In the US in 2016, The National Endowment for the Arts gave slightly over $82 million in grants to fund various music projects. If you want to come up with the ideal grant proposal for your music project, the following tips will be of great assistance…
A band backdrop is a key component in your band’s marketing efforts. In fact, stage backdrops are the number one priority for a new band. A quality band backdrop or stage scrim that is well designed can make a huge impact on stage and can brand your music group effectively.
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.
Musicians must focus on making an impression with their music, especially their first track. Read some tips for making a great impression! The first song must convey what the artist stands for musically, and perhaps even socially. It needs to reflect who they are and should be the type of track that will resonate with the audience. The song should set the audience’s expectations about the artist and their work.
“Our voice has body” is a coming together of music and yoga which has been developed through my own experiences, maximizing the potential of the art of singing mixing with the morphogenetic field and vocalization. Through this method I was able to integrate singing with yoga and, at the same time, with rhythm.
So, you love music. You’ve been honing your musical skills for a while. Your hard work shines whenever you perform in your own room or in front of a small, supportive group of people.
Now you want to push yourself a bit further and bring your music to a wider audience. Chances are, the audition room is your next step.