ST. CHARLES STUDENTS RECEIVE TOP HONORS

The 6 String Players, an ensemble of teens from St. Charles, Mo., recently entered the Southern Guitar Festival competition and took 3rd place in the finals. They submitted a video performing three pieces. The students are Allie Thornton, Kassandra Hughes, Thomas...

AUSTIN STUDENT A WINNER IN INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION

Aytahn Benavi, a student of Childbloom Founder, Kevin Taylor, recently participated in the Ex Aeque Artist International online competition. Over 145 entries of professional guitarists of all ages participated with video entries. There were 24 semi-finalists and...

Childbloom Adds Unique Online Learning Club for students!

Utilizing the latest in the academic research of skill-mastery, the Childbloom Program has made available to Childbloom parents and students an online learning system to accommodate the Childbloom curriculum. Over 200 play-along videos of specific curriculum...

2 KEY PRACTICES FOR THE YOUNG AND MATURING BRAIN by Kevin Taylor

2 KEY PRACTICES FOR THE YOUNG AND MATURING BRAIN By Kevin Taylor Parents want their kids to practice their instrument. That’s pretty much a given. Another way of thinking about this is neurologically: a mature brain wants an immature brain to behave like a mature...

CHILDBLOOM STUDENT GROUP WINS INTERNATIONAL GFA COMPETITION

Austin Bella Corda Guitar Ensemble recently competed in the Guitar Foundation of America’s 1st International ensemble competition. Nine players traveled to Fullerton, Ca., to the GFA festival. The group performed in front of 5 judges. You can see the competition...

POKEMAN GO PRACTICE

POKEMAN GO PRACTICE By Kevin Taylor      Many Childbloom parents have discovered that having time to practice during the summer doesn’t guarantee practice. There is nothing inherently motivating about having a lot of time on your hands. Hands just have more time to be...

Childbloom Company Teacher Awards

Each year the Childbloom Company gives selected Instructors and Directors with various awards for outstanding performance. This year we present the following award: INSTRUCTOR-OF-THE-YEAR – Chris Stone of Austin and Round Rock, Tx. has been a Childbloom...
Should My Child Practice Everyday?

Should My Child Practice Everyday?

SHOULD MY CHILD PRACTICE EVERY DAY? This is a question parents usually ask as they are signing up for guitar lessons. The answer is, “yes.” However, out of the 18,000 students who have been in the Childbloom guitar program, we know of only 1 student who has practiced...
Musical Ideas For a Childbloom Summer.

Musical Ideas For a Childbloom Summer.

The Month School Ends IDEAS FOR THE SUMMER Music has the ability to accompany all aspects of our lives. Not only have I performed music for christenings, a brit milah, weddings, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs, governmental gatherings, private dinners, and various and...