Explore the Fretboard With These 5 Essential Pentatonic Scale Shapes
Knowing your pentatonic scales on the guitar will open up a new world of possibility when it comes to improvisation and soloing. Guitar teacher Milton J. explains why...
The guitar is a wonderfully rewarding instrument to play. Its versatility lends itself to a variety of melodies and chords that make the instrument welcome in many musical genres. As we find all of the wonderful ways the guitar will bring musical joy to your life, an essential part of learning the guitar is understanding the pe
Are Piano Lessons on DVD Worth It?
Thinking about purchasing a piano lessons DVD program? Here, Brick, NJ teacher Elizabeth C. shares her thoughts on this method of learning, and if it's really the best way to go...
You have probably seen the infomercials marketing piano lessons on DVD that guarantee you will be playing the piano in six weeks or your money back. These programs may be beneficial in teaching piano basics, but fall short in providing methodology that fosters long-term piano success or song versatility.
When's the Right Age to Start Voice Lessons?
Does your son or daughter love to sing? If you're wondering when to start voice lessons, you're not alone. Singing in the car or in front of the mirror is fun, but a professional teacher can take your child far! Here, online voice teacher Atalia M. shares her advice...
As a voice teacher, one of the most frequently asked questions I get is When is the right age for my child to start singing lessons?
The answer is that there is no correct age for a child to start singing lessons, but
10 Talented Guitar-Playing Kids Who Will Blow You Away
These guitar-playing kids are sure to inspire you, motivate you to practice guitar, and make you smile!
1. Zoe, Age 7
At just seven years old, this "sweet child" is well on her way to being the next Slash!
2. Jeremy, Age 8
"Stairway to Heaven" has one of the most famous guitar solos of all time, and this young guitarist handles it like a pro.
3. Michael, Age 12
One of the best things about Michael's playing is how much fun he's having!
4. Tina, Age 14
Long story short: Ti
5 Things We Learned About Kurt Cobain from Montage of Heck
This month, HBO released a new documentary about Kurt Cobain's life called Montage of Heck. Unlike past documentaries on the legendary guitarist and singer, this one highlights his humanity and shares perhaps the most intimate look at his life that his fans have ever had. Director Brett Morgan worked with Cobain's family, including his daughter Frances Bean Cobain, who provided home movies, photographs, and journals.
At times funny and at other times deeply sad, Montage of Heck manages to gi