Teacher’s Video of the Week: Tom

Here’s the Teacher’s Video of The Week: Bernstein, The Greatest 5 mins, in Music Education A hand picked video straight from professional guitarist Tom Ollendorf, who also teaches here at The Academy Building. For Tom stumbling across this video was the...
World Music Day!

World Music Day!

It’s World Music Day! How did it all start? Well, If you were lucky enough to be a pedestrian on the streets of Paris in 1982, you would have witnessed the first ever Fête de la Musique, a festival that would be celebrated annually all around the globe. This...

Warm-up Exercises to get that Bread and Butter

Warm-up Bread and Butter Exercises Every teacher has a series of warm-up exercises that they universally use to gauge with a new student and start the process of understanding their voices. Here are 4 exercises that I use that I have found very helpful to all...
Why Choose The Academy?

Why Choose The Academy?

The Academy creates musicians. Born out of a belief that music is for everyone and developed to challenge those who disagree. We strive to commit every music lesson to enhancing, inspiring and teaching the next generation of musicians. We teach according to...

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