Songwriting Tips: How to Write Lyrics To Your First Song
Are you learning to play guitar because you want to be able to write your own songs? Guitar teacher Samuel B. shares some tips to help you write lyrics to your first song...
Just as writing a song on guitar can seem like work for only a select few, so can writing the words to one. Once again, this assumption and the truth are completely unrelated. You don't need to be Bob Dylan or Bernie Taupin to do it you only need to have something to say.
I first began writing lyrics as teenager. My
What is a Piano Fake Book?
You walk into your sheet music store and start browsing. You look at the method books, technique books, repertoire
and then your eyes see something else. You pick it up and see it is called a "fake book." An odd name for a real book. You open it up and see that it contains music. So what exactly is it?
A piano fake book allows you to read and play music on your piano. But unlike your typical books, which contain the score as written by the composer or arranger, a fake book is more of a r
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Guitar Terms [Infographic]
When you start learning guitar, you're introduced to a slew of new guitar terms and expressions. Remember, being a good guitarist isn't just about learning chords and strumming techniques; if you want to be successful, you have to learn to talk the talk and walk the walk. Guitar instructor Matt K. is here to help. Here is a complete list of guitar terms you should know...
Keep this guitar terms infographic where you can see it: put it on your fridge or hang it in your bedroom or practice spac
How Violin Star Taylor Davis Turned Her Dreams Into Reality
If you're learning violin, you probably know a thing or two about Taylor Davis. Tayor is a talented violinist, arranger, composer, and a YouTube sensation. Her love for video game and film music helped her launch her YouTube channel ViolinTay, which has over 150 videos and one million subscribers!
In addition to her viral YouTube videos, Taylor has released five full-length game, anime, and film-themed albums. Her self-titled original album debuted at #10 on the Billboard Classical Charts
14 Fantastic Websites and Resources to Help You Learn Violin Online
When you're learning violin, it's always a good idea to have some helfpul websites bookmarked to help you practice and learn between your lessons. Here, music instructor Julie P. shares 14 websites that will help you learn violin online...
If you want to learn violin online, there are TONS of resources available. You can find almost anything you want to know about the violin online, including information about equipment, playing technique, music theory, and inspirational videos. We picked