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Tools of the Trade
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Tools of the Trade

Welcome, Singers and Pianists! Our students often ask for recommendations for basic home recording equipment (which can also enhance your online lesson experience!), how to mitigate sound for home practice (so as not to disturb family/roommates/neighbors), and even how to shop for the best digital pianos (or keyboards). This post will provide an overview of...

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Create Success in 2021

Happy New Year! Whether you’ve toiled away in 2020 or are just getting started, the new year means the same thing: take a look at where you are and where you’re going. Although everyone’s musical journey is unique, we can all benefit from goal setting. To help you kick off 2021 on the right foot,...

Plan to Succeed
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Plan to Succeed

If you’ve ever tackled a big project before, you know that a step-by-step plan can really save the day. From home repair to balancing your budget, focusing only on the end result could leave you feeling like you don’t know where to start. Grab your big ideas head-on by breaking big goals down into smaller...

Masterclass: August 7, 2020
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Masterclass: August 7, 2020

Cardon Studios’ LIVE Virtual Masterclass series is designed to help in two special ways: Performers can gain valuable experience getting in front of a live audience, plus extra feedback from a teacher besides their primary instructor! Students who tune in just to watch can get a birds-eye view of their peers tackling some of the...

Benefits of Acoustic Piano over Digital Piano
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Benefits of Learning on an Acoustic Piano

While an electric keyboard or a digital piano is a great practical substitute when an acoustic piano is not available, such as for your home practice between lessons, there are still various features and learning benefits to traditional instruments that can’t be easily met by their digital counterparts. Considering upgrading your home instrument? We recommend...

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Summer Showcase 2014

 Thursday, June 19th, 2014 Busboys and Poets, at 14th & V Sts. NW What a fabulous success! It’s so rewarding to us, your teachers, to watch each of you surprise yourselves with what you can do every six months in our recitals. It certainly seems that you all have as much fun with it as...

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Holiday Showcase 2013

 Thursday, December 19th, 2013 Busboys and Poets, at 14th & V Sts. NW Wow, what a crowd! Such great performances from our students were, yet again, met by overwhelming support from family and friends. So much so that this recital ran a bit long and was definitely ‘standing room only’! For next time, Cardon Studios...

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Summer Showcase 2013

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Busboys and Poets, at 14th & V Sts. NW We believe these practice performances are invaluable to learning to sing or play well! As I’m sure many of our students will tell you, things are a littttlllle different when in front of a crowd (even one was supportive as ours– what...

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Holiday Showcase 2012

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Busboys and Poets, at 14th & V Sts. NW We were thrilled to present a variety of performances– New Students and Old, Piano and Voice, from Classical to Rock–, and I believe it’s safe to say, a good time was had by all! Our students very bravely shared their work. We’re...

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Summer Showcase 2012

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 Strathmore Mansion; Rockville, MD What a great success! As a teacher, it is such a great joy to see the leaps and bounds each student has made. We all certainly witnessed some great personal victories yesterday. Great work, everybody! Congratulations on some truly wonderful performances. Part 2: