Learn Bass Guitar: How to Play a Walking Bass Line in 3 Steps
Looking for a way to make your bass lines move? Bass guitar teacher Miller W. shares his three step plan to creating walking bass lines...
The walking bass line is one of the most fundamental parts of American music. It is found most commonly in blues and jazz, but as you learn bass guitar, you will hear its influence in almost any style of music. A walking bass line provides a strong rhythmic and harmonic foundation by smoothly moving from each chord to the next using four quarter notes per
How to Get Your Child Excited About Singing Classical Music
Is your child excited about taking voice lessons -- but ONLY wants to sing Taylor Swift or Bruno Mars? Read on as Pittsburgh, PA teacher Jennifer V. shares two secrets to introducing him or her to classical music without a fight...
Sometimes really cool things can get a reputation for being weird, boring, or even scary. Take classical music, for example. As parents, you might be thinking of enrolling your kids in classical voice lessons or constantly playing Beethoven at home becaus
11 Annoying Things People Say to Female Guitarists
Female guitarists rock just as hard, if not harder than some men, yet the things people say to us sound like they're straight from the 1950s!
Ladies, women, and girls, here are 11 of the most annoying things I've heard in my years of playing guitar. Maybe a few will sound familiar to you too?
1. Is that for your boyfriend?
Why do some people find it so unbelievable that you're carrying your own gear or shopping at Guitar Center for yourself?
2. You're pretty good for a girl.
Pinspiration: 13 Fantastic Pinterest Boards to Help You Learn Violin
Believe it or not, Pinterest is one of the best online resources for all things violin! From pictures, charts, and tutorials, to infographics, how-to guides, and video lessons, it's an amazing place to find instruction and inspiration. Here, music instructor Julie P. brings you 13 awesome Pinterest boards to help you learn violin...
Learning violin can be challenging and sometimes, you can use a little inspiration to keep you going. It may seem like youre making slow progress, but if you
Quiz: What Should You Write Your Next Song About?
Writing songs is hard enough work without having to deal with songwriters' block! To help you find inspiration for your next song, we created this easy personality quiz.
Take the quiz and find out what your next hit single will be about...
For more songwriting tips and songwriting prompts, check out our infographic guide 25 Ways to Break Free from Songwriters' Block! Share your songwriting ideas, struggles, triumphs, and questions in the comments below.