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How to Reduce Screen Time for Kids with Music

screen-time-habits

  For some parents, screen time is a constant battle with their little ones. Getting your kids to put down technology can be easier said than done. It’s often hard to find fun activities for kids that are as engaging as screen time. But luckily, there’s a power among us that can help you combat…Read More

How Does Music Affect the Brain: Listening vs Playing

How Does Music Affect the Brain Listening vs Playing

  In this blog, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the power of music for our brains. Whether you’re an active musician or a regular music-lover, we’ve got you covered. The list of music’s benefits will have you putting in your headphones and turning the volume all the way up. Or it may…Read More

Bass vs. Guitar: Which Is Best for You

Bass vs. Guitar

  The biggest decision for any aspiring musician is which instrument to choose. If you’re stuck between the bass and the guitar, consider this article your trusted guide for help. You’ll want to choose an instrument that pairs best with your style. To do this, you must understand each instrument’s unique sound and role. Let’s…Read More

The Musical Life of Mozart

Mozart playing the first time Don Juan

  The world knows Mozart as a prodigy, renowned composer, and master of instruments. He was the creator of many incredible symphonies and a true musical genius. Centuries after his death, Mozart remains a household name. He’s mentioned without fail in any discussion about classical music. His legacy is powerful. So, it makes sense to…Read More

You are Never Too Busy (or Old) to Learn an Instrument

Learn an Instrument

Do you ever wish you had learned how to play an instrument as a kid? Maybe you watch a friend play the guitar and wonder what the fine and rigged strings feel like under your fingers while strumming a melody? Or maybe you sit down at your family member’s piano and wonder what it would…Read More

How the Piano was Invented | A Brief History of the Piano

How piano invented.

  When we think about musical instruments, one of the first examples that come to mind is the piano. In many ways, the piano is the foundation of instrumental music. The piano is the only instrument whose range can span the entire range of the orchestra. A strong solo instrument, duet, or ensemble instrument, and…Read More

Why Music is Essential to Halloween

Why Music is Essential to Halloween

  Many people learn about the significance of holidays, including Halloween, as a child. Most of these holidays would be incomplete without music. Music drives people’s emotions and often sets the stage when it comes to expectations. And music on Halloween is no different. Halloween is dedicated to things that go bump in the night.…Read More

How the Pandemic has Changed the Whole Music Learning Spectrum

Virtual lessons

  Music can change your mood and brighten your day. It is the lifeblood for many of us to stay positive. Music has a calming effect and reduces anxiety by 65%. Music is a universal language that spans the gambit across nations, generations, and cultures. That is why even people who don’t want to pursue…Read More

How to Take Care of Your Piano

How to take care of your piano

  A piano can be a wonderful family instrument and learning resource in a home, but it also needs to be taken care of to continue in that role year after year. Pianos are built to last! In fact, the average “life-span” of a piano is over 50 years, but to last this long your…Read More

How Music Uplifts Our Mood

Music uplifts our mood

  The Psychological Positive Power of Music When people hear the opening piano line in the classic Journey rock band song, “Don’t Stop Believin‘”, they instantly light up. Why? People frequently feel moved, emotionally impacted, and even motivated by music. For centuries music has been elevated as an art. It is a creative activity but…Read More

COVID-19 Update

covid-19 update

  B Natural Pianos & Music School COVID-19 Update Temporary Closures, Online Offers During this difficult time, we hope you and your families are healthy and safe.  As the COVID-19 virus situation evolves, we continue to observe Governor Murphy’s mandate for all non-essential retail businesses to remain closed until further notice. All Lessons at our…Read More

Music Games to Learn and Have Fun

High School Students Playing In School Orchestra Together

  Games are a great way to make learning fun. They can help you understand the basic concepts of music and build on them. Games provide repetition of notes, rhythms, and terms. They strengthen fundamentals in a dynamic and entertaining way. Why Games Are A Great Way to Learn There are a lot of components…Read More

A Glimpse into the Life of Ludwig van Beethoven

A Glimpse into the Life of Ludwig van Beethoven

  There may be no more well-known name in the world of music than Ludwig van Beethoven. This German composer was so great at the piano, they say he forged a new and unique way of playing. Along with an intriguing career as a musician, Beethoven led a very interesting and sometimes confusing life. The…Read More

Five Benefits of Playing in A Band or Ensemble

Young woman playing guitar and singing

  Becoming a member of a band or music ensemble can seem overwhelming. Potential distractions abound and there is less one-on-one time between student and teacher. If you are comfortable in private lessons, you may ask “why add something new and stressful?” The truth is, playing music in a group offers many benefits that you…Read More

Five Ways to Prepare Your Child for Their First Music Lesson

Teacher Helping Female Student To Play Trumpet In Music Lesson

  Learning a musical instrument is a journey. And taking that first step is both exciting and intimidating. Fortunately, you don’t have to start the process without knowledge of what’s to come. At B Natural Piano, we can get you started with everything you need to know about playing an instrument. From your very first…Read More

How do Professionals Write Music?

Man writing musical note on desk

  There isn’t one formula for writing music. Every composer has a somewhat different process for how they write. However, there are common threads to writing music that bring the process together. Learning to write using different instruments, following a progression of chords, developing a rhythm and even adding lyrics if you so choose, are…Read More

The Correlation Between Music Lessons and Better Grades in School

The Correlation Between Music Lessons and Better Grades in School.

  Most parents are concerned with the grades that their children achieve in school. Rightfully so, as academic success is important for many facets in life. Good grades open the door to future educational opportunities and professional success. They are also important for building your kid’s confidence and self-esteem. If better grades in school are…Read More

How to Choose Your Piano

How to Choose Your Piano

  So, you finally decided to buy a piano. Whether you’re a new student of the piano or have been practicing for years, it can be hard to decide what type of piano is best suited for your needs and lifestyle. How important is sound quality to you? Where will you place the piano in…Read More

When Should My Child Start Music Lessons?

What is the best age for a child to start taking music lessons? …and which instrument is the best to begin with? According to a recent PBS article, the first five years of life are crucial for brain and motor development and within the first nine years of life, children have a unique “window of…Read More

How to choose the perfect piano for your child

Investing in a piano is a big decision, but if you are serious about getting your child piano lessons and developing his or her musical abilities, you need to make sure your child has a good instrument with which to develop those abilities. There are a variety of piano sizes and brands to choose from…Read More

Piano Lessons for Adults – 4 Great Reasons to Play Piano

You are never too old to start learning something new! Maybe you took lessons as a child and wish you had practiced more! …or you’ve always wanted to play the piano but never had the opportunity to learn. There’s a lot of us out here and many of us are doing something about it. Here’s…Read More

5 Ingredients for Success – Piano Lessons for Young Children

#1 – INTEREST The most key ingredient to learning to play the piano is INTEREST!  Most children are introduced to the magic of music through their toys and background music in television programs, movies and games even before they enter school. They sense the emotional intrigue and awe without need of explanation. They want to…Read More

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B Natural Pianos & Music School

295 US-46 West
Rockaway, NJ 07866


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