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Our music centre is where it’s at lessons and group music programs. Here you’ll find the latest Capstone Music news and articles on all kinds of topics. From why music lessons are great for your child’s mental and phsyical development to how to choose the right musical instrument for your child!

  • 2019-09 Ukelele and Banjo Lessons

Banjo or Ukelele: Which should I Choose to Play?

Choosing between a banjo or ukulele might seem easy… After all, they’re both just cool sounding stringed instruments. But they’re actually very different from each other, and you might find you prefer one over the […]

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The Art and Power of Music

Music isn’t just something you listen to when driving or that you practice just because your mom tells you to. There are actually some really awesome benefits to incorporating music in your life! More and […]

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September Means Back to School… Music School, that is!

During the summer it’s easy to forget about indoor activities with all of the fun things to do outside! Playing at the park, swimming in a backyard pool, taking family vacations and going camping are […]

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Why Piano is a Great First Instrument to Learn

When you or your child decides it’s time to start learning an instrument, it might seem daunting to decide which instrument to start with. There are so many options out there, after all! While you […]

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Amazing Summer Camp Ideas in the Greater Toronto Area

School is almost out for summer, and that means it’s time to start looking at summer camp possibilities for the kids! But what do you do if your child isn’t interested in the typical summer […]

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The Power of Music and Memory

From the moment a baby is born music naturally becomes a part of their life. Parents sing lullabies and playful tunes; the radio plays all kinds of modern and classic songs and TV commercials pop […]

  • 2019-04 Platinum Readers Choice Musical Instruction

Best Musical Instruction in Burlington 13 Times – The Capstone Difference

Capstone Music is THE ULTIMATE place in Burlington for music lessons, because you’ve told us – again! For the 13th time we’ve been awarded and earned diamond in musical instruction for 2019 in all of […]

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When do babies start to understand music?                                       

From the time you found out you were expecting you probably started playing music for your baby, likely without even knowing whether it was beneficial to them. Sure, you’ve heard that popping headphones on your […]

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Start or Join a Rock n Roll Band – Here’s Why!

Joining a rock band may feel like an activity reserved for only skilled performers, but that’s not the case! There are so many great reasons for anyone to join a rock band, even if they […]

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Playing Music Can Really Relieve Stress – Here’s How    

When you or your kids get started in music lessons, you’re probably thinking about the benefits you can experience like mood boosts, musical knowledge and the ability to read music. Not to mention the fun […]

Introducing our Newest Music Teachers

At Capstone Music we are extremely proud of the teachers that choose to make our studio home.  Such a dynamic group of musicians who love sharing their passion for music with our students.  We are […]

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Music Lessons for Babies? Yes, and Here’s Why!

While it’s easy to see the benefits of musicand playing an instrument in kids and adults, it might be a it more difficult to realize that music has some serious benefits for babies, too! From […]

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Why and How to Start a Rock Band!

OK, so you’re thinking of starting a rock band and not sure where to start. Playing an instrument is fun for many reasons. Whether you are playing for your own enjoyment or to entertain others, doing so […]

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Find Your Voice – Singing Helps Kids Get Over Shyness          

Shyness is very common in both kids and adults and if you’ve ever been in a situation where you’ve avoided doing something out of worry of being too shy, you’ll likely want to help your […]

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Learning to Playing Multiple Instruments: Good or Bad Idea?

With nearly 2000 instruments in the world it’s no surprise that your musically inclined child might want to learn a second or even a third one at some point. Once they are comfortable on one, […]

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From Singing to Strumming, there’s an instrument for everyone. What’s Yours?         

Playing a musical instrument is something that many people want to give a try at some point thanks to the positive effects music can have on us. But with literally countless different instruments in the […]

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Growing with Music – How Music Can Contribute to Healthy Youth Development         

Music has long been proven to be beneficial for people of all ages, but that’s especially true for youth. As kids grow and have to learn how to navigate through the world music helps their […]

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Capstone Music Grows – New Burlington South Location Added!

When you run an award-winning music center that’s voted Burlington’s BEST year after year, it’s no surprise that you might run out of space at some point. We’re so very excited to announce that the time […]

  • 2018 Capstone Music Diamond Best Music Instruction

What is Diamond Level Music Instruction? It’s the Best Music Lessons in Burlington!

Once again, we are here to say a huge “thank-you” to all of you for voting us as the best in Burlington for Musical Instruction – we’re 1st place Diamond Winners! This Reader’s Choice Award […]

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Kids Not into Sports? Music Lessons and Camps may be Perfect!   

When kids are growing up it seems natural to encourage them to pick a sport to play. After all, as parents we want them to enjoy some of the summer camps we did when we […]

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6 Things Parents Want From a Music Centre

If you have plans to register your child at the local music centre, you’re doing a good thing. The benefits of music lessons have been well-established, after all. But where you go is important and […]

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The Uplifting Power of Music

In all of mankind’s history, music has been used to help us feel better and become a better version of ourselves. The ability of music to alter our mood is, well, magical!

Music serves as our […]

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Happy New Year, Capstone friends,
We hope your Holiday season was filled with family, friends and of course, music!

As we sit here all cozied up during Pajama Week at Capstone, we’re reminded of the awesomeness […]

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Benefits of Music Lessons for Kids (and 3 Ways to Make the Most of Them!)

It’s been known for some time now that there are many benefits of music lessons for children. But you may not have heard them all. Here are some of the best benefits of learning to […]

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4 Reasons Why Fall is So Popular for Music Lessons

Fall is a popular time for music lessons, but have you ever stopped to wonder why that is? Here are 4 reasons why so many people love to make a fresh start with music lessons […]

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The Ukulele Has Never Been So Cool

Fact: the emergence of folk music has led the ukulele into the mainstream. Thanks to bands like Band of Horses, the Lumineers, and Mumford and Sons, one instrument has become hot, hot, hot! The ukulele […]

  • Bass Guitar

4 Questions You Need to Answer Before Choosing a Bass or Electric Guitar

Whether to play a bass or electric guitar is a dilemma that comes up a lot (we’ve recently talked about the 5 key differences between electric vs. acoustic guitar). To begin with, remember that you […]

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5 Differences Between Acoustic and Electric Guitar

If you want to learn how to play the guitar, one issue you’ll come across early on is deciding whether or not to start with acoustic, or electric. Learn about the differences between them so […]

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What It Takes to Be a Great Vocalist

Who do you think of when you think of the world’s greatest vocalists? Is it Whitney Houston?  Freddie Mercury? Luciano Pavarotti? Celine Dion? Every up and coming vocalist has their favourite. If you want to […]