Tips & Ideas

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09/27/2018 - 9:09pm by jazkitten
Audition like a pro. Sometimes we get so nervous we forget to ask the basics - like even where the audition is, or what the part is, if there are sides available or song styles we should keep in mind... Read More
08/15/2017 - 4:14pm by sweetharmony
If you think you can remember everything your private teacher tells you during your lessons, think again! When I was in music school, my private teacher required that I tape my lessons and listen... Read More
04/30/2017 - 1:08pm by Jennhines
Hi! My name is Jennifer Hines and I am moving back to Long Beach where I grew up. I have 3 degrees from the Juilliard school and I placed out of eight years of piano at Juilliard as well. I have... Read More
02/06/2017 - 3:20am by andywasserman
Start by identifying which of these subjects interests you. Look online for software that is compatible with your computer (Mac or PC). Most software tools have a free version that you can try out... Read More
03/01/2016 - 1:46pm by mindfulmusic
Choosing a music teacher can be a difficult task. You want to make sure that the teacher is going to fit all of your needs and goals, and has your best interest in mind. There are many styles to... Read More
10/14/2015 - 9:51am by scott1ms
I remember my first lessons on many of the things I love to do. Piano, drum set, orchestral percussion, even kickboxing. I was so excited to start doing it like the people I heard on the radio or saw... Read More
08/14/2015 - 3:57pm by tauber
Bringing yourself to the drum set or to the djembe drum, dumbek conga or other instrument, means just that. It is you that is playing the drum.I do believe that inspiration from artists you admire,... Read More
01/14/2015 - 11:33am by Johnny Conga
This is my curriculum for my Latin Percussion course: The study of the Conga drum, Cuban methods as taught in Cuba today which include: Also my methods developed over 30 years of teaching... Read More
01/17/2014 - 3:36pm by SeanGDolan
It's very important to know how to maximize your practice time. Don't practice the stuff you know, practice the stuff you don't know! Why waste even a few seconds on something you know you can... Read More
12/19/2013 - 5:57pm by mfdiva
I recently received this from a working actor: "I have started rehearsals for [a production]. I stopped singing about two years ago when I found out I had two small nodules and some damage on my... Read More