For a majority of younger students, however, music theory is less familiar, though it is still important. Why is it so important, and how can you help your students remember what they have learned?
That’s why we need to manage our time well and schedule in those activities that are important to us. Luckily, Ariel Hyatt and her team at Cyber PR have created a list of “5 Time Management Tactics Every Musician Must Know.”
Research shows that around half of all professional musicians worldwide, at some point in their careers, endure music-related injuries that permanently sideline them.
We’ve all been there. You get home from a long day at work or a busy day running the kids around and just as you are about to sit down and put your feet up, your instrument is across the room staring you in the face. Should you practice? What are you going to practice? […]
Is it too late to learn piano? Of course not! The piano is a great instrument in that it is perfect for all musicians of all levels at all ages.
It’s not just the words you say that get a message across—it’s the way you say them. Similarly, in music there are many ways to “say” the same notes. Without following articulation markings, your playing could end up sounding like the equivalent of speaking in a monotone. Here’s an easy guide to help you become more “articulate” and bring more life into your playing by using accents, slurs, and staccatos.
Practice is incredibly important for success, but it’s not simply about how much time you practice, it’s about how you practice. After years of struggling with music, I started applying deliberate practice and other cognitive science learning approaches to French horn and became an international symphony pro after just two years of doing so. Before […]
Band managers have a critical task that relates directly to the group’s success. They need to coordinate travel, handle the different egos and goals within the bandmates, and promote the band’s identity and talent. Read these six helpful tips that can spark interest in artists to challenge themselves to manage their own band without completely losing their mind.