Easy Ways to Build Up Your Breath Support | Tips for Singers
Mastering breath support -- and continuing to improve it as you progress as a singer -- is crucial to your success. Here, Toledo, OH teacher Elizabeth B. shares a helpful exercise to try...
As a young singer I had no idea how important breath support was to singing. I would stab blindly at a phrase and hope that I had taken in enough air. Most of the time, I was unsuccessful. It wasnt until I finished my master's degree that I had any kind of understanding of how to sustain my air.
10 Best Things About Being a Piano Player
What do you love about playing the piano? Here, New Paltz, NY teacher Cheryl E. shares her top 10 list... do you agree?
I have to stop myself sometimes, and call my parents to thank them for the piano lessons they made me endure when I was a kid. I hated them for a while, loved them for a while, and then, lo and behold, I turned into a composer, performer, and songwriter. Who knew? Looking back, I can see so much value in learning the piano. Here are the 10 best things about pla
7 Hawaiian Ukulele Songs for Beginners
Learn some authentic Hawaiian ukulele songs with this guide from ukulele teacher Christopher S....
When you think of the ukulele, what do you think of? My first thought is Hawaii. When you think of Hawaiian music, what do you think of? Naturally your answer might be Hula dancing or Elvis Presley and all the Hawaiian songs he recorded. The point is, if you want to play the ukulele it is a good idea to know what is and how to play some authentic Hawaiian ukulele songs.
I myself knew very l
5 Fun Games for Learning Piano Chords
Learning to play the piano is a really rewarding process, for aspiring musicians of all ages! But remember: as with all new skills, it takes a lot of practice and commitment to make progress. Simply playing away at the keys one by one can get you past the first few lessons, but if you really want to start understanding the piano, learning piano chords is important - especially as you start working on more complicated piano songs. You can learn how to play chords with the help of a good piano tea
10 Wacky Facts About the World's Most Famous Piano Players [Infographic]
If youre learning how to play piano, chances are youve come across the works of famous piano players, such as Rachmaninov, Beethoven, and Chopin.
But do you know anything about these famous pianists?
Sure these famous piano players wrote and performed some of the most well-known classical music pieces, but their personal lives are equally just as colorful.
For example, did you know that Rachmaninov had enormous hands? Or that Beethoven went deaf at the age of 25?
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