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Picture Day! Returning Nov. 13

Picture Day! Returning Nov. 13

Say “Cheese!” After taking the year off in 2020, Minnesota School of Music’s picture day is back! On Saturday, Nov. 13, from 12–2 p.m., we’re offering free photographs of students with their instruments, so have your child wear their favorite outfit and bring their...
Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

THE THREE COMPONENTS OF AN EFFECTIVE PRACTICE SESSION We’ve already discussed how your child needs emotional support in their musical journey, but something else parents can offer is structure. Since your child is still developing time management skills, you can help...
Eric Publishes His First Solo Book

Eric Publishes His First Solo Book

‘BEYOND THEORY: THE MAKING OF A MUSIC TEACHER When the COVID-19 shutdowns happened last year, it caused many people to tune in and really think about themselves and how they were living. I was no exception. That time really forced me to think deeply about who I am,...
Getting Back To A Beloved Family Tradition

Getting Back To A Beloved Family Tradition

BASEBALL ON THE FOURTH OF JULY The Fourth of July means barbecues, fireworks, parades, and patriotism. And in the Nehring family, it also means baseball. You may remember a while back when I talked about how the Fourth of July holidays in my youth were spent playing...
A Lifelong Passion

A Lifelong Passion

MEET NEW PIANO INSTRUCTOR KIRSTEN ROTVOLD! Kirsten Rotvold has been involved in music for as long as she can remember. Now, she uses that passion and experience every day as a piano teacher at the Minnesota School of Music. She has always wanted to teach, but since...
A Parent’s Love

A Parent’s Love

SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD’S MUSICAL JOURNEY Being a parent is a journey of trial and error. We all want to do the best for our kids, but raising them can be one big learning curve. Recently, my oldest son taught me another lesson in fatherhood. We’re new to the...
We’re Now Offering Drum Lessons!

We’re Now Offering Drum Lessons!

MEET NEW INSTRUCTOR WYATT MARTIN Minnesota School of Music is offering drum lessons for the very first time, and we’re excited to welcome our drum instructor, Wyatt Martin. If you are interested in drum lessons, please give us a call today! Wyatt Martin has loved...
Back-to-School Jitters

Back-to-School Jitters

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED IN SCHOOL AND MUSIC Every parent wants their child to succeed, and back-to-school can cause anxiety. Some parents might worry that music lessons during the school year will cause too much pressure and wonder if it makes sense to put...