Category: News & Updates

  • Complete Guide for Continuing Music Learning at Home

    Every day, music should be a part of every home, for the entire family to enjoy and learn about together. Here are some resources for parents to help make that possible for their household. Whether your child is a student at Open School, enrolled in private or group lessons, both, or none of the above, you will find many tools and ideas here to make music learning fun for the whole family.

  • Open School’s “One Pitch at a Time” Music Resources

    For the second year in a row, students in Open School clusters that include 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades have the opportunity to participate in Music Karate!

    Here are some great resources to help you continue the learning experience at home.

  • The Value of Being All-In

    Thirty-some years ago when I was in elementary school, I was what you might call overbooked. Let’s see, there was gymnastics, swim class, math club, cub scouts, church functions, school band, school orchestra, piano lessons, trumpet lessons, homework, and the list goes on. On one hand, I am surprised I had time to be a […]

  • Open School Music Karate Resources

    For the second year in a row, students in Open School clusters that include 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades have the opportunity to participate in Music Karate!

    Here are some great resources to help you continue the learning experience at home.

  • Small Group Music Lessons at Open School

    In the spring of 2018, I made a significant shift in the nature of lessons offered in my after-school music program. Now, most all of the lessons I teach are some sort of “group” lesson. This came partially as an experiment because I simply had too many students interested in lessons and I did not […]