The sun is shining the birds are chirping and your child with the musical muse is just not feeling like devoting any time to lessons today. The lazy days of summer don’t have to mean a lackadaisical attitude about practicing music. Here are MMS’s top ten tips to keep your young musician’s practice routine sizzling during the summer!
1. Keep your child’s instrument handy. A closed guitar case tucked under a bed is not very motivating. Keep the instrument out, tuned and ready to play.
2. Realize summer means lots of kids in your home. Organize a concert for the neighborhood. Little ones can make signs and big kids can create programs. Making the “concert” a week-long project will most certainly motivate your young musician to rehearse.
3. Summer vacations often mean time at cabins, condos or even camping. If it’s not possible to take your main instrument, consider purchasing inexpensive flutes…
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