Ukrainian born father, who played the accordion in Ukraine and Poland, during World War II, entertaining military personnel.

 

 
When Julie was 13, her father brought home a small black 80 bass Settimio Soprani  Piano Accordion, […]

Our Covid-19 Promise

Safety First
First and foremost, I hope everyone is keeping well, safe and socially distant. In the past 3 months the Nova Coronavirus has taken control of our lives: isolation, work from home (WFH) and remote learning has now become the new norm.

The Crossroads Hotel has pinned Liverpool/Campbelltown on the map as a “hot spot” […]

Violin & Piano Teacher Spotlight – Maja Petrovski

 

“What I play I feel through emotions and relive directly.
That magic is forwarded to the audience and mostly has a positive impact on listeners
– even when the composition is a Lullaby” – Maja Petrovski

 
Storytelling through the magic of melody
Maja Petrovski is a highly accomplished violinist and pianist originally from Serbia. Although she now calls […]

6 ways to find music inspiration at home

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, we are all starting to feel the sheer lack of inspiration that comes from being stuck at home day after day. If you’re struggling to get motivated and looking for that special something to spark your creativity, give the following six tips a try.
Explore music outside […]

Digital piano vs keyboard: Which is best?

You’re keen to learn the piano. Fantastic. But now you’re faced with a big decision: should you buy a digital piano or keyboard? Perhaps you’re not even sure what the difference is. While both offer many benefits for beginners, it’s important to take the time to weigh up the pros and cons before heading […]

How to make music practice fun

The only way to get better at something is to practice, right? Practicing your instrument regularly is crucial if you are to improve and reach your full musical potential – but what if you simply don’t enjoy it? What if practicing becomes something you dread, just another chore that takes away from hanging out […]

7 Benefits of music for children

The benefits of music for children are vast and many – especially for those that engage in music actively by learning an instrument. If you are considering signing your child up for music lessons, here are seven potentially life-changing benefits you can expect.
1. Fosters a sense of responsibility
Most instruments require some level of maintenance […]

Why learning an instrument should be at the top of your New Year’s Resolutions list

2020 is right around the corner. We all know what that means: New Year’s Resolutions.

Maybe you want to hit the gym more often or spend more time with your family. Perhaps you’re hoping to reduce your household’s waste, spend less on non-necessities, or save up enough money to book an overseas holiday.

While these are […]

What can I expect from a private music lesson?

Have you scheduled your first private music lesson? Have you been tossing up whether or not to take the plunge and get started? Are you hoping to convince your child to learn an instrument?

If you answered yes to any of the above, it’s only natural to feel a little curious about what, exactly, goes […]

Only settle for the best music teachers – here’s why

So, you’ve decided to learn an instrument. Now, you are on the hunt for music lessons. Whatever you do, only settle for the very best music teachers.

If you end up with an unreliable, unskilled, unprofessional music teacher, you aren’t giving yourself the support you need to reach your goals and excel.

Here are four detrimental […]