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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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Get in the holiday spirit with these classical Christmas songs

| December 24, 2017

Which classical music suits Christmas the most? TimeOut New York listed out the best 20 classical music for Christmas: 1.“Christmas Oratorio” by J.S. Bach2.“Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” by…

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2017 Royal Conservatory Certificate Program Award Winners

| December 14, 2017

We are excited to announce that three of Arete Music Academy students have been awarded State Certificate of Excellence in 2017 Royal Conservatory Certificate Program award. Five students are also receiving Center…

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5 Things to know about Violin

| December 12, 2017

*The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family in regular use. *A violin is tuned in fifths,…

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Pre-Registration for Spring 2018

Arete Music Academy | December 1, 2017

Pre-Registration has begun! If you are a current student at Arete, you may reserve your current lesson time for the spring semester now until 12/9. Please contact the office ASAP to reserve your spot! For group classes, spring schedule is also now…

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6 Benefits of Music Lessons

| November 13, 2017

Learning to play an instrument can help your child fine-tune her ear and enhance skills needed for education and social interaction.   Between soccer and scouts, your school-age kid's schedule…

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Piano studio

5 Things to know about the piano

Arete Music Academy | October 21, 2017

1. It is a string /keyboard instrument invented around the 1700s 2. Most modern pianos have a row of 88 black and white keys, including 52 white keys and 36…

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