5 Singing Auditions Gone Wrong - And How to Bounce Back
We've all had one at some point or another - a bad audition. You prepare like crazy for that singing competition that you swear up and down you're going to nail. However, despite 30 minutes of scales first thing in the morning and an entire day in line spent practicing, you walk into the audition with your head held oh-so-high only to walk out feeling like your head was handed back to you on a lovely silver platter.
Below are a few singers who didn't quite measure up to the singing competitio
8 Singing Tips for Reaching Your Lower Register
Struggling to reach your lower register when you practice your vocal exercises or sing your favorite songs? Check out these helpful singing tips from Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L...
You know, it seems that we singers talk all the time about how tough our higher register is (and it can be). But as a voice teacher and a singer myself, I have to admit that the lower register gives many of us just as much reason for frustration. Often, in performance or in recordings, eve
Expert Tips: How to Play the Violin with Accompaniment
Playing the violin with accompaniment can be difficult, as it requires various different skills. Below, violin teacher Julie P. shares some expert tips on how to play the violin with accompaniment...
If you want to play the violin with an accompaniment, you might find that there are a few new skills you need to develop.
When you play the violin by yourself theres no one you need to coordinate with for tempo, dynamics, and rhythm. But as soon as you add someone else to the mix, things
How to Improvise on Piano and Keyboard | Exercises for Beginners
Forgo the sheet music and try your hand at improvising! Get started with this exercise from Tucker, GA teacher Linda L...
Improvising, in music, is making up your own music on the spot. It is truly playing with music, in the more common sense of the word play. Its fun, creative, and, well, playful.
When it comes to piano improvisation, I tend to think of jazz, blues, and rock. But one can definitely improvise in any musical style.
There is a lot you can learn when it
Teach Yourself to Sing on Key With These 4 Tools
If you're looking to teach yourself to sing on key, it's important to remember that it has as much - if not more - to do with training your ear as it does with training your voice. And since we can't hear ourselves sing accurately, we need recording equipment or another trusted pair of ears to check our results. With the advent of smartphones and tablets, tools that will help you teach yourself to sing on key are now readily available alongside more traditional methods. Here are five methods yo