Singing Basics: Do I Need to Take Voice Lessons to Improve?
Singing is a hobby that people of all ages and ability levels can enjoy. And if you really want to improve, working one-on-one with a qualified teacher can take you the next level even faster than teaching yourself how to sing. What's the difference? What can a teacher give you that you can't learn yourself? Here are seven important skills that you will gain when taking voice lessons:
Establishing Good Habits From the Start
Everyone knows the saying "practice makes perfect," but it's not exa
What Are the Steps to Learning the Piano?
Learning to play an instrument can bring so much joy into your life. And the great thing about music is youre never too old to start! If youve always wanted to learn how to play the piano, but arent sure where to begin, read on. Well explore the first steps to learning piano, from whether you should rent or buy your first instrument to how to find a great teacher!
Setting Clear Goals
The very first step is to determine and set some goals. Understanding and setting realistic goals is the
Guitar Playing Tips | Eliminating Bad Habits & Reducing Injury
As far as guitar playing tips go, understanding proper form should be at the top of the list! Here, North Wales, PA guitar teacher Nathan D. shares the basics...
As a multi-instrumental musician, I am constantly checking my form to prevent strain or injury. Hours of improperly played guitar, piano, violin, and even clarinet can make one's fingers and elbows throb, and the impact of playing drums too hard with poor form can cause major injury to wrists all the way to your shoulde
What Other Musicianship Skills Do Singers Need?
Are you a singer who wants to be a more well-rounded musician? Here, Hayward, CA teacher Molly R. shares what you should be working on beyond the necessary vocal techniques...
When you sign up for voice lessons, you have certain expectations about the things youll learn: how to breathe, get better high and low notes, etc. Youll also likely learn more about selecting repertoire, and how to be an effective performer!
is this enough? Singers often get a bad rap for not
How to Structure Your Child's Guitar Practice
Playing an instrument offers a lifetime of fun and learning! Children benefit greatly from musical education in both cognition and reasoning. These benefits carry over to school and achieving greater success in all areas, especially math. However, sometimes with children, getting them to do what is best for them is difficult. Here we'll offer some advice on the best approach to practicing guitar with your child to reduce potential stress and keep your child motivated.
Start With the Basics