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Stuck at Home? Activities Cancelled? Take Music Lessons ONLINE with International School of Music in the comfort of your home!

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: online music lessons|Tags: , |

We are all feeling the effects of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and with children home from school, it is crucial to try to maintain some type of normalcy and consistency in their daily lives. [...]

ISM Music Lessons going online

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: coronavirus, online music lessons|Tags: , , |

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to intensify in the U.S. and across the world, we are making every effort to ensure the health and safety of our students, families, faculty, and staff.  [...]

The International School of Music Honors Students to Perform at The Kennedy Center!

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Bethesda Music School Performance, Kennedy Center, Music Audition, Potomac Music School, School performance|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We are very pleased to announce that The International School of Music is making its way back to The Kennedy Center to perform on the renowned Family Theater Stage this summer, June 26, 2020 at [...]

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Why Sing A Cappella? 

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Bethesda Music School Performance, Music Instructor, Music Lessons Bethesda, Music Studio Bethesda, Music Teacher, Potomac Music School, Vocal Coach, Voice Lessons, Voice Lessons & Singing|Tags: , , , , |

Over the last few years a cappella music has hit a high point, thanks to movies and TV shows like Pitch Perfect and Glee, and musical groups like, Pentatonix.  The term a cappella means “singing [...]

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How to Have Fun While Learning an Instrument

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Bethesda Music School Performance, Music Instructor, Music Lessons Bethesda, Music Studio Bethesda, Music Teacher, Piano Instructor, Piano Lessons Bethesda, Piano Teacher, Potomac Music Lessons, Potomac Music School, Practicing Music, Want to Quit Music Lessons?|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know that learning a musical instrument brings numerous benefits, a well-rounded education, and a lifelong appreciation for  music.  But how can we help engender these feelings in our kids?  We can’t make them [...]

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Music and Early Childhood Development

By |December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Bethesda Music School Performance, Early Childhood Music, Music Lessons Bethesda, Music Studio Bethesda, Music Teacher, Potomac Music Lessons, Potomac Music School, Preschool Music Classes Bethesda, Toddler Music Classes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Music is a vital part of our daily lives.  We hear it on TV — whether it’s a tv show theme song or an advertisement jingle — on the radio through various genres of music, [...]

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Music and Special Needs – Music is for EVERYONE!

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Studying Music, Bethesda Music School Performance, Music Instructor, Music Lessons Bethesda, Music Studio Bethesda, Potomac Music Lessons, Potomac Music School, special needs kids music classes|Tags: , , , , |

It goes without saying that engaging in music, be it listening, performing, or creating music, is transformative.  In the age of immediately available streaming music on any number of platforms, we know that music is [...]

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How to Find the Best Teacher for Your Aspiring Pianist

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bethesda Music School Performance, Music Instructor, Music Lessons Bethesda, Music Studio Bethesda, Piano Instructor, Piano Lessons Bethesda, Piano Teacher|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

So, you’ve decided to enroll your child in piano lessons.  Congratulations!  You’ve just taken the first of many steps to broadening your child’s cultural horizons and providing an outlet for their creativity.  Now, you need [...]

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Sharpening Life Tools Through Piano Lessons

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Studying Music, Bethesda Music School Performance, Music Lessons Bethesda, Music Studio Bethesda, Music Teacher, Piano Instructor, Piano Lessons Bethesda, Piano Teacher, Potomac Music Lessons, Potomac Music School, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

During childhood, children learn skills that they can put in their life tool box. Many of those tools, like universal signs, colors, and spoken and written language, are used by children and adults in their [...]

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