Raise kids who enjoy making music

Learn how to motivate kids to make music with extraordinary resources and a supportive community.

85% of kids learn music.

Most of them will quit. Forever.

That is a lot of time, energy, and money wasted.

But there is hope.

⭐️ This can all be avoided when you learn the tools to motivate kids to practice.

⭐️ Discover how to ✨inspire✨ kids to make music.

Online Parent Classes

How to Motivate Kids to Practice

Don’t let lack of motivation be the reason your child quits music.

This 1-hour class will give you the tools to motivate your child to practice so that making music becomes easier and long-lasting. Topics include:

  • Myths about motivation and how to avoid them
  • What prevents effective practice
  • Building a strong musical foundation
  • Helping children develop resilience

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How to Raise a Musical Child

A class for parents who want to set a strong musical foundation so that making music is joyful and meaningful.

Topics include:

  • Motivating your child to practice
  • Finding the right teacher
  • Creating a musically rich environment
  • Making music fun
“Barbie, thank you so much for your amazing class! Since I took your class, we are practicing longer and enjoying our time together.”

– Chloe Park, parent

“Your class has positively rocked my world and it has changed my relationship with my young pianist in a happier way!”

– Sue Lee, parent and music teacher

“Barbie, thanks to you, I feel empowered and have fresh ideas to help my kid with their musical journey!”

– Jessica Culley, Parent

I have worked with thousands of parents and music teachers including

Alfred Music

Steinway Piano Gallery

Suzuki Association of the Americas

Diehl Music Camp

Athena’s Advanced Academy

Preparatory Music Program at Holy Names University

Suzuki Circle International Festival

Music Teachers Association of California Annual Convention

Winchester Community Music School

Suzuki Music Association of California, Orange County Branch

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