Mother's Day Music: 5 Guitar Songs to Play for Mom
Mothers Day is a day to show appreciation to the special woman who raised you. But flowers and traditional gifts aren't the only way to show your mom you love her. Here, guitar instructor Matt. K has put together five guitar songs that are perfect to sing for your mom...
When it comes to Mother's Day and certain holidays, sometimes us musicians cant afford the traditional gifts, like a bouquet of flowers, but that doesn't mean we can't give our mothers something special.
5 Exercises for Faster Fingers When Teaching Yourself Piano
So you've started your piano lessons and you're in it for the long haul... but playing the same exercises over and over again is starting to get frustrating. We understand. Listen, no one goes to the gym and does the same routine day in and day out. Why should you have to trudge your way through the same repetitive piano exercises over and over? Teaching yourself piano requires a bit of creativity in this respect.
So crack your knuckles, climb down off the top of the piano before you scratch th
Piano Tips and Techniques: Playing Glissandos
There are many musical terms that you will hear when learning to play any instrument, and the piano is no exception. You probably started off with terms related to tempo, such as largo and allegro, and progressed accordingly. You will learn new terms at every level, so maybe you have already heard the word glissando. Even if you havent heard of the term, you probably have heard a glissando in music. For example, Jerry Lee Lewiss song "Great Balls of Fire" uses glissandos.
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In-Person, Online, or DIY: What's the Best Way to Learn Piano?
The piano is an amazing instrument - versatile, melodious, and able to reflect the composer's and pianist's emotions through dynamic nuances. Whether you're curious about the best way to learn piano for yourself, or to get your child or other family member playing, there's a wonderland of possibilities open.
Of course, if you hope to one day play Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Mozart, Liszt, Lennon & McCartney, or anything in between, it all has to begin from square one, and that first step is a
8 Beautiful Opera Arias for Beginner Singers
Interested in classical and operatic singing? Here, voice teacher Molly R. shares her picks for the most beautiful opera arias to sing for beginners...
It is always exciting when a vocal student is ready to start studying his or her first operatic aria! One of the best things about being a classical singer is knowing you have so many great years ahead of you. After all, youre considered in your prime in your 40s!
That being said, realize that the voice you have now and the r