How To Stay Focused While Practicing Piano

By |May 15th, 2022|Music Lessons, Online Music Lessons|

The piano is one of the most universally iconic and enjoyable instruments, appearing in countless forms of entertainment. It is no surprise that it is a go-to instrument for many who wish to master music. However, learning piano requires a great deal of concentration, time, and practice, which is why so many individuals do not go through with completing their piano journey.  To stay focused in an age where your concentration can be broken by [...]

Why You Should Learn At Least A Little Music Theory

By |April 15th, 2022|Music Lessons, Online Music Lessons|

You may be someone who has formed their life around their love of music. Whether it is by playing an instrument, like guitar or piano, or simply the enjoyment of following musicians and their musical works, there are so many ways to enjoy it.  If your appreciation of music has led you to the desire of wanting to learn how to play an instrument, carry a melody, or form a basic knowledge of how music [...]

Are Online Drum Lessons A Good Alternative To In-Person Lessons?

By |March 15th, 2022|Music Lessons, Online Music Lessons|

The world we live in is always expanding and modifying how it operates on a day-to-day basis, which requires us to adapt to the way things are progressing. The same can be said about music, specifically learning how to play our favourite instruments.  A treasured instrument that is loved by many music enthusiasts is the ever-expanding drum set. The mastering of this incredibly fun instrument takes time. You have to learn every bit of this [...]

The Hardest Instruments To Learn & Why

By |November 18th, 2020|Music Lessons|

Mastering an instrument is an incredibly rewarding experience—but some musical instruments are easier to play than others. Perhaps you’ve been practicing for a while, and you’re looking for a greater challenge. Why not step outside of your comfort zone and pick up a new instrument? There’s no shortage of new things to learn in the world; don’t sell yourself short! Almost anyone can learn to play the instruments listed below, even though they’re more challenging [...]

10 Best Musical Instruments For Beginners

By |October 19th, 2020|Music Lessons|

The journey of learning music can be intimidating – how do you begin when there are so many options to choose from? When you start to play an instrument, you want a beginner-friendly one. To ease this process, we’ve put together a list of the instruments that are best-suited for new players:   Piano. Nearly every song has the piano in it, which allows beginners to find music they will enjoy playing. This instrument is [...]

Academy of Music Celebrates 30 Years With Online Expansion To Satisfy Increased Demand For Classes

By |October 15th, 2020|Music Lessons|

MANITOBA, Canada – The Academy of Music, one of the leading music lesson providers in Manitoba, Canada, is pleased to announce that they are celebrating their 30th anniversary. Formed in Winnipeg in 1990, the company has continued to grow and flourish over the years, and in the process, has taught thousands of people how to play musical instruments. The passion and dedication of the owners of the company remain undiminished. In response to increased demand [...]

Where Does Your Taste In Music Come From?

By |March 13th, 2020|Music Lessons|

Have you ever wondered why people have different tastes in music? Some prefer slower, quieter music, yet some love their music fast and loud. Is it random? Are some of us predestined to like certain chord progressions over others? Does our DNA dictate our preferences between complex rhythms over simplicity? Are we born with a certain musical connection, pushing us towards certain styles of music? […]

Top 10 Love Songs

By |February 14th, 2020|Music Lessons|

What do you think of on Valentine’s Day? Your significant other? Cinnamon hearts? Roses that suddenly cost a lot more compared to any other time of the year? At Academy of Music, we’d like to take this opportunity to remember some of the greatest love songs ever written. It was impossible for us to mention all of them, and we could only scrape the surface, but here are our Top 10 Love Songs, to commemorate [...]

What is The Best Age To Start Music Lessons?

By |January 24th, 2020|Music Lessons|

The age-old question of when to start music lessons is a good one! History is full of child prodigies in the world of music, from Beethoven to Stevie Wonder. Whether in school or church, almost everyone knows of someone in their own family, or another, that has a tremendous gift for a musical instrument. This often allows parents to feel pressured to enroll their child into music lessons at a young age. Could this young [...]

Where to See Live Music in Winnipeg

By |January 10th, 2020|Music Lessons|

Happy New Year! Not only is it a new year, but it’s also a new decade! They say hindsight is 20/20, but we need to keep looking forward 🙂 New Year’s resolutions are made every year, and one that we can really get behind is wanting to get out and see more live music. Winnipeg winters are newsworthy around the world, but they are also a great time to get out and be entertained in [...]

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