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A beautiful rendition of Fur Elise and Scarborough Fair played by Daneeka at the 2017 Performance afternoon
Did you know playing an instrument can help you practice mindfulness?
When you get down to the core of it, creativity is all about problem solving and critical thinking. It’s about looking at something from all sorts of different angles and interpreting what it all means.
One of the hardest things to overcome when learning to play an instrument is the “I’ll never be good enough” feeling. It's a nasty little thing and can be quite debilitating . So, how do you shake that little monster off your back?
It's natural to want to see progress when learning a music instrument. But what happens when that progress slows down? There's more to it than you may realise.
With social media & technology advances, instant gratification is a reality of today's world. So, how do we prevent our children from falling into the sense of entitlement mindset trap when the wider world is gearing them for it from an early age?
Sometimes things don't go according to plan... find out fast and action even faster, and everything will be a-okay!
Are exams really the be all and end all of music journeys?
There is something so grounding about feeling the pounding of a beat that vibrates through your heart while listening to a group drumming
Parent involvement…. too much or not enough? This week I share with you how to strike that perfect balance with a guest appearance from my favourite furry man, Oscar!