6 Tips for Better Music Practice at Home


Many parents of music students commonly express to me their frustrations in getting their children to practice their instruments regularly. Quite often tutors find also, that many students who devote a considerable amount of time to home practice, however, do so with practice that is to some extent inefficient. Students and parents should always remember […]

JumboNote Students Create Music Video’s


During every school holiday, JumboNote Music School holds recording sessions and music video sessions which are available and open for all students to participate in. For a run down of what a typical session entails, please visit our blog Record & Shoot a Music Video at JumboNote. Music videos are not only fun, and a great […]

Meet Sydney’s No.1 Classical Vocal Teacher – Aida Manouchehr

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As an Opera singer, singing teacher, piano teacher and music educator, Aida loves to combine her passion for music and her immense interest in teaching to help her students achieve their best in their musical experiences and performances.  In her 8 years music teaching experience, Aida has coached adults and children of all ages with different musical […]

Meet Piano Teacher Ms Fiona L.E Stephens

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Fiona is a performing musician and educator, with many years experience in creating and teaching music. As an educator, Fiona has taught music to young, and, not so young people. From the far north-western regions of NSW as the CAP Music Coordinator for the Department of Education, to independent schools in Sydney, private studios and […]

Barbara Teaches Piano


At JumboNote Music School, we are renowned for having one of the best piano programs in Sydney and cater for all types of piano students, from classical to contemporary, and welcome beginners and more experienced players. Lessons are held in a professionally setup music studio with qualified teachers who can take you through AMEB grades, or teach you […]

Jumbo Song Writing Competition!

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JumboNote Music School is holding a song writing competition open for all! It is every musicians dream to write that hit song…. and no matter what level of musician you are from complete beginner to pro, everybody is capable of composing a song. All it takes is some form of inspiration, and passion to express […]

10 Biggest Mistakes Musicians Make on Stage

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The only way to build a name for yourself and your music is to play shows, and lots of them.  Performing is an art in itself, and that leaves a lot of room for variation.  However, many musicians and bands succumb to the following mistakes that could make or break your relationship with potential new […]

AMEB Exams Explained – The What and the Why


The AMEB, which stands for the Australian Music Examinations Board, is an institution which provides Music, speech and drama programs and subsequent examinations for students Australia wide. These programs are completed privately with a student’s own tutor, but are graded by the AMEB’s examiners. After its emergence in 1918, the AMEB has grown to become […]

5 Steps to Simple Songwriting


5 Steps to Simple Song Writing   There are many reasons why someone may want to write a song, one is that writing a song can be a cathartic experience and a way for a person to get something off their chest, another is that maybe the song is a love song which is dedicated […]