Common Issues Musical Talents Face

What are some common issues musical talents face? Negative Comments For starters, a singer or band member wants to be loved, but not everybody will love them. Indeed, many people share their music online, at gigs, etc., only to find out some people are saying negative things about them. This happens all the time. If… Read more »

Life Lessons Learned Through Music

Did you ever notice how musicians get to say they “play?” While others “work,” musicians get to “play.” Isn’t that cool? When adults were kids, chances are they spent much of their days playing around the house, with various toys like dolls and diecast cars. Then, as they got older, for some odd reason, work… Read more »

What to Expect From Singing Lessons

In life, it’s always good to have goals. Perhaps you’ve heard of this: G.O.A.L.S = Getting Over Anything Limiting Success. With singing, many people have a goal, whether it’s spoken or unspoken. Usually, it’s something like, “I want to be able to sing my favorite song in public in a way where people applaud and… Read more »

Reasons to Consider Signing Up Your Child For Piano Lessons

Do you know what’s great about a child taking piano lessons? Years from now, when they’re old and grey, they will be entertaining fellow senior home residents, playing the piano there! Go to any old folks’ home in America and you’re bound to find a piano, and someone in that home plays it, entertaining the… Read more »

Tips for Dealing With Stage Fright

Have you ever felt stage fright, where you were supposed to perform and anxiety took over? You started sweating. You tensed up. You did not want to see the audience. All you wanted to do was run away! Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Rod Stewart, Carly Simon and Donny Osmond have all famously experienced stage fright,… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Recording Session

Recording sessions require some preparation on your part if they’re to be successful. After all, you’re paying for help with your music, and the more you know exactly what you want, the better off you’ll be during your recording session. Keep in mind that the last thing you want to do is waste time in… Read more »

Tips for Writing a Song

A songwriter once said, “People like cheese.” He was referring to cheesy lyrics, the kind where anyone can sing-a-long and though the words don’t always make sense together, seem silly, or they’re not even words, people still love these cheesy songs like “Who Let The Dogs Out” or “MMMBop.” If you want to be a… Read more »

Tips for Preparing for a Singing Audition

A singing audition can be nerve-racking! It’s just you and your voice in front of someone else who is going to judge you. Will you be “good enough?” Will you be “what they’re looking for?” It’s no wonder that some people’s nerves get the best of them and they can’t handle singing auditions– they’re intense!… Read more »

Tips For Selecting a Professional Voice Coach

There are some people who were just born to sing. However, even if you are naturally gifted when it comes to singing, there is always room for improvement, and one of the ways you can improve your singing is by working with a voice coach. A voice coach can analyze your singing and speak with… Read more »

Reasons to Get Children Involved in Music

Why should you get children involved in music at a young age? Like learning languages, childhood is prime time for the brain to “learn new things,” and music is something that covers a lot of bases. Did you know, for instance, that learning music actually helps kids learn other subjects better? Music involves math, science… Read more »