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 […]

Beginner guitarist advice: should you start with acoustic or electric?

The prospect of learning the guitar is an incredibly exciting one. Playing an instrument of any sort means embarking on a life-long journey. It means learning a new skill, taking time out for yourself, and exploring your creative potential.

As a total newbie, you might be looking for some reliable beginner guitarist advice – for […]

Learn to sing: 5 signs you were born to sing

Should I learn to sing? If you’ve had this thought before, now’s the time to take action. Anyone can develop a full, versatile singing voice – whether your end goal is to perform musical theatre, front a rock’n’roll band, or anything in between.

If you’re still on the fence about taking the next step and […]

Is piano hard to learn? 4 things you should know

According to the ABRSM – the UK’s largest music education body – piano is the most popular instrument to learn. But is piano hard to learn?

The answer depends on a number of factors, for example, your musical background, your goals, and your work ethic. If you can already read music, you’ll certainly find playing […]

4 surprising health benefits of learning a woodwind instrument

Thinking of learning a woodwind instrument – this includes recorders, oboes, clarinets, flutes, saxophones, and bassoons? Well, did you know that learning one of these instruments will improve more than just your musical understanding and technique?

In this article, we’ll share with you four surprising health benefits of learning a woodwind instrument. It’s incredible stuff, […]

Answer these questions to find out which instrument you should learn

We may be biased, but here at the Liverpool Academy of Music, we believe everyone should learn an instrument. It’s great for your health, your mental well-being, and your self-confidence.

The thing is, if you’re not already drawn to a particular instrument, it can be tricky to decide which is best for you. The following […]

What to expect when starting Initial Grade Lessons

Always wanted to learn an instrument and are finally ready to take the plunge? Maybe your child is excited to kick-start their musical career. Either way, you may be wondering what exactly you can expect from the Trinity College London’s Initial Grade.

In this article, I’ll share with you a bit more information on Initial […]