News & Events

Summer 2018 at Arete

Arete Music Academy | April 24, 2018

Summer at Arete is the most exciting time of the year. Lots of classes and programs are offered only during the summer time. In the summer of 2018, Arete Academy…

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School Closed on March 21 due to the Inclement Weather

| March 20, 2018

Due to the inclement weather, Arete Academy will cancel all private lessons and group classes on Wednesday, March 21th. Make-up classes will be scheduled on Wednesday, June 13th (makeup week)…

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School Closed on March 7 due to the Inclement Weather

Arete Music Academy | March 6, 2018

Due to the inclement weather, Arete Academy will cancel all private lessons and group classes on Wednesday, March 7th. Make-up classes will be scheduled on Wednesday, June 6th (makeup week)…

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10 tips to help you practise more effectively

| February 27, 2018

Incorporate these tips into your daily practice routine, and you'll soon see the benefits. 1. Create atmosphereGet the right set-up for you. Whether you prefer to concentrate in a quiet…

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Love Songs in Classical Music

| February 14, 2018

In addition to roses, chocolates, composers wrote well know music to express their feeling about love. Here are some pieces specially suits for Valentines Day: Mozart “Piano Concerto No 21…

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Early childhood music

Sing Me A Story - Music & Art for Ages 2-3

Arete Music Academy | February 10, 2018

Starting from 4/13, come sing and play with your toddlers in Sing Me a Story! -- a music and art program designed for ages 2-3. This “mommy & me”  toddler program…

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Rug Concert - a free public event

Arete Music Academy | January 27, 2018

Arete Academy presents its first Rug Concert on Saturday, January 27, 2018. This 1-hour event will begin at 12pm. Program highlights will include faculty performances by cabaret artist Jackie Schiffer…

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8 tips to improve your child’s musical learning experience

Arete Music Academy | January 27, 2018

Practice makes perfect. Yes, it’s a fact and we all know it’s true. The question is how many students would really practice piano (or any musical instrument) everyday if we…

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Why it takes a year to construct the world's greatest piano

| January 18, 2018

The Steinway & Sons piano is one of the world's most revered instruments. According to statistics provided by the company, around 90% of the world's performing concert pianists choose the…

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What is the right age to begin music lessons?

Arete Music Academy | January 17, 2018

When parents visit Arete Music Academy, they often ask me "what is the right age to begin music lessons?" We've all heard many stories of famous music prodigies, such as…

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How to choose your child's first instrument

Arete Music Academy | January 11, 2018

Finding the right instrument for your child to learn is difficult but an important factor in your child’s musical success. Forcing a child to play an instrument rarely leads to…

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Calling for all Singers--Young Voices Trial Class on 1/20 & 1/27

Arete Music Academy | January 9, 2018

Looking for a voice class where your child can learn to sing healthily and have fun? Join us this February for our weekly vocal program. Classes are held at 1pm…

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School Closed Today 1/4

Arete Music Academy | January 4, 2018

Due to inclement weather, all lessons at Arete Academy are cancelled today (Thursday, January 4th). Makeup lessons will be scheduled during the makeup week (the week of 1/22/2018). For more information,…

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UPCOMING TRIAL CLASSES

Arete Music Academy | January 2, 2018

(Updated on 1/2/2018) Free trial classes available this month!  New group classes such as Piano for Beginners and Meet the Piano will begin from the week of January 30th, 2018. All classes have limited enrollment and…

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How playing an instrument benefits your brain?

| January 2, 2018

How playing an instrument benefits your brain? Neuroscientists use scientific way to explain how music help to develop the brain. View full lesson from TED-ED: http://bit.ly/1p3uO0c 

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