Brendan Buckley Featured in Boston Opera Collaborative

Brendan Buckley was recently featured in an interview for Boston Opera Collaborative, which can be found here: http://blog.bostonoperacollaborative.org/?p=78 Also, on April 27th, he will be a featured judge for the 2014 All A Capella competition, hosted by WERS.  The link is here: http://wers.org/2014/03/19/wers-presents-9th-annual-all-a-cappella-live-show/


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Nicholas wins 2nd place at the Westford Art Competition

      Nicholas won 2nd place in the oil/acrylic category for  grades 3-5 at the Westford Regional Art Event.    The judge for the children’s art submissions was Michael S. Vieira.  Nick’s teacher is Donna Gordon.     Nick was thrilled about the award, and he really enjoyed the event overall!    Congratulations Nicholas!  


Congratulations to Alex Conway

  OUR TEACHER ALEX CONWAY RECEIVED THE SECOND PRIZE IN THIS YEAR’S PRESTIGIOUS JAMES PAPPOUTSAKIS FLUTE COMPETITION AND IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE BILL GRASS MEMORIAL PRIZE.  CONGRATULATIONS ALEX!

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Making piano practice easy!

Making piano practice easy! I sometimes hear parents that their children are not progressing as fast as they’d like.  It takes time for the child to progress and children progress at different rates.  Like with any new subject, they can progress faster with parental assistance especially for young children under 10 years old.  Even overseeing […]


A fantastic annual winter recital and art exhibition

On December 7th, we had our 2nd annual winter recitals and art exhibition.  We had over 200 people attend these events.  Students showcased their best art works and performed wonderfully on their respective musical instruments. Five of our teachers also performed for the students and their audience.  Kevin O’Shaughnessy (guitar), Julianne Gearhart (voice), Alex Conway […]

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Is Music the Key to Success

This fascinating article from The New York Times discusses how music played an important role in the lives of many famous and successful leaders. Is_Music_the_Key_to_Success__-_NYTimes.29164838


Consider the harp…

      The harp is one of the oldest instruments with its origins dating back to ancient Egypt over 7,000 years ago. Essentially an uncloaked piano, a concert grand has 47 strings and the ability to access a broad scope of repertoire, including classical and popular music. While the instrument is beautiful to look at, it is […]

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Music Learning Curve

Learning a musical instrument takes time, patience, and effort. When a student begins playing most often the results are not as expected. In time, the student will understand the mechanics of the instrument and play a piece successfully. It also takes time to learn music theory. Mastering an instrument is not a two-month, or even a […]