October 23, 2019

 What a ghastly wonderful time of year! The chill in the air, the longer nights, and Halloween! The costumes, the gatherings, pumpkins carving, and the treats! But clearly our favorite part is the incredible ghoulish music. BCM has put together a playlist of our favori...

October 10, 2019

We all hear the endless lists of benefits for learning an instrument. However, merely listening to music has incredible benefits. It helps reduce blood pressure, aids in sleep, and can boost your brain power. And of course it's a great mood enhancer.

Listening to classi...

September 20, 2019

Us teachers are always looking for creative ways to engage and inspire our students. Here is just a sample of things we do:

       1. Bring fun worksheets (like crosswords and decoders)

       2. Use props (Shopkins make wonderful pianists)...

August 29, 2019

Meet our voice and piano teacher Philip Godfrey!

When did you begin studying? What was your motivation?

I started studying voice when I was 15 years old. I was cast in my school’s musical and decided to take lessons with Dr. Stevens, who teaches at Chandler Gilbert Commu...

August 22, 2019

Music is one of humans most holistic studies. It stimulates the senses, the brain, and our emotions. Parts of the brain light up together when performing and even listening to music that does not light up during other activities. Studying music requires a unique master...

June 5, 2019

Meet our newest voice and piano teacher Christina Lafferty.

-When did you begin studying? What was your motivation?

I began studying music at the age of 6, however I was not super motivated until I quit piano lessons around the age of 7 or 8. That was when I started play...

October 8, 2018

Meet our multifaceted clarinet, saxophone, brass, piano, and percussion teacher Sarah! Sarah is currently completing a degree in composition at Ottawa University. To hear some of Sarah's compositions performed visit her website here.

When did you begin studying? What wa...

Quotes to Help the Musician-in-Progress

  1. “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” –Ella Fitzgerald

  2. “Lemonade comes from lemons. Take that mistake and make something brilliant of it!” –Robin Steinweg

  3. “Don’t let what you cannot do...

October 1, 2018

Meet our new piano teacher Erin Hales. She currently services the Fountain Hills, Scottsdale and Phoenix Areas. You can learn more about Erin on her website ErinHales.Com.  

When did you begin studying? What was your motivation?

I began studying music at the age of...

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