Introduction to Reading Piano Notes | 5 Easy Steps
New to the piano? Reading piano notes is your first step to tackling that piece of music - check out these steps from Brooklyn, NY teacher Liz T. to get started...
To be able to play the piano proficiently, you must start right away at learning to read sheet music! Follow these simple steps, and youll be reading piano notes in no time!
1. Well take the treble clef first. This is the staff that shows which notes you are to play with the right hand. If you are learning for the first
How to Select a Vocal Duet (+26 Duet Song Ideas)
If you're new to singing, or if you're just trying to fine-tune your vocal skills, one fun and helpful exercise is to sing duet songs with your vocal instructor or a friend. Pick a style you both like and you'll find that the possibilities for both fun and music making are endless!
Why Are They Helpful to Sing?
When you sing with piano, or with a chorus or band, there's often someone else playing the same line you're singing. While this is great for learning to sing in tune and working on
Singing Tips for Seniors: Taking Voice Lessons Later in Life
Think it's too late for you to learn how to sing? Here, Hayward, CA teacher Molly R. explains why it's actually a fantastic time to start up lessons--as well as some helpful singing tips for making the most of them...
"I'm 70. Is it too late for me to learn how to sing?"
As a voice teacher, I get inquiries from singers of all walks of life. It's actually pretty surprising to me that more people think it's normal for a 3-year-old (!) to take private voice lessons, yet it's com
It's a Tenor's World: How to Survive as a Baritone Singing Pop
Today's pop music certainly makes it seem like a tenor's world out there. But if you're more of a baritone, don't worry. Learn about the baritone singing range, the best baritone pop songs to add to your repertoire, and more in this guest post by Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R...
Every single guy on Top 40 radio is a tenor. Seriously. Singers like Sam Smith, Jason Derulo, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, David Guetta, Adam Lavine, Usher, Justin Bieber, and Nick Jonas are all
The 5 Best Violin Songs of All Time
As a violinist, you're probably aware that there is an abundance of songs that feature the violin. In addition to the classical and baroque styles that brought the instrument to worldwide fame, there are many modern pop and rock songs that highlight the beautiful sounds of the violin. We've selected a handful of the best violin songs that showcase the true versatility of this magnificent string instrument.
1. Bach's Chaconne
It wouldn't be a true compilation of the best violin song