Every real musician knows that practice makes perfect, but there are different ways to practice. Here’s the best tip to increase your practice results.
5 Warm-Up Rudiments Every Drummer Should Know
No athlete would think about playing a sport without warming up first. The same applies for musicians, so follow these 5 Warm-Up Rudiments for Drums…
Hope for the Tone Deaf
A study from Northwestern University suggests that singing is more accurately a skill that is practiced and learned, rather than just an innate ability
5 Good Reasons to Sing As You Improvise
It may be a little slow at first, but soon enough you’ll understand why it’s so useful. Here are 5 good reasons to sing as your improvise.
Stuck Trying to Learn a Song? Try the Loop Method
Taking a short segment of a musical piece and playing it repeatedly in rhythm, without stopping, is called the loop method and it is the best way to learn..
The 9 Practice Personalities – See Which One You Are
Making Music is here to break down the most common personalities for people when it comes to practicing. So what are you waiting for, check out the list below of the 9 practice personalities and see which one you fall under.
Tips for Adults Learning Music Later in Life
What little I knew was self taught and learned from others who were self taught while growing up. Here are some tips when learning music that may be helpful
Blastless Brass: Silent Brass System
Yamaha’s Silent Brass Systems for French horn (SB3XC), trombone (SB5XC), flugelhorn (SB6XC) or trumpet (SB7XC) allow horn players to practice while listening to hi-fidelity sound that only they can hear. The systems’ small pick-up mute offers outstanding sound reduction and a natural feel. The included Personal Studio attaches to an external audio player in order to practice with prerecorded material. The brass mutes are ideal for warm-up, evenings, hotels, and other silent practice situations.
Developing Great Practice Habits
To ensure constant progress and high motivation you have to develop practice habits that will keep you interested and challenged. I am going to explain my philosophy and outline ideas to help you design your perfect practice regiment.
Manage Your Practice Time
As a partner at the Dallas School of Music (DSM) and one of the founders of the online music site Discover Learn Play (DLP) I get lots of questions about practicing, especially when new students begin at DSM, or online at DLP. Parents want to know how long their kids should practice each day and adult learners are anxious […]