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Student Spotlight: Meet Bekah!

Student Spotlight: Meet Bekah!

At Learning Allegro, we are PROUD of our students and their accomplishments! Take a moment to meet one of our awesome flute students, Bekah.   Bekah is in seventh grade, and she has been taking lessons at Learning Allegro for about four years. She originally […]

‘Tis the Season for a TUNE-UP!

‘Tis the Season for a TUNE-UP!

Whether or not you’re an early-Christmas-tree type of person, there’s something exciting about the joy in that November-December season between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Everyone seems to be in a better mood! It’s also a season that really encourages the arts. Decorations go up, plays are […]

Student Spotlight: Meet Anna!

Student Spotlight: Meet Anna!

At Learning Allegro, we are PROUD of our students and their accomplishments! Take a moment to meet one of our awesome piano students, Anna.   Anna L. is in ninth grade, and she has been taking piano lessons at Learning Allegro for seven years. We […]

Is school orchestra getting “spooky?” Here’s how to combat your young musician’s frustrations

Is school orchestra getting “spooky?” Here’s how to combat your young musician’s frustrations

Your child begs all summer to play the clarinet. Eventually, you cave, rent an instrument, and sign him up for the school’s band program…and he LOVES it!   That is, for a few weeks. By mid-October, the “Honeymoon Phase” of starting an instrument is over, and the […]

Student Spotlight: Meet Carrington!

Student Spotlight: Meet Carrington!

At Learning Allegro, we are PROUD of our students and their accomplishments! Take a moment to meet one of our awesome students, Carrington. She is in eighth grade and studies guitar, piano and voice with Learning Allegro’s Mr. Mickey and Ms. Sarah.     1. […]

Do toddler music circles actually work?

Do toddler music circles actually work?

Do toddler music programs really do much for your child? How can you tell the difference between a healthy, growth-minded music program and a glorified singalong? Here are a few things to consider.     First of all, your little one can often pick up […]

Student Spotlight: Meet Gwen!

Student Spotlight: Meet Gwen!

At Learning Allegro, we are PROUD of our students and their accomplishments! Take a moment to meet one of our awesome piano students, Gwen. She is in the tenth grade and studies with Learning Allegro’s Monica Zheng.     HOW LONG HAVE YOU TAKEN LESSONS […]

Why Learning Allegro?

Why Learning Allegro?

There are dozens of methods, theories, and approaches to music education. In fact, every teacher and studio you ever encounter will be a little bit different. However, there are definitely things that make each one strong and unique. At Learning Allegro, we are proud to […]

Meet Hailey! (Learning Allegro Student Spotlight)

Meet Hailey! (Learning Allegro Student Spotlight)

At Learning Allegro, we are PROUD of our students and their accomplishments! Take a moment to meet one of our awesome guitar students, Hailey. She is in eighth grade!   HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TAKING LESSONS AT LEARNING ALLEGRO? Two years.   WHO IS […]

4 signs that you’re a rusty musician!

4 signs that you’re a rusty musician!

It’s been an action-packed summer…but how are your musical skills holding up? Here are eight telltale signs that you might be getting rusty!     1. SIGHT READING IS HARD. AGAIN. Reading sheet music can certainly be tricky, but it’s also a skill that is fairly […]