Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ear Tunes

by Julie Lovison  Why is a big ear hanging on our wall in the studio?  This reproduction of Michaelangelo’s David’s Ear sculpture is a fun way to bring focus to a favorite activity at LSMS – finding “ear tunes.”   Ear … Continue reading

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Metronomes

by Julie Lovison Little kids love them, older students want to throw them against the wall and are sure they are conspiring against them.   Just what is a metronome?  Metronomes are devices that keep a steady beat.  The first metronome … Continue reading

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OUR “PIANO TEAMS”

by Julie Lovison  Soccer, basketball, baseball, chess, swim, track … our students have much familiarity with these teams.  Did you know your children are also members of a “piano team?”  We began this term with inviting students to think of … Continue reading

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Building Blocks of Success – Getting the Most out of Your Lessons

by Julie Lovison  Everyone loves to hear the polished pieces performed by students with confidence at the recitals.  This is an easy measure of what students have accomplished at the piano.  What is not as well known is the depth … Continue reading

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Autumn Reflections

 by Julie Lovison  A very happy surprise came to me Saturday in the form of last minute tickets to the Simon and Garfunkel concert at the United Center.   Hearing these beloved icons of my teenage years was a visceral reminder of … Continue reading

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Teaching Piano Music Theory Concepts Using Frere Jacques

A preview of Julie Lovison’s seminar which introduces essential music theory concepts using only the melody “Frere Jacques” (Brother John). Using this simple tune makes seemingly complex concepts accessible to piano students at any level of learning, helping them to understand the framework of music which ultimately makes learning easier. Continue reading

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Intro to Pace Piano Method for Teachers

Audio introduction to the Robert Pace Piano Instruction Method presented by Julie Lovison of the Lake Shore Music Studio Chicago. Continue reading

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Visiting Mobile

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Visit to Mobile includes Pace teacher training visit and visit with colleague Annette Heim. Continue reading

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MTNA Milwaukee 2011

Julie Lovison attends MTNA 2011 in Milwaukee where she co-presents a publishers showcase and meets with piano teaching colleagues. Continue reading

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Musicals Camp 2010

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Photo gallery of Musicals Camp 2010 at The Lake Shore Music Studio Continue reading

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