Celebrating its ninth year, the annual She Rocks Awards honors women who display unique talent and leadership within the music industry. The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) announces that nominations are now open for its 9th annual She Rocks Awards ceremony honoring women in the music industry, which will take place on January […]
Justin Curtis White, III, known professionally as JWhite, is a drummer with verve. His first YouTube video has over 5.5 million views, but it’s not the views that matter as much as why people are watching—because JWhite is bringing something new with his beats.
To encourage music makers to stay creative during these unprecedented times, Steinberg has designed the #StayHome Elements Collection so music makers can create in the comfort of their own home. From now until May 15, the collection is completely free to use for 60 days. Download link: https://bit.ly/2yhusk2 The #StayHome Elements Collection is a special package […]
The Digital World is Both the Opportunity and the Existential Threat Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X may be weathering the pandemic storm (although the big money comes from touring), but in the larger community of independent artists and teachers a shudder is palpable. What do you do when your income disappears overnight? What happens […]
Are you ready to make money online playing the piano? Here are 10 virtual income opportunities for pianists to point you in the right direction!
Latin Percussion’s (LP) We Are Rhythm Podcast, is a new way to listen to and learn more about the world of percussion with some of the most distinguished and respected musicians in the business interviewed across 30 episodes. The We Are Rhythm Podcast is free at www.lpmusic.com/listen. Created to inform and inspire, the podcast library is available […]
For most of us, a plastic recorder was the first musical instrument we encountered back in elementary school, and for that reason it’s something we tend to think of as a childhood toy. However, the recorder is actually a serious instrument, with a rich history that goes back to ancient times.
The Cunningham Piano Online Ensemble—111 musicians and singers from 18 states and 9 different countries, including China, who have united online to demonstrate the power of music in the face of adversity.
The Recording Academy and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and subsequent cancellation of multiple music events. From hotel and bar gigs to major music festivals, COVID-19 is deeply impacting live music events, and the creative community […]
A Making Music exclusive An unknown, never-performed, and never-recorded work for string quartet composed by Leonard Bernstein — perhaps the most talented and successful classical musician in American history — later this year will have its world premiere at Tanglewood, the music venue that had a 50-year association/connection to the famed conductor, composer, musician, and […]