3 Handy Open Mic Tips for Guitarists' Eyes Only
Guitarists, are you ready to hit the stage at a local open mic? Polish your performance with these tips from guitar teacher Samuel B....
Performing (like songwriting) is a craft at which any dedicated musician can excel. It requires no prerequisites only the desire to share your talent and creations.
My high school music teacher once said Thomas Edison misappropriated the original purpose of music by inventing machinery to record it that nothing can replace your experience of seeing it
Learning How to Sing: Getting Rid of the Culture of Fear
Do you love singing, but worry about what others might think of your voice? Has something been holding you back from performing, playing an instrument, or taking lessons? Read on as teacher Dan G. examines the culture of fear today - and how to overcome it:
As a musician, student, and teacher of many years, I have become aware of a certain enigma surrounding music in our culture, specifically in relation to the experience commonly known as fear. Music was originally a sacred art form. In nati
10 Free Guitar Videos to Help You Get Started
Whether you're looking for an extra challenge between guitar lessons, or you need a refresher on some basic guitar concepts, YouTube is a treasure trove of instructional videos. But how do you find the best ones when there are so many free guitar videos out there? Follow these recommendations from guitar teacher Milton J....
Congratulations on your decision to take guitar lessons! This incredible instrument has given me joy beyond belief ever since I picked it up when I was 13 years old. As y
How to Read Sheet Music for Piano: A Visual Tour
As you learn how to read piano sheet music, a whole new world opens up! Instead of just black dots on a page, you'll see beautiful melody and chords right before you. Here, piano teacher Nadia B. takes you on a helpful visual tour...
One of the most interesting things about learning piano is that its truly like learning a new language just as you learn how to decode words on a page to read them aloud, you are learning to unlock the symbols on the page to play music. Its a w
12 Guilt-Free Guitar Cheat Chords for Beginners
If you're learning guitar and trying to wrap your head around all the different easy guitar chords, you may feel slightly overwhelmed. Don't worry, you're not alone. To make your life easier, Grosse Pointe, MI guitar teacher Jerry W. put together this list of cheat chords. These cheat chords are easier to play, and in most cases, sound more interesting than the original chords...
In reality, you're not actually cheating when you play these easy guitar chords. Cheat chords are simply alter