GET INSPIRED!

GET INSPIRED!

What makes you study music? What makes you practice daily (I hope you do) for your lesson? Is it your parents that encourage you to do it? Is it fear of your professor? Of course this is not applicable for SAMA professors, ha! Or is it watching...

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JUST PLAY!!!

JUST PLAY!!!

We are in the swing of summer now, and we are not focused on daily routines like we are when we are in school. Our summer vacations put our focus on fun and relaxation, and our practicing tends to slip. That's okay. Do your best to stick to your...

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Tone for Electric Guitarists

Tone for Electric Guitarists

Electric guitarists, when learning a new song or piece of music from a method book, it's important to focus not only on mastering the rhythm, note reading, and dynamics of the music, but also on achieving the correct tone needed to make the music...

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How NOT to Practice

How NOT to Practice

Much has been written on how to practice, but not much on how not to. I think sometimes it is important to mention certain habits or situations that are not conducive to a successful practice session. So let’s cover a couple of no-no’s for the...

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Why Set BIG Goals

Why Set BIG Goals

Many set what they believe to be “realistic” goals so that they are easier to obtain. But goals that are big, ones that are challenging, those are the ones worth sacrificing for. Those are the ones that inspire us. When we started San...

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Why Perform

Why Perform

Recital time rolls around again and thus the dreaded question from your instructor, "Have you signed up for the recital yet?" So many students wonder why their instructor pushes performance at recitals. There are a few reasons for this. Challenge...

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So, how was your lesson?

So, how was your lesson?

“So how was your lesson?” Parents of young music students will inevitably ask this question many times throughout the course of their child’s lives, and it usually occurs during that special time period immediately following a...

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Tricia Diaz Carrion

My son loves Ms. Michelle... She's an awesome piano/organ teacher!

Tricia Diaz Carrion / parent
Jennifer Ortega

San Antonio Music Academy is very well organized. My daughter's piano teacher is wonderful! She's been taking lessons for 5 months and looks forward to each lesson. I really enjoy the recitals at the LOL Comedy Club.

Jennifer Ortega / parent
Aimee Tigar

Great place, totally recommend it.

Aimee Tigar / parent
Elio Maldonado Jr.

Jacob was an excellent guitar instructor. He was patient and prepared. I definitely recommend him to any person wanting to learn guitar.

Elio Maldonado Jr. / parent
Crystal Reyes

We absolutely  San Antonio Music Academy!!! All 3 of my children take lessons and they love it. My daughter Taylor has really improved her vocal abilities with the help of a wonderful vocal teacher.

Crystal Reyes / parent
Kelly Walden

Mark is excellent with our autistic son who recently began piano lessons at the Music Academy. Very patient and kind instructor. Highly recommended.

Kelly Walden / parent