Music Student Corner & Blog

Don’t Call it Hair Metal: Art in the Excess of ’80s Rock – new book by Sean Kelly

Former Lippert Music Centre guitar teacher Sean Kelly, performer and music authority has a new book out, chronicling the rise and fall of what is affectionately called 1980s “hair metal.” Karen Pace, an uber-fan who used to work as a journalist, publicist and tour manager in the music industry, in addition to being a Lippert Music Centre adult bass student,…

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Lippert Music Centre receives 2021 Readers’ Choice Award

Lippert Music Centre is honoured to announce that we have received the “Best Music Instruction” from the Scarborough Mirror’s Reader’s Choice Awards for 2021. Our music school prides itself in offering high quality music education, and we are incredibly grateful to have been selected by our students and their parents who have experienced the impact of our values. This year…

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COVID-19 Protocols for music lessons – Safety First!

Safety is our top priority as we return to in-person learning this September! That means each lesson room will be equipped with an air purifier, all of teachers are fully vaccinated, routine sanitization of lesson rooms, and more. Please see below a complete list of the health and safety measures we will be taking. If you have any questions do…

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Discounted Restringing Services in East Toronto

Periodic restringing is essential for your instrument to function well – Call or Email Lippert’s today! When did you change your strings last?  Did you know, for active musicians, it is recommended that you restring your instrument at least every three to six months?  Some pros have new strings for each performance! For students, it’s crucial to change the strings every…

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Why technique?

Technique builds the essentials of playing an instrument.  At the beginning, you may not see the point, however, if you persevere, your hands will learn logical finger patterns, develop strength and endurance.  This is similar to the training of an athlete.  You need to repeat your exercises at least 3 – 5 times per day.  Start with these fundamentals.  Technique…

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Keeping Music Alive During the Pandemic

It’s going to take more than a global pandemic to stop the music. In early March when the coronavirus pandemic was at its peak, numerous videos went viral across social media in which musicians and singers in Italy were seen sharing musical performances from their balconies. Since then, musicians worldwide were forced to adapt to social distancing regulations by flexing…

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Zoom 101: Tips for a Great Online Zoom Lesson

Zoom classes have become an increasingly common form of education over the past year. Switching to an online learning platform may seem overwhelming at first, but Zoom is a great tool that makes it easy for individuals of all technical backgrounds to get the most out of their online lessons. Here are a few tips to follow if you would…

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School Policies 2020-2021

Up to date School Policies are now posted on the Policies page: https://www.lippertmusic.com/lippert-music-school-policies/

FAQs about Recitals and Performances

How many recitals do you have? We have a year-end recital for all students in June. Other performances opportunities are available throughout the year such as the East York Music Festival and community outreach projects.  We encourage multiple performances for all students.  Do all students perform at the recital? Yes! At Lippert, we believe in the performative nature of music….

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FAQs about Lippert Music Centre

What Instruments do you teach? We teach all types of instruments including voice, piano, violin, cello, clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, ukulele, percussion, harp, audio recording and production, and so much more! Even if your instrument isn’t listed with our qualified music instructors, chances are we have a match for you! Contact us with any questions regarding instrument…

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