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
How to Find the Best DC Bands for Hire
Living in a big city like Washington DC certainly gives you a lot of perks. One of these is that when you are looking for a DC band to play for an event, it's relatively easy to find one!
But before diving into the depths of DC bands, you need to decide what exactly you are looking for. Do you want a new band, one that is indie or underground that most people dont know? Are you looking for a cover band, one that can play all of the songs that the crowd will know and love? Deciding this is cruc
5 Off-Bench Piano Exercises That Will Transform Your Playing
You don't have to be sitting at the piano to sharpen your skills. Below, piano teacher Ryan C. shares five off-bench piano exercises that will help transform your piano playing for the better...
Playing the piano is a very physical activity, and like any physical activity, stretching plays an important role in keeping your muscles flexible and at their prime.
Not only this, but as any practiced pianist knows, the intense mental focus required for a good practice tends to make your body
The Ultimate Guide to Singing Styles and Genres
There are so many different singing styles and genres out there -- how do you keep track of them? What are the best vocal exercises for singers of each genre? Music teacher Heather L. answers these questions and more in this ultimate guide...
We, as human beings, have been singing since we discovered that we had voices. Of course, a lot about singing has changed since that time. Different cultures around the world through the centuries came up with their own scales and modes, an
3 Ways Learning Japanese Can Boost Your Career
Whether you're taking Japanese lessons for fun or for academic reasons, there are a number of benefits to learning Japanese. Here, Washington, D.C. Japanese teacher Taro T. explains how learning Japanese can boost your professional career...
When you first start learning Japanese, you may be unaware of all of the benefits that can result from your new language skills. Once youve achieved a certain level of proficiency, you can put your Japanese skills to practical use, especially in the