Looking Back At Our Cancer Research Fundraiser

Approximately 12% of American women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. This highlights the importance of research, which is integral in developing new treatments and striving toward a cure. As a beloved provider of music lessons and art classes in Staten Island and beyond, DEA Music and Art stands by all those […]

New to Guitar Lessons? 3 Popular Songs to Learn First

Even if you’re new to the guitar, you may be able to play a full song sooner than you think. While your favorite songs may sound extremely complex right now, many of them likely consist of simpler chords than you realize. Whether you’re enrolled in professional guitar lessons or attempting to learn online, consider trying […]

Come To Our Next Holiday Party!

Why Our Holiday Parties are a Great Holiday Treat   Holidays are just around the corner and what a better way to celebrate than with family, friends, and your DEA Creative Family.   Here are some of the reasons you should come down to our SuperKids party on December 16 at our N Gannon Location. […]

The Golden Keys 2018

DEA will be participating in the prestigious Golden Keys Competition in 2018 and students will ask why it’s important for them to compete.   Here is just a few reasons as to why they will learn and grown from the experience of competing.   Shows off what students have learned. Students get to show off […]

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 […]

Why Choose DEA Music & Art Summer Camp?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why Choose DEA Music & Art Summer Camp?   It’s that time of the year again! Sooner than you know it, the school year will end and summer vacation will begin. Now is the perfect time to plan for how your child will spend their summer. DEA Music & Art School’s Staten Island summer […]

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. […]

10 Amazing Fall Leaf Craft Ideas For The Whole Family

Fall is such a colorful season, full of gorgeous reds, oranges, and yellows all around. It’s the perfect time to get crafting and bring those dazzling colors indoors. Your family will enjoy walks out in nature, and your kids will love to hunt for unique leaves. Fall leaves are a gorgeous medium to craft with. […]

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 […]

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! […]