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  • 4 Key Indicators of a Good Music School

    Posted March 30th, 2020

    Here’s the cold hard truth: not all music lessons are created equal. The quality of music lessons can depend on many factors. To find a music school where you can be sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck, you’ll want to consider four key factors. Reputation When choosing a music...

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  • The Best Music Marketing Strategies for 2020

    Posted February 24th, 2020

    In our digitally-connected world, it’s easier than ever for musicians today to promote their music and expand their reach. Thanks to social media and the internet, a musician can successfully market themselves without needing a lot of moolah or an extensive music marketing plan. If you’re a local music...

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  • 4 Simple Tips for Singing High Notes

    Posted February 18th, 2020

    There’s a right way and wrong way to do most everything, including singing high notes. Learning how to sing high notes the right way (i.e. without straining your voice) can be tricky for a majority of singers to master, especially without guidance. Luckily, Scottsdale Music Academy is here to help! We’ve ...

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  • Is Your Child Ready for Music Lessons?

    Posted February 6th, 2020

    As one of Scottsdale and Phoenix’s most popular spots for music lessons, we work with a variety of students of all different ages—from little ones to teens, college students, and yes, even adults! From our many years of experience, we’ve learned that (contrary to what most people might believe) there is...

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  • Simple Drum Techniques to Drum Faster

    Posted January 23rd, 2020

    If there’s one thing all drummers can agree on it’s that learning proper drum techniques can take time. As a newbie drummer, it’s natural to idolize more experienced drummers, especially those who can drum at lightning speeds. But with a little practice, some drum lessons, and a bit of determination, yo...

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  • Guitar Picks 101: How to Pick Your Pick

    Posted December 20th, 2019

    Although small in size, guitar picks possess a lot of power. In fact, many beginning guitar players often don’t realize just how important guitar picks really are. While it is very possible to play the guitar without a pick (and sometimes preferred for stylistic reasons), these small, but mighty tools can h...

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  • Tips for Choosing a Good Band Name

    Posted December 10th, 2019

    Once you’ve reached that point in your music career where you’ve perfected your skills to a T and learned all you can through music lessons, the next logical step is showcasing your talents around Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and beyond! For a majority of musicians, that means forming a band or joining an ...

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  • Why Music Lessons Make The Perfect Holiday Gift

    Posted December 4th, 2019

    Make this holiday season shine! Instead of giving your loved ones yet another typical gift, why not give them something unique and extra special? This year, shake things up by giving them the gift of music lessons, one of the only gifts in the world that actually gives back in return. Read on to discover w...

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  • The Best Motivational Tips to Reach Your Music Dreams

    Posted November 4th, 2019

    Going after your dreams is never easy. In fact, at times, it can seem almost impossible. Between all the music lessons, practice sessions and new songs, any musician (no matter how great) is bound to get burnt out at one time or another. When those hard times hit and your musical dreams seem more out of reach...

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  • Beat The Winter Blues With the Power of Music

    Posted November 1st, 2019

    During these chilly winter months, it’s not uncommon to feel a little down in the dumps. Without the normal sunshine that’s characteristic of Phoenix and Scottsdale during the majority of the year, the time between December through February can seem extra long and gloomy. But fear not—there’s a cure f...

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