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The Violin may seem like an overwhelming musical instrument — but trust us, it is not. You just need to have a little patience, the right motivation, and a few tips to get the most out of each practice. Below a few pointers that our students found useful! August 20, 2019 First things, first! Start by gathering everything you need such as: Violin Bow Shoulder Rest (this is used to hold the violin between your neck and shoulder. Since a […]
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We know that children and music have a good relationship — and science agrees. So, as parents, we want the best for our kids! Below we will help you (and them) choose an instrument that fits their personality while also developing their growth. August 15, 2019 • PianoThe piano is a great starting instrument. It is the perfect match for inquisitive and analytical children.• PercussionIf your child tends to be a little restless, playing percussion could be the ideal fit […]
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These Songs Of Summer 2019 Will Bring The Fire To Your Playlist. August, 7 2019. Summer is here! And everyone knows that every summer has its own soundtrack. So, the race for ‘song of the summer’ is officially underway. Below a list of the most popular hits to include to your ‘I love Summer Playlist’: •Lewis Capaldi “Hold Me While You Wait”• Stormzy “Vossi Bop”• DJ Khaled feat. SZA “Just Us”• Lil Nas X “Panini”• Charli XCX feat. Lizzo “Blame […]
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What better way to train your brain than with music, as it is not only good for the mind but also for different areas of your life like trust and fitness. Keep on reading to find out more! August 02,2019. Some of the benefits of reading and learning music include: • Reading music helps you better understand the origin of the music you listen to. • Music can ramp up your social life:– It promotes friendships with people with similar […]
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We know that one of the most crucial things for a vocalist is warming up their voice. And like everything in life is always good to prepare, more so when we are talking about vocal cords — you need to take at least 10 min of your day. Here, you will find five simple exercises that will help you keep your voice in excellent condition… So, continue reading! July 19, 2019. 5 Vocal Warm-Ups for Singers: Lip Buzz: It consists […]
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Mathematics and music are all about numbers and patterns — and hence are intrinsically related. But you probably already knew that, as it goes back thousands of years to the origins of music and civilization. Numbers help us understand the music’s structure. Some music instructors, like us, can even say that we use math to teach music every day! July 15,2019. In the following paragraph you can see some of the relationships that mathematics have with music Frequency of sound […]
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Get ready! Here’s the guide to all the 2019 summer concerts! Check out Time Out’s carefully curated list to an incredible summer. It includes free shows, summer music festivals, outdoor events, and more. July 11, 2019 Without further ado, here is the list of the FREE concerts we will have this summer in L.A for you: KCRW Summer Nights Santa Monica: The party-till-midnight bashes at Chinatown Central Plaza with KCRW personalities like Garth Trinidad, Travis Holcombe, Anne Litt and Jason […]
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You are super pumped and sit down to write, or continue writing, a song you have been thinking of and suddenly… nothing! You cannot seem to organize your ideas or come up with worthy material. Do not panic, it happens even to the most talented songwriters. June 5th, 2019 Hence today, we want to share a few incredibly useful tips written by our friends at Lyric Writer’s Workroom to find fresh song ideas when you haven’t got a clue! 1. […]
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Here are some great ideas for you to inspire your children and get them interested in music! June 26th, 2019 1. Read together. 2. Take a listening walk.3. Turn on some gentle music and blow bubbles.4. Color to music with sidewalk chalk.5. Use painter’s tape to create roads and movement pathways.6. Use a hula hoop as a prop for dancing.7. Make a homemade instrument… or two!8. Start your own marching band.  9. Make your own musical water classes.10. Play a Musical Alphabet […]
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School is almost over, and summer vacations are just around the corner! So, we thought it would be the perfect timing to share with you a list of exciting games and activities to enjoy while outside! June 17th, 2019 1. DIY Recycled Musical Instrument This is a crowd pleaser and the perfect way to get everyone to get involve (even if they’re a bit shy). 1. Gather all the plastic bottles and boxes you have laying around the house. 2. […]
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Whether your child listens to ‘Baby Shark’ or ‘Baby Mozart’, music is something children naturally love. However, it is much more than just entertainment, music can help boost your children’s development. Junes 13th, 2018 Below we mention ten of the greatest ways in which music helps your child’s development: 1. Music boosts language and literacy 2. Music improves communication skills 3. Music enhances physical and cognitive development 4. Music helps character development 5. Music helps cultivate social skills 6. Music […]
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Chords are the backbone of guitar playing, and you will need to learn a few of them before escalating to more complicated exercises. Below you will find 10 of the easiest guitar chords out there! June 7th, 2019 G Chord The G chord is used quite often, but it can present a challenge for some players. Here, you only need to place you third finger on the third fret of the high E string and then strum three strings down […]
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It is no secret that we are genuinely passionate about music. Nonetheless, there are some misconceptions regarding music careers. More often than not, people see it as a hobby — but the truth is there are a plethora of options within the music industry. May 30th, 2019 Below a list compiled by Careersinmusic.com were they thoroughly present a great number of music career options. DJ Alternate Titles: DJ, Deejay, Disc Jockey Job Description: A Club DJ plays songs at a nightclub, bar, […]
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Learning to play the piano as an adult can be intimidating. Most people believe they are too old to start playing a musical instrument. But, you shouldn’t be hesitant! It is never too late. May 21st, 2019 Today, we wanted to share with you a few useful tips to get rid of that ‘stage fright’ and start following your dreams! 1. Find a teacher2. Set goals3. Learn the basics4. Make practicing a priority5. Find music you enjoy playing6. Take it […]
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Proper composing requires hard work, time, and commitment. Nonetheless, it is broadly misinterpreted by even the most talented musicians. Thus, today we wanted to share a great post that shines some light on what it means (or doesn’t) to compose music.
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I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one!

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments.…

Julia, age 8

2016-10-06T01:13:27-07:00

Julia, age 8

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments. It’s really fun when Marcos does the bass clef with the left hand and I get to make up my own song that goes with it for a warm up. It’s fun because I get to make up my own songs. I love the sound of the piano!

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also…

Mikey, age 12

2016-10-06T01:19:06-07:00

Mikey, age 12

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also love that he is compassionate and lets us progress at our own pace. Marcos knows EVERYTHING about instruments, and I’m glad he can share some of it with me. I’m glad that I get to learn how to read, write, and play music for the guitar. It is a lot of fun when Marcos and I play the guitar together!

I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and…

- Angie, parent

2016-10-06T01:20:25-07:00

- Angie, parent

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and come home eager to practice their new pieces. I especially love that he teaches them to compose their own pieces and inspires their musical creativity. Marcos is always positive and encouraging with my children, and he has a knack for bringing out their best. I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

123 Rock studio is an inspiring place to make music

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students…

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

2016-10-06T01:21:23-07:00

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students to study music that appeals to them. By attending to the interests of each student, Marcos is a master at nurturing student engagement. Our son, Jackson, has been taking lessons for over two years. Jackson is proud of his accomplishments at the piano and he enjoys the time he spends with his teacher. Both Marcos and Isabel are warm and […]
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