What are the Best Songs to Learn on Piano for Pop & Rock Fans?
Everyone who plays a musical instrument encounters stumbling blocks or hurdles from time to time. From beginners who have spent the last few months perfecting scales and the simple melodies in nursery rhymes all the way to professional musicians who are performing concertos in packed concert halls throughout the country, every piano player experience setbacks at some point.
Boredom from practicing the same style of music over and over is especially common - the trick is to catch that feeling be
5 Easy Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Violin
Are you taking proper care of your violin? Below, violin teacher Ruth V. shares some tips on how to maintain a healthy violin
Learning how to properly care for your violin is important for many different reasons. First, it ensures you get the best sound when playing the violin.
More importantly, it helps protect your investment. Violins are expensive, and the last thing you want to do is carelessly tarnish your instrument by not taking care of it.
Below are five tips that will help
How to Read Piano Music Faster: Intro to the Keys
When you're new to playing piano, you might feel overwhelmed by all the keys! But here's a secret: those 88 keys can be reduced to just seven piano notes, and a few essential patterns. Easy, right? Here, teacher Nadia B. shares a super-easy visual introduction...
Did you know the keyboard of a piano is full of tricks and secrets? Music is full of different patterns, and as you become more familiar with them, you'll learn how to read piano music faster, while playing confidently
Video: How to Not Sing Flat | Singing Tips
Singing on pitch take practice -- and if you're struggling with singing flat or singing sharp, you're not alone! Even some famous singers have trouble hitting the notes perfectly at all times.
Fortunately, there are some great ear training exercises you can do to get better at recognizing when you're off. Then, use the right vocal techniques to correct yourself.
In this video, singing teacher Arlys A. demonstrates how to recognize if you're singing flat, and how to not sing flat once you n
Learn 8 Easy Piano Songs With These YouTube Tutorials
No matter what kind of music you're interested in -- be it rock, pop, jazz, heavy metal, or anything else -- there are certain famous songs and melodies out there that you will instantly recognize. Even if you can't immediately name the composer, those first few notes will catch your ear.
You may have heard it at a wedding, in a plot-twisting movie scene, in a commercial on TV, or you may even hear hints of it hidden within contemporary songs (including Dave Matthews and Weezer songs!). A