5 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Play a Musical Instrument

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Playing A Musical Instrument Makes You Smarter Many studies have been conducted on the effects of music to the brain. Scientists say that children who are exposed to music, or those who play an instrument, do better in school than those who don’t. Recent research suggests exposure to music may benefit a child’s reading age, […]

Saying Goodbye to a Music Teacher

Saying Goodbye to a Music Teacher

If you haven’t gathered, life is filled with changes. Changes in school, work and relationships are quite common, and sometimes challenging. It’s no different when a music teacher decides that they are going to pursue a new opportunity for themselves and their lives. Often the hardest thing for them is to say goodbye to their […]

AMEB Exams Explained – The What and the Why

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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 […]

JumboNote launches ‘The Dream Starts Here’ ad campaign.

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Jumbonote music school has teamed up with St.Rok Studios in creating a series of short tongue-in-cheek commercials which will feature in the ‘Dream Starts Here’ advertising campaign. Each ad features talented actor and awesome singer / front man Eli Reskov of Aussie rock band ‘The Devine Electric’.  So far, Jumbonote has launched the first ad in a series […]

Attention Singers: Why Sight Singing is Important

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The benefits of learning sight singing are endless, especially if you are seeking a professional career or university degree in music. But even if you aren’t, becoming a stronger reader will help you have more musical success, and understand music more at a deeper level. Sight singing helps you understand a piece of music, and to perform it […]

Meet Vocal Coach James Flinn

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Short interview with jumboNote Music School vocal teacher James Flinn on what he loves about music, JumboNote, and some advice for upcoming young musicians! To book in for lessons with James Flinn, call 1300 787 697. James is a regular contributor to our news/blog page with awesome vocal tips & techniques. Keep updated with any new video blogs […]

Music & Our Education System

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As the 2014 New Year kicks off, our children will be starting their new grades with most experiencing a mixture of nerves and excitement.  As parents, we all wish the best for our children and quietly hope of great educational achievements in the years ahead. We all know that it is a great task for all […]