Lesson Tips

02/08/2017 - 11:19am EST by
Aliana de la Guardia
Warm ups aren't just singing "la la la" until you feel ready to sing. Warm ups should be unique to your needs and set you up for the kind of singing you're going to do. Start in your low range and... Read More
02/06/2017 - 3:20am EST by
Andy Wasserman
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
11/15/2016 - 8:44am EST by
Sharon Stohrer
PRACTICING © 2016 by Sharon L. Stohrer Daily Regimen: • Sing when you are fresh and awake—preferably late morning or early afternoon. If practicing follows a full working/study day, see if you... Read More
11/15/2016 - 8:40am EST by
Sharon Stohrer
PRACTICING© 2016 by Sharon L. Stohrer Daily Regimen:Sing when you are fresh and awake—preferably late morning or early afternoon.  If practicing follows a full working/study day, see if you... Read More
03/07/2016 - 12:46pm EST by
John O'Keefe
When taking Piano Lessons, students can be Challenged to set goals and given the tools to evaluate progress and meet those goals on their own. Studies have shown this benefits both children and... Read More
10/28/2015 - 1:32pm EDT by
Jerry La Rosa
1. FIRST LESSON-BEFORE YOU EVEN PUT YOUR HANDS ON THE KEYBOARD…Look at your hands. The thumbs are number 1. Proceed in order of 1, 2, 3 ,4 and 5. Notice how this order naturally provides motion in... Read More
03/28/2015 - 5:55pm EDT by
Daron Aric Hagen
About fifteen years ago, I ceased teaching composition pupils in a traditional academic setting. Of course, I still give private lessons and master classes, but faculty meetings and curriculum... Read More
01/14/2015 - 11:33am EST 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
07/05/2014 - 3:53pm EDT by
Edwin Itoh
If the guitar had only one string, it would be quite easy to understand the mechanics of the guitar fretboard. It would be laid out just like a piano, where the further to the right you go, the... Read More
01/19/2014 - 9:24pm EST by
Barbette Falk
Warming up will ready you for meatier things to come in your musical making experience! Practice long tones, scales and etudes slowly using lots of air BEFORE playing tunes and songs/pieces.... Read More

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