The Importance Of Recitals

Our students have been learning different art techniques and developing their musicianship skills week after week during lessons. Now though, it comes time to showcase their work and talent at our end of the year recitals!   Although our spring recital and art exhibit is optional, here are a few reasons why is important for…

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5 tips to make your practicing more efficient

5 tips to make your practicing more efficient   As you begin to create (and hopefully follow through) with your New Year’s Resolutions, why not consider encouraging regular and consistent practicing to your child’s routine for 2017?   As we all know, the only way to get better at anything, especially music, is to practice.…

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Tips to help your child focus

Multitasking—for example, constantly switching between real life and online conversations, navigating mobile apps, or listening to music while doing homework—has become the modern child’s state of being. All these different tasks are constantly battling for your child’s attention, making it very difficult for them to maintain their focus on one thing. Yet the ability to…

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DEA Summer Camp: First Week

We had a fantastic start to our first week of camp at Dea Music & Art summer camp! Our campers spent the week creating works of art in a variety of mediums, participating in Theater/ Acting activities, building musicianship during individual piano lessons and group singing, and began brainstorming ideas for our upcoming all-camp video project!…

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Our students got into Mark Twain!

This January a new generation of students has auditioned for Mark Twain Middle School for Gifted & Talented, among them young musicians that have been trained at DEA. We share a common goal with this unquestionably one of the greatest schools in NYC – to educate and encourage uniqueness. Our schools share a common goal:…

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