The Pros and Cons of Online Guitar Lessons
So you've heard about online guitar lessons but you're not convinced they're right for you? Guitar teacher Edward B. shares the benefits and drawbacks he has learned from teaching live online lessons...
Live online guitar lessons are filling a much-needed gap in societys need for lessons, especially for students in rural areas who dont have access to music teachers, and busy students who have trouble fitting lessons into their schedules. Ive given guitar lessons quite successfully via Skyp
4 Must-Read Choir Audition Tips: Selecting Your Song & More
Thinking about joining a choir in your community? There may be an audition process to go through first. Here, Hayward, CA voice teacher Molly R. shares her tips for success...
Sometimes choral auditions can seem daunting with all of their requirements: sight reading, tonal memory, range assessments
and oh yeah, you have to prepare a song or two as well! But fear not, as there are ways to get you confident for the big day. Here are some tips on how to prepare.
1) Select the Right C
The Best Piano Competitions for Young Pianists in 2015
Are you considering entering your budding pianist into a piano competition? There are an array of competitions to choose from across the U.S., many offering the opportunity to compete against top performers from around the globe.
All-Ages Piano Competitions Across the U.S.:
Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition - Seattle, WA
Competing in May (preliminary) and October 2015 (finals) at the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, pianists from all over the world are encouraged
Blues Guitar Basics: How to Play a Blues Shuffle
Ready to learn to play blues guitar? This lesson from guitar teacher James W. is the perfect place to start...
What is a shuffle, anyway? A shuffle is a rhythm of 8th notes played in triplets, essentially playing 3/4 time over a 4/4 beat to make the music swing.
Blues, pop, jazz, and rock musicians all use the shuffle. The blues shuffle is a fun pattern that is simple to absorb into your playing across many genres of music. Think of pop, rock, big band, and blues as being a part of the sam
Vocal Tips: How to Set Yourself Apart as a Singer
Want to really make an impact on your audience? Take a look at these helpful vocal tips from Jacksonville, FL teacher Justin W. to get started..
Becoming a professional singer is a dream come true for many. Some may want to end up on Broadway or at the Metropolitan Opera, some may want to appear on radio or television, and some may just want to make ends meet through music. Whatever the case, there are thousands, if not millions of people fighting to break into the music industry. As a re