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7979 Inwood Rd., Suite 113, Dallas, TX 75209 | (214) 455 1477
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Park Cities School of Music
7979 Inwood Rd., Suite 113, Dallas, TX 75209 | (214) 455 1477
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Playing Music and Being Musical

We here at Park Cities School of Music love to see our students get pumped when they nail an exercise/piece or absolutely own a lesson from start to finish. Everyone involved feels a sense of accomplishment, and you want to take on the world with your instrument in hand. Other times, though, it’s not so great, and when the frustrations mount, it can get rough for parents, students, & teachers alike.

Sometimes the issue has to do with the focus primarily on one thing between lessons. With so much attention being given to that one piece/exercise/theory practice, the success of the lesson & its follow-up hinges on whether it goes well or not. That’s a lot of pressure!

The teachers at Park Cities School of Music provide students with practice charts & a recommended repertoire week to week as a guide for students to: 1) keep up their chops; 2) document the work they’re putting in between lessons; and 3) to chart their progress long-term. We also stress the importance of having students get accustomed to working with their chosen instrument.

The more a musician becomes acquainted with his/her instrument, the less strange it becomes to hold & play it. This is one less thing to distract a student from what they’re trying to do most, and that’s play music. But getting acquainted with one’s instrument involves being a little avant-garde & seeing what sounds you can make. They may not always be pretty, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be musical in some way.

Playing music should always be about keeping things fun & light but never losing sight of your goals as a musician. There’s a fine line in all of this, but navigating this line is made easier when you’re working with a great teacher who has done it before & can show you the ropes.

Moe Ramos 

PCSM Instructor

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COVID-19 UPDATE

UPDATE

A brief update from Park Cities School of Music regarding the continuation of lessons as we work to protect our faculty, students and families from the COVID-19. Our priority has always been, and will continue to be, to provide top quality music education in a safe and secure environment.

While Park Cities School of Music will continue to provide lessons to students in-person at our physical location, please be advised we are taking every opportunity to clean and sanitize our facility, studios and instruments. Understandably, if you feel more comfortable taking your lesson from the comfort of your home, PCSM can provide an online class for you in place of your usual in-person lesson.

Students coming to PCSM should be prepared to arrive a few minutes early in order to wash their hands with soap and water provided in the restrooms prior to their lesson. Faculty have been advised to wash their hands between each student, as well as wipe down any keyboards used between lessons. PCSM underwent a deep cleaning yesterday, as it does weekly; however, we will be increasing the cleaning of the facility during the coming weeks in an effort to keep germs to a minimum.

The PCSM Calendar will continue as planned. Online, at your home, or PCSM studio lessons will resume on March 23. We want to maintain regular schedule as much as possible.

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