How to Train Your Voice for Competitions
Whatever your views may be on singing competitions, they are a scary but helpful rung on the ladder to the next level of understanding how to train your voice. And whether you're participating in a local festival, trying your luck on a television show, or participating in a major international competition, the rules for preparation and how you conduct yourself are pretty much the same.
Types of Competition
Local festivals - These can be an excellent first stage for aspiring singers and
4 Guitar Exercises For Faster Fingers
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A crucial step to successfully melt faces with your guitar solos is to play fast! So, how can you achieve this feat? Here are some suggestions.
Alternate picking is one of the most efficient ways to pick fast. This is simply a downstroke followed by an upstroke. Everything suggested here utilizes alte
How to Find the Best Local Violin Teachers
Have you always been envious of people who know how to play the violin and wished you were one of them? Are you looking to start learning and wonder where you could find great local violin teachers to guide you through this musical journey? Each violin teacher is different, and some teacher-student relationships work well, while others may not. The ideal teacher should have the right credentials, experience, and teaching techniques to be able to inspire you, encourage you, and make you love play
5 Tips to Accessorize Your First Piano | Beginning Piano Lessons
Before you can start beginning piano lessons, you'll need to have the right equipment--yes, that means more than just a piano or keyboard! Here, New Paltz, NY teacher Cheryl E. shares five helpful tips to keep in mind...
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In-Person, Online, or DIY: What's the Best Way to Learn Piano?
The piano is an amazing instrument - versatile, melodious, and able to reflect the composer's and pianist's emotions through dynamic nuances. Whether you're curious about the best way to learn piano for yourself, or to get your child or other family member playing, there's a wonderland of possibilities open.
Of course, if you hope to one day play Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Mozart, Liszt, Lennon & McCartney, or anything in between, it all has to begin from square one, and that first step is a