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Golden Music Center Blog
Three Ways to Become a Much Better Violinist

  From Violinist.com Over the years it has seemed to me that there are,  in the case of many players,  three basic, uncomplicated things they can do to become seriously better players.  Here they are: 1)  Learn the even numbered positions.  If I could have a dollar for every player...

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Pete Pidgeon (our very own Guitar Teacher) and Arcoda FREE Concert June 7th

  We are hosting three concerts in conjunction with the Lakewood Inspire week.   http://www.lakewood.org/Community_Resources/Arts_and_Culture/Performances_and_Events/INSPIRE_Arts_Week_Lakewood.aspx   The first is the amazing band Arcoda.  It is our guitar teacher's band, Pete Pidgeon.   www.PetePidgeon.com and our bio is at http://www.reverbnation.com/artist_58890/bio   https://www.facebook.com/petepidgeonAbout Pete and Arcoda Recognized in five categories for the 2011...

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The Kirschnek Violin Line at Golden Music

    The Kirschnek Violins - This company was established in 1880 in Erlangen/Bubenreuth, West Germany.  It is still run by the family.  The owners of Golden Music have had many lovely visits with this family, including a tea party in their heavily treed back yard of their house which...

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Gregory Walker Guest Conductor works with our Chamber Orchestra

Since his 2009 Philadelphia Orchestra debut, praised by the American Record Guide as a performance of “precision and rapturous immediacy,” Gregory Walker has gained international recognition for his "beautifully calibrated phrasing," “ravishingly beautiful” tone, and the “sheer virtuoso force”of his delivery. While developing unique collaborations with the Poland's SinfoniaVarsovia, Filharmonia...

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A Musical Fix for American Schools

Research shows that music training boosts IQ, focus and persistenceInstruction in music literally expanded students’ brains. ENLARGEInstruction in music literally expanded students’ brains. DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGESBy JOANNE LIPMANOct. 10, 2014 11:24 a.m. ET75 COMMENTSAmerican education is in perpetual crisis. Our students are falling ever farther behind their peers in the...

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7 Year Old Sanford Girls Plays Violin to Stop Violence

SANFORD, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - At the young age of 7 years old, Leah Flynn is a disciplined violinist. "I like practice because it makes me get better and better and better each day," said Flynn.   The Sanford 2nd grader has performed as a soloist at numerous...

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Golden Music Teachers on Thumbtack.com!

You can now find out about our Music School teachers through Thumbtack.com! Thousands of people daily are heading to Thumbtack in search of everything fromphotographers to handymen, and also professional Music Instructors! Our highly trained teachers specialize in their primary instruments and have a passion todevelop and inspire eager musical minds! We've recently been...

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Announcing our new Guitar Teacher - AMAZING!!! Open House 11/17 6-6:30

Pete Pigeon - Guitar Songwriting Didgeridoo Pete recently moved here from the East coast where he taught private lessons for 19 years.  He has developed a customized approach to help each student achieve their potential.  Pete excels at developing an accessible personable report and adapts his curriculum to suit each...

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Should Your Beginning School Band Student Take Private Lessons?

The quick answer is YES! Private instruction is when a student is able to work one-on-one with a professional musician, the private teacher is able to work more in depth with the student on their instrument. Students will get help with developing a more professional tone on the instrument,...

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Three Reasons Why Every Adult Should Take Music Lessons

  Seem frivolous?  Intimidating? The benefits outweigh the expense and awkwardness. I't's been proven that: 1. Music lessons lower stress and make you smarter. Studies have shown that music education can increase IQ in both children and adults; it’s also a great stress reliever. Life can be hectic...

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