Remembering Lyrics – A few helpful tips

Posted by on December 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

Is Remembering Lyrics Difficult For You? Here are a few powerful tips.

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Remembering lyrics is a task that many singers worry about. Especially when there are a lot of songs to sing in an evening.

As we get older – our heads filled with the many things we have learned over the years – it can be an even greater challenge to keep hundreds of song lyrics at the tips of our  tongues. Continue Reading «Remembering Lyrics – A few…»

Major source of frustration for singers….a tense tongue muscle

Posted by on December 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

ImageHello fellow singers!  

Are you dealing with a tense tongue muscle?

Here is one of my very quick singing tips for you in the form of a video. If you have ever had trouble with a stiff, tight or “depressed” tongue, try this easy set of exercises to loosen it up. (See tense tongue muscle video here.) Continue Reading «Major source of frustration for…»

The Importance of Music Theory

Posted by on December 30, 2013 with 1 Comments

The Importance of Music Theory

Musical students often view music theory as a chore, and some musicians wear their lack of music theory knowledge as a badge of honor. There is a reason that all music students generally take at least four semesters of basic music theory. It is because otherwise, we cannot communicate musical ideas to each other. While in school we learn how to read and write English, but when it comes to music, most of us only know how to read it and have little to no idea how it works. That is the point of music theory: to explain how music works. Continue Reading «The Importance of Music Theory»

Learning to Play Piano Online

Posted by on December 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

Learning to Play Piano Online

Learning to play piano online takes time, effort, self-discipline, and some experimentation, but the rewards can be great. It is an increasingly popular and accessible method of self-study.  

Dedicate Time to the Piano

How much time you dedicate to the piano really depends on you. Your initial efforts will be spent finding a course amongst many different offerings that is suitable for you. This is time well spent, however, as your research will familiarize you with the various formats of lessons, their cost and you will probably be learning about the piano along the way. Continue Reading «Learning to Play Piano Online»

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Basics of the Flute

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Basics of the Flute

Everyone has their own way to let off steam or they have some sort of mantra to do it. What I do to distress is listen to calm and relaxing flute music. The relaxing flute music makes me forget all my worries and helps me unwind. People who don’t know what a flute is, flute is a woodwind instrument. It is high pitched and made of metal. Flute is a reed less instrument or an aero phone. Continue Reading «Basics of the Flute»

5 Best Colleges and Universities for Music Enthusiasts

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5 Best Colleges and Universities for Music Enthusiasts

Stephanie Mills? Miley Davis? How about Barry Manilow? These people who have become household names, coincidentally, all pursued music degree in considered to be one of the most famous music schools in the world as ranked by US News and World Report’s 2010 Rankings, The Juilliard School of Music.
Students who wish to pursue a music career are advised to attend top music schools as doing so can give them a leg up after graduation. With a number of hopefuls wanting to be given a break in the industry, involvement to one of the prestigious schools below may make things easier. Continue Reading «5 Best Colleges and Universities…»
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How to promote yourself as a guitarist

Posted by on December 20, 2013 with 2 Comments

As a guitar player, you are regularly competing against thousands of other musicians who are doing the same thing as you in order to make a name for themselves. What can you possibly do to stand out? Here are some tips on how to promote yourself as a guitarist.

1. Get to Know Other Local Musicians

Post an ad on Craigslist or in your local newspaper describing your talents and musical interests and noting that you are seeking fellow musicians to jam with. You are sure to receive a number of responses. Sort through these to find people who jive with the sound you are looking for. Remember that by growing your network, you gain insider knowledge about the opportunities available in your area. And who knows, maybe you’ll discover your future bandmates amidst these jam buddies.

2. Utilize Social Media Continue Reading «How to promote yourself as…»

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