Is it Ok to Take Lessons on More than One Instrument?

November 6, 2014

I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween last week! Whether you were out with your kids as they went trick-or-treating or were giving out candy from home like I was, I hope you had a blast. I certainly did but am embarrassed to say that I underestimated the amount of candy to buy and […]

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Winterhalter Music Teacher Showcase: Introducing Zoe Loversky

October 30, 2014

Over the past couple of years Winterhalter Music has been attracting more and more young string students! I was so excited this fall when Zoe Loversky, a violist, applied to join our team of wonderful teachers at Winterhalter Music. Zoe has a fresh, youthful energy and zest for music and teaching which she brings to […]

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What to do if the Physical Limitations of Your Instrument Got You Down

October 23, 2014

For most piano students, there are no physical limitations to deal with when learning to play. Other than not being tall enough to reach the pedals (totally fine to play without the pedal for awhile), it’s probably on the easier side to play. By physical limitations I mean something about the way you need to […]

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Winterhalter Music Teacher Showcase: Introducing Jacqueline Ecle

October 16, 2014

About a month ago I brought on a new voice and beginning piano teacher, Jacqueline Ecle, who goes by Jackie! Currently Jackie is a senior at Catholic University pursuing her degree in music education (general/ choral music). In addition to teaching Winterhalter Music students, Jackie student teaches in Rockville and Fairfax and is completing her […]

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How to Find Time to Practice When Your Workload Has Increased

October 3, 2014

I can’t believe it’s October already! Even though school started about a month ago, I just now feel like I’m settling into the routine of the fall. If I feel that way I can only imagine that my students feel the same. Last week I talked about a sensitive topic that needs to be discussed– […]

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Should Music Lessons Be A Part of Your Busy School Year Activity Load?

September 25, 2014

This is such a busy time of year! I can tell that many of my students are feeling overwhelmed so far this fall– especially the ones that have just entered middle or high school. Let’s face it, with each year the demands of life get more and more difficult. The time needed for homework, projects, […]

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Winterhalter Music Teacher Showcase: Presenting Joe Benny

September 18, 2014

I’m so excited to introduce you to my newest teacher, Joe Benny! Joe is originally from Frederick, MD, but lives in the DC area now. He’s primarily a drummer, but can play and teach guitar and piano as well. Just like me, he was hooked on music and has never looked back since he got […]

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How to Get Back Into Your Lessons After the Summer

September 12, 2014

If your life has been anything like mine, I’m guessing things were a bit nuts as summer came to a close and school started up again for the year. Between fitting in last minute traveling and trying to get my schedule and our teachers’ schedules squared away plus getting used to a new full teaching […]

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Winterhalter Music Teacher Showcase: Introducing Leila King

August 28, 2014

I can’t believe the end of summer is here! With Labor Day weekend coming up this weekend, summer will soon be officially over. Many of our students have already gone back to school and the rest will be back on Tuesday when we resume our fall lessons. It’s been a busy, but exciting and great […]

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The Importance of Listening to Music

July 17, 2014

I can’t believe we’re already in the middle of summer! At Winterhalter Music we’re starting to plan for the upcoming fall and school year ahead. I feel like summer just started and we’re already preparing for the end of it. Crazy! Last week I shared three travel destination picks if you’d like to experience music […]

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