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Homeschool Music Lessons

Homeschool Families Seeking Music Lessons

In Cincinnati, the homeschooling movement has gained considerable momentum. And while there is much to be gained by having the parents take on the duties of instruction and curriculum development, there are many social aspects that children miss. One of the prime experiences one loses...

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Gearing Up for Band Camp in Cincinnati

Marching band season kicks into gear early across Cincinnati’s schools. August means long days of band camp, and band camp is often more about the movements than the music – learning how to march, how many steps it takes to hit each position, and rehearsing...

Summer Music Fun in Cincinnati

Summer Music Events in Cincinnati

Keeping your kids excited about live music while school is out of session is, thankfully, not terribly difficult in Cincinnati. The Queen City has a rich tradition of summer music, and the Summer of 2017 is no exception. Here are some of the city’s musical...

Music Performance Ensembles in Cincinnati

One of the best parts of life in Cincinnati is the rich cultural tradition on this area. Since its founding – even back when it was Losantiville and then Porkopolis – music and performance culture have been a core part of this area’s charm. ...

The Value of Learning Duets

In many endeavors calling for diligence and sustained effort, finding partners can help immeasurably. If you are learning tennis, or starting a running routine, or embarking on a weight-loss regimen, you can do yourself a great service when you find a peer pursuing similar goals....

Marching Bands in Cincinnati High Schools

Cincinnati is a marching band town. We are very fortunate here in the Tri-State to have terrific public high schools – and some private and parochial schools as well – with fully-fledged, long-running marching bands. Even some of the smaller schools in southern Ohio and...

The Oldest Private Music School in Cincinnati

1974 was a much different time. Star Wars was still just a twinkle in John Williams’ ear. Queen wouldn’t put out “Bohemian Rhapsody” until the following summer. Herbie Hancock had just released his Head Hunters album, featuring “Chameleon.” Dmitri Shostakovich and Benjamin Britten were still...

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Cincinnati Guitar Lessons

Taking guitar lessons in Cincinnati is not only fun, but lets face it… it’s cool! Why? Well, the guitar is one of the most exciting musical instruments to learn because it can be played in so many different music genres. Guitar can be found in...

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Why Take Cincinnati Piano Lessons – Toedtman School of Music

The piano creates music in an elegant manner, and the piano student learns personal elegance early. There are many reasons why a child should learn to play the piano besides enjoying the wonderful experience that playing provides. The piano enjoys universal acclaim, and its sounds are enjoyed in so many musical presentations. ...

Tchaikovsky at Music Hall

A concert for the ages. Dear and gentle reader.  Without revealing my exact age I can tell you that during my high school years I remember hearing the Cincinnati Symphony under the direction of Max Rudolph, one of the great German conductors of the 50’s...

Andre Watts Review

This past Saturday I had the distinct pleasure of hearing world famous pianist Andre Watts perform Edward MacDowell’s Second Concerto in D Minor with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. MacDowell was an American born composer who lived from 1860 to 1908. Contrary to the pre concert...

Thirty Years of Teaching Piano

By John K. Toedtman John has been providing piano lessons in Cincinnati for over 30 years! I am often asked what my teaching method is. I always answer that I have about sixty students and sixty methods of teaching; one for each student. All students,...

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