Check out our up-and-coming YouTube series entitled the “Practical Lessons” series! These online music lessons will help inspire you to succeed at your instrument while learning not just the basics, but the practical tips, tricks, and approaches from our teachers here at iSchool! Be sure to “like” and “subscribe,” and if there’s any skills or […]
How to encourage your child to keep the momentum during the summer months! Preparing yourself to try and “figure out” how to maintain practice time in the summer with your child? Here are five tips for maintaining a practice routine when other routines change: Choose a regular practice time The practice time that worked […]
Lily Hubler has been selected as iSchool of Music + Art’s student of the month! Lily takes a variety of private music lessons including voice, upright bass, guitar and even acting classes! Lily is a dedicated student that enjoys all things music! She loves to perform is creative and passionate in her private music lessons. We […]
Tiffany Ren is a long-time piano student of iSchool Syosset that diligently and passionately studies piano. She’s got zeal for a future with music and truly loves to perform for an audience! Check out this week’s “Inspired to Succeed” episode featuring Tiffany, her journey here at iSchool and her on-going strive for musical excellence. If […]
PJ² is a self-named, hard working and close knit group of friends that have a passion for Chamber Music! This ensemble‘s long hours of rehearsal have paid off time and time again and they continue to have fun while producing lovely music. Check out this weeks “Inspired to Succeed” episode with Phoebe, Jessica and Jimmy! If […]
Please enjoy this inspiring Interview by one of iSchool’s long-time guitar student Marc Malafronte, as talks about all of the awesome memories he’s collected in the 7+ years he’s been part of the iSchool family. From Carnegie to the Bitter End, Marc has become an integral part of iSchool’s shows on stages all over and […]
Wait… what do you mean “take a break?!” Yes, it’s true, in everything new that we approach as a student, we are encouraged to “practice, practice, practice.” At iSchool of Music + Art, we believe the phrase “practice makes progress.” Sometimes, however, a students progress can be stunted for so many reasons. Be it a […]
Why Learn Music? As a parent, you may wonder, “why invest money and time into something that may not be beneficial to my child’s future?” Sure, not every child aspires to be center stage with a mic in hand or playing professionally as a member of a symphonic orchestra. We advocate, however, that music can […]
Music Apps VS. Teachers: Authentic Music Lessons in a Media-Centric World “The days of going to music lessons are over.” At least this is what some feel is true! To us, there is nothing comparable to experience of a one-on-one interpersonal and individualized lesson with a teacher. Music lessons, amidst the sports, extracurricular […]
Whether it’s their very first time, or they’ve done 10 of them over the years, there are always efficient ways to get ready for student recitals ahead of time to do your best! We would love to give you some helpful pointers on how to prepare your child for student recitals. Here are […]
Written by Allana Cobham, iSchool of Music + Art Syosset Manager Read Time: 3.5 Minutes Allow me to introduce myself! For those who don’t know me, my name is Allana Cobham and I am the manager of Syosset’s iSchool of Music + Art. As the face-of-the-desk in Syosset, I know what all the buzz […]
As iSchool students finish up their musical journeys for this year, allow us to reveal to you an adventurous pit stop into a new and exciting virtual world!
Over the years, we have found that kids who don’t like to practice tend to share very similar reasons. As parents and teachers we need to understand these reasons and find ways to help these children overcome them. In this post, we will focus on the 5 most popular reasons for not wanting to practice.
Thoroughly engaging a child in the process of learning to read music is critically important.