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
11 Ways Artists, Actors, & Students Can Earn Extra Money
Working toward a career in the arts? You're likely taking private classes or refining your skills in school - and with that comes tuition bills and loans, on top of cost of living. How can you survive and still get the training you need? Read on to learn 11 ways to earn extra money with these ideas from New York City teacher Jasmine B...
Recently, I found a definition of a "survival job" as a low-wage, low-skill job that does not utilize ones professional skills, but is necessa
The Ultimate Guide to Major Japanese Dialects
If you live in the United States, youve probably noticed that someone from New Jersey doesnt speak the same way as someone from California. This is because of dialects, or forms of language developed and used in specific regions.
These dialects differ not only in accent but in vocabulary, grammatical structure, and slang (from yall in the South to hella in Northern California).
The same is true in Japan. A majority of Japanese students are familiar with the type of Japanese spo
5 World-Famous Hispanic Musicians With Inspiring Stories
Many of the worlds most well known and talented musicians come from a Hispanic background. The music of these singers, guitarists, and pianists has won globally recognized awards and transcended cultural borders.
Several Hispanic musicians, such as Santana and Gloria Estefan, have overcome the odds to chase their dreams and here, well share their inspirational stories. Keep reading to learn about five artists that are sure to leave you motivated, encouraged, and moved.
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7 Common Reasons You're Not Improving at the Piano
Feeling stuck? Read on as Memphis, TN teacher Kevin F. shares how to diagnose your struggles and find the right fix...
You've had it. You've been playing the piano and working on a particular piece for six months and have gotten nowhere. Theres a good chance youre suffering from one of the following reasons for not improving, so lets take a look at common problems and their common fixes.
1. Youre not practicing enough. There is a great propensity among musicians, beginne