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The Perfect Fit

Once again the students here at Matt Burk Music Studio are in the very early stages of picking the pieces that they'll be performing at our semi-annual showcase and recital.  It is always a tricky thing, choosing the right song for a performance.  Students want to keep a few things in mind when picking their song! Does the piece challenge but not outright frustrate? That is a good sign. We want something that keeps us interested but not so difficult that it discourages practice! For singers, always know the necessary key for your song. Sometime the backing track is in a key that may prove difficult and must be adjusted! Guitar players; does the song require a capo? If so, be sure that you have one handy. I keep one in my acoustic case at all times. I suggest also having a tuner packed as well to be in tune and ready when it is time to perform.  Piano students: is your piece a solo or duet?  These are all small but helpful suggestions for choosing the right piece. Keep in mind that we want you to have fun and perform something that inspires YOU! That is the perfect fit! I am also very excited about the recital/showcase as it will be the first one for our teachers at the new location in Frisco! I am very excited to see what they have in store for us.

If you are interested in learning an instrument, please stop by either our Allen or Frisco, Texas locations or sign up through our website! We offer private music lessons for piano, guitar, drums, bass, voice, and songwriting. Matt Burk Music Studio: Learn, Create, Perform!

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2012 Fall Recital and Showcase

We just hosted our fall showcase at the House of Blues in Dallas and our recital at the McKinney Performing Arts Center in McKinney! It never ceases to amaze us what kind of talent we have at Matt Burk Music Studio. It is a real treat for us all to hear so many talented students playing everything from classical to jazz to pop to rock to country and more. We were even treated to a jazz combo of Dave Brubeck's "Take Five." Students of all ages and skill levels had the opportunity to perform songs of their choice on the piano, guitar, bass and drums, as well as to vocal chops singing! There is such a great variety of talented students. At Matt Burk Music Studio, we are proud to offer our students a variety of fun performances opportunities. In addition to our showcases and recitals that we host each spring and fall, we offer regular performances throughout the year. So if you weren't able to participate in our fall showcase or recital - no worries! We have additional performance opportunities coming up soon. Read about our jam sessions and live gigs, and check out a current list of our upcoming student performances (including dates and locations). And be sure to talk with your instructor about preparing for one of these upcoming events, and you'll be on your way to joining in the fun! We encourage all of our students to participate in various performance opportunities with us! Playing with a group, or in front of an audience is very beneficial in a student's musical development.

If your interested in private music instruction and coaching at it's best, please email us. or give us a call at 972-207-9353. We offer private music lessons for piano, guitar, bass, drums, and voice in our Allen, Texas studio. We have students from Allen, Fairview, Lucas, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Richardson, Dallas, and beyond!

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Spring Recitals & House of Blues Showcase

Recitals are a valuable tool to for any music student. Whether traditional, or more edgy, Matt Burk Music Studio offers multiple performance opportunities throughout the year. We just had our Spring Recitals at the McKinney Performing Arts Center and Showcase at House of Blues Dallas.

{BOOKED} Matt Burk Music Studio Spring Recital and Showcase!

We are excited to announce that we have confirmed the dates for our upcoming spring recital and showcase! Students of Matt Burk Music Studio will get to choose whether they perform at:
1) McKinney Performing Arts Center in a traditional "recital" on Sunday, May 1st, or
2) House of Blues in a less-traditional "showcase" on Sunday, May 15th.

At both venues, all the instruments we teach will be represented - piano, drums, bass, guitar and voice. Also at both venues, performances will begin in the afternoons (around 1:30 pm or later). Exact performance times will be finalized as we get a firm headcount of the students performing at each venue.

Students will receive an email soon with all the details regarding each performance, as well as an opportunity to register online to perform in one of these exciting events!