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Playing Piano Improves Your Brain

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Playing piano is very challenging and very rewarding. But did you know that pianists’ brains work differently than other people’s? That’s right. Many of the greatest minds in history were pianists, such as: Frederic Chopin Ludwig van Beethoven Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Johann Sebastian Bach Johannes Brahms Franz Schubert Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Sergei Prokofiev There are many others; they have all written some of the most impactful musical compositions in history and thus, have all helped to create music as it Read More


Lone Star is now an Official Autism Certified Music School!

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We are super excited to announce that we have just been officially named as an Autism Friendly Business (AFB) by the Autism Society of Texas! What is an Autism Friendly Business (AFB)? Autism Friendly Business (AFB) is a program that was developed by the Autism Society of Texas in order to encourage and celebrate community inclusion. Everyone can experience the joy of music at Lone Star. Recognition of an AFB comes after each application has been reviewed by the Autism Society of Read More


Who invented the piano?

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If you’re interested in piano lessons, Austin music school Lone Star School of Music can offer you the best. Whether you’re an adult or a parent looking for music lessons for your child, Lone Star School of Music has a place for you. With over 15 instruments to choose from, tons of classes, group or private lessons, and a bunch of great instructors, Lone Star School of Music is the perfect place for you to find your inner rockstar (or Read More


Music Lessons for Toddlers

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Music lessons for toddlers are the perfect way to get your child started with music in a fun, educational way! Our Austin music class for toddlers teaches kids about music, how to play instruments, and more all while benefiting their development, coordination, and social skills. It’s Never Too Early Toddlers (ages 0-5) are not too young for music lessons! In fact, this age range is perfect for starting a music class for toddlers. At this age, kids take in and Read More


The Guide to Piano Lessons – Austin, TX

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If you are searching for piano lessons in Austin (for children or adults), you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re ready to get started or still have a few questions, this post should help you make the best decision about your piano lessons in Austin. No matter the reasoning behind it, piano lessons are a great choice for anyone interested in music. There’s a ton of benefits to starting music lessons early, too! Why Choose Piano? What’s the Best Read More


Benefits of Private Music Lessons in Austin

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Private music lessons in Austin are a wonderful choice for beginners wanting to learn as well as intermediate or advanced musicians looking to improve their skills. As the school year begins, our lessons are still available for kids to enjoy all year long. Whether your child wants to keep their skills sharp for band, orchestra, or choir, or is completely new to music, Lone Star School of Music’s private lessons are perfect for any budding musician. Why Take Private Music Read More


How Music Helps Kids With Down Syndrome

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Music can be truly transformative for anyone, but especially for children with Down Syndrome. Research has found that special needs children receive tons of benefits from interaction with music. The Nordoff-Robbins Centre, a UK-based center focused on music therapy, describes the power of music as follows: “Music is an intrinsic part of all of us: pulse and rhythm are found in our heartbeat, our breathing and our movement; melody is created in our laughing, our crying, screaming or singing; the Read More


Music & Autism: Music Helps Autistic Children

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What is Autism? Before delving into how music & autism connect, it is important to define Autism. Also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism “refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences. We now know that there is not one autism but many types, caused by different combinations of genetic and environmental influences.” The word “spectrum” is included to acknowledge the wide Read More


Learn New Instruments With Music Lessons

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Music lessons are the perfect way to have fun this summer – or any time of year! Looking to try something new, take up a brand new hobby, or cure summertime boredom? Lone Star School of Music has the answer for you. Our music lessons are for kids and adults, offer a variety of different instruments, and are taught by world-class instructors at all of our convenient locations. Learning a new instrument is as easy as signing up online and Read More


Why You Should Take Adult Drum Lessons

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Music lessons aren’t just for kids; if you’ve got the rhythm or you want to learn how to get it, Lone Star School of Music has a place for you with our adult drum lessons in Austin. Whether you’re 15 or 52, it’s never too late to start learning how to play an instrument, and the drums are a wonderful choice for a myriad of reasons. First of all, let’s look at all the benefits people receive from playing the Read More