Singing for Kids: What You Need to Know About Voice Breaks
Do both boys and girls experience voice breaks and cracks as they learn to sing? Find out in this guest post by Ocala, CA teacher Angie Q....
One common question I get asked by my students is: Do both girls and boy students go through a vocal change?
The answer is yes. I have been teaching voice lessons to both boys and girls (of all ages) for more than 15 years. Here's how it breaks down:
Boy voices start to change during the first stages of puberty and can progres
2 Effective Techniques for Smoothing Out Your Legato
What are the best exercises for practicing legato music on the piano? Here, Helendale, CA teacher Sylvia S. offers her tips and tricks for mastering the technique...
a beautiful and mysterious word that brings images of a pair of swans gracefully gliding on the placid waters of a still lake. In the phrasing of the Italian renaissance, the time and place where the language of music was born, legato meant tied, bound, or connected. In terms of legato music, it means this and more. The a
The Ultimate Guide to Notes on a Guitar
Whether you want to learn to improvise jaw-dropping solos, play brilliant classical etudes, or anything in between, learning where to find notes on a guitar is an important step in your musical journey.
How Guitar Strings Work
Understanding the basic mechanics and parts of a guitar is important in understanding how to play each note on a guitar.
In the simplest of definitions, a guitar works by disrupting air around the strings, creating a vibration. That vibration is then amplified
In the Pits: How to Succeed as an Orchestral Pianist
Being a piano player may seem like a very solitary way to go about learning an instrument. As a piano student, you may yearn to make music with others, and if you're naturally drawn toward group music making, it may be that you already study an orchestral instrument, or sing with a choir. You may also have extended your piano training to accompany some of your friends for concerts or exams, or explored the wide variety of chamber music repertoire available involving the piano. However, had you c
5 Best Keyboards for Piano Players
Sifting through digital piano reviews can be a time-consuming task, but it's important to find the right fit when you're purchasing your first piano or keyboard! Here, Powell, OH teacher Sara Marie B. shares her top 5 options to consider...
Whether youre a pianist without the space for an acoustic piano, you want something portable, or you just prefer the bells and whistles of a keyboard, it can be difficult for pianists to find keyboards that really fit all of our requirement