Celebrate the Chinese New Year with New Songs

In honor of the Chinese New Year, which begins Thursday, February 19th, JoyTunes is releasing a new category of songs to celebrate! The tunes included in this category are traditional Chinese songs that are fun to learn and play. In addition, we are excited to be participating in the App Store

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A Sweet Musical Treat for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the New Year but, in reality, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Remember when you were a kid in school and all of the excitement that Valentine’s Day brought? You went to the store and

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Learning to Play Piano Makes You Smarter

In the past few days the internet has been flooded with articles discussing the decline of piano sales. Many readers and journalists alike have jumped to the conclusion that less piano sales is directly correlated to less interest in learning to play piano but this is simply not true. In

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Which Instrument Should You Learn to Play

Which Instrument

Ringing in the “New Year” is generally a time where we take a look at our own lives and decide what changes we’d like to make in the future. These New Year’s resolutions often tend to be lofty ideas that are rarely accomplished. Personally, I think so many resolutions fail

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Team Up with Piano Maestro to Master Piano Scales

Although young musicians may believe scales to be a fishy way to spend time during a lesson, we as teachers know it’s important to hook them into a scale routine as early as possible. The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program and other esteemed assessment exams around the world include levels of

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What’s Your Winter Holiday Theme Song?

From peppermint candy canes to trees dripping with silver tinsel, there is no denying that the festive season is upon us. Whether the holidays makes you squeal with joy and belt out the lyrics to “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” or cry at the commercialism of it

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