VIDEO: John Tracy Interview Part 2 – What Most Music Students Overlook

This is the second video of four that was taped as part of an interview with Mimi West, the founder of “My Dream Teacher.”  You can check out the website by clicking here.  I had a lot of fun answering a variety of questions about my music education in...

VIDEO: John Tracy Interview Part 1 – Parents Help Their Kids Succeed in Music

I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Mimi West, the founder of “My Dream Teacher.”  You can check out the website by clicking here.  I had a lot of fun answering a variety of questions about my music education in general, my personal music...

Shopping for a Violin

Shopping for a violin?  Finding the right instrument can make a huge difference in how quickly you progress in your training.  Here is some expert advice on finding a quality instrument from “The 3-Fingered Violinist.”  Shopping for a violin can be both...
Recipe for Enjoying Music Lessons

Recipe for Enjoying Music Lessons

As a parent, you want music lessons to be a positive experience for your child. But sometimes there is a disconnect between that desire and the actual day to day grind of lessons, practice time, and recitals. The good news is that your approach to your child’s music...