St. Patrick's Day is on Sunday, if you forgot. It's not as celebrated as other holidays in the US, but it's themes can still be used for a fun, new music lesson. We all need something new to help lift our spirits from the everyday, year in and year out music lessons. This picture will get us jump started on the whole "lifting our spirits" part.
I was always a good student. I went to class and listened to the teacher. I even helped other students that needed help grasping the quadratic formula - math was my best subject. However, not all students have that same mindset. Most students want to know the why behind what they're learning and why they have to sit through a teacher explaining something they're "never going to use". We've all heard that before, or even thought it ourselves in our work seminars.
Many of my peers in the mid-20s age group notice having a hard time making friends. When we were in school, we had an automatic community of people we saw every day. Now in jobs, we have a group of people we interact with and connect with week to week.
We find that a lot of people that come to us for solutions on staging equipment work in small spaces. What we mean by small spaces are that they're music directors for a small - medium sized, specific group of people. They lead a choir, band, or other performance group. They may not be conducting a big orchestra with fame and fortune, but they believe in that group of 4th and 5th graders that want to learn all the words to their new choir song.
Candy and Music! That's what we think you should give your Valentine today. If you forgot all about Valentine's Day and need a last minute gift, it's a great option. Everyone has a favorite candy bar/fruit snack/sour candy that they love to purchase as a guilty pleasure. Get your significant other that craving! You'll get points for remembering a favorite of theirs, AND you'll make them happy. Me personally? Give me all the chocolate.
Topics: Music Mental Health