Violin or Cello: Which Instrument Is Right For You?
Choosing whether to play the violin or cello can be difficult, but this article will help you consider the advantages and disadvantages of each.
The violin and cello are two of the most well-known and commonly studied instruments in the string family. Each one is central to the makeup of the orchestra we know today. Becoming familiar with the pros and cons of these two instruments will help you decide whether the violin or cello is a better fit for you.
Violin or Cello - How to Decide
Beginner Basics: Steps for Buying a Violin
Your first violin purchase might seem rather daunting. If you haven't purchased a string instrument before, you may not be familiar with the different makers or size ranges. A good violin is an investment, which means that a bit of research may be required beforehand.
Buying a violin will be a purchase that will bring you joy for many years to come. Knowing what makes for a good-quality student instrument before you walk into a musical instrument store will keep you from being swayed by fancy-l
What Does "Pitchy" Mean? (Plus 4 Steps to Improve)
What does "pitchy" mean, and what should you be doing if you receive that critique? Here, Gambrills, MD voice teacher Shannon F. shares her tips...
You're a little pitchy. Ok, Paula Abdul. We get it. Singing in tune is important. For some, good intonation comes naturally. For others, it's a struggle. But just because you're a little sharp or flat now doesn't mean you're doomed to singing out of tune forever! In fact, I've had many students' intonation improve in just one week
5 Lessons Adults Can Learn About Playing Music
Learning how to play an instrument as an adult can be daunting, from finding the right teacher to finding time to practice, and even maintaining your confidence. But fear not -- just bring out your inner kid! Find out how in this guest post by John Gotsis from Vibe Music Academy...
Ive always had a hard time being taught by teachers who are younger than I am. Call it pride, call it skepticism, whatever. Its just tough for me.
Im guessing most people can relate to the feeli
5 Things We Love About The New Children's Museum
Looking for a exciting family activity this weekend? The New Childrens Museum (NCM) in San Diego is a great spot to take your children for a daytime outing that is both fun and educational. Located at 200 West Avenue in the Gaslamp district of downtown San Diego, this museum is open every day except for Tuesdays (and major holidays). What's so cool about it? Here's what you need to know...
1) The New Childrens Museum San Diego is affordable, especially if you become a member. General ad