Music Expo brings together Grammy-winning producers and engineers, music industry taste-makers and leading technology brands. These conferences feature panel discussions with industry professionals, workshops, live demos, and keynote presentations on music technology, business, and creation. The event is hosted by SAE Institute. “Music Expo is becoming the place for the audio and recording community, and […]
Now even beginners can take lessons from Harry Connick, Jr. The Grammy and Emmy Award winning musician has joined the team at Playground Sessions app-based piano instruction. Connick’s lessons will be available to anyone in the world beginning January 14. Playground Sessions, co-created by Quincy Jones, is an encouraging platform that simplifies the process of learning for all levels of students.
On December 10, “Bohemian Rhapsody” became the most-streamed song of the 20th century. The song, initially released as a single by Queen on October 31, 1975, has seen over 1.6 billion streams globally.
The United Nations’ cultural agency, Unesco, has inscripted reggae—a uniquely Jamaican musical tradition—into its collection of important cultural practices around the world.
The piece, one of the few works arranged and performed at Auschwitz to remain in tact, is titled “The Most Beautiful Time of Life” (Die Schönste Zeit des Lebens).
A customer insight report from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) recently found that 38% of consumers are still obtaining music illegally.
Kirill Serebrennikov, a leading stage and film director in Russia, is currently directing a production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte from 1,400 miles away.
Kaitlyn Hova and her husband, cofounders of Hova Labs, have recently created the Hovalin, a 3D printable acoustic violin.
The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra recently delved into the world of 3D printing. They spent 18 months creating a fine-tuned, 3D printed replica of an acoustic violin.
This fellowship program, launched in August, provides four string musicians looking to further or begin a musical performance career with a variety of opportunities.