5 Famous Singers Who Failed Big Before They Made It
Dreaming about making it big as a singer? Developing a thick skin and learning how to persevere is key -- the road ahead isn't always easy! Even the most successful singers today had to start somewhere. In this guest post by Corona, CA teacher Milton J., learn how to become a famous singer by drawing inspiration from these success stories...
As a budding musician and singer myself, you and I have something in common we both love to share our vocal gifts with those willing to liste
How to Read Sheet Music for Piano: A Visual Tour
As you learn how to read piano sheet music, a whole new world opens up! Instead of just black dots on a page, you'll see beautiful melody and chords right before you. Here, piano teacher Nadia B. takes you on a helpful visual tour...
One of the most interesting things about learning piano is that its truly like learning a new language just as you learn how to decode words on a page to read them aloud, you are learning to unlock the symbols on the page to play music. Its a w
5 Critical Questions To Ask Before Buying A Used Piano
In the market for a piano, and thinking about finding a used option instead of a brand-new instrument? Learn how to protect yourself and your investment in this guest post...
Are you planning on buying a used piano and wondering how to choose the right one without getting duped? Buying a used piano can be a precarious affair, since a used piano may not come with the warranty like a brand new one. However, you can make your task easier by asking the seller the following five crit
In-Person, Online, or DIY: What's the Best Way to Learn Piano?
The piano is an amazing instrument - versatile, melodious, and able to reflect the composer's and pianist's emotions through dynamic nuances. Whether you're curious about the best way to learn piano for yourself, or to get your child or other family member playing, there's a wonderland of possibilities open.
Of course, if you hope to one day play Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Mozart, Liszt, Lennon & McCartney, or anything in between, it all has to begin from square one, and that first step is a
11 Ways to Practice Guitar While You Watch Shark Week
You know the best way to practice guitar is with deep concentration, carefully chosen music, and commitment to reaching your guitar goals. But this Shark Week, I have a confession to make.
Sometimes I love to make a deep dent in the couch, play guitar, and watch TV for hours.
This practice doesn't suit every guitarist, and it drives my family crazy, but I find playing guitar with the TV on incredibly relaxing and I think it's actually helped me become a better player in three distinct ways