cello repertoire

Mastering the Cello Repertoire: Twinkle Variations, Dvorak Concerto, and What Lies Between

Rich, warm, and vibrant—the cello repertoire we know today is compiled from centuries of compositions written by some of the […]

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Saxophone Fingering Chart

Having a saxophone fingering chart is essential. An accurate saxophone fingering chart is an invaluable tool for every beginning saxophone […]

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Piano Chord Chart: Basic Chords and Intervals

If you’re new to the piano, the idea of learning how to play chords might seem like a difficult task. […]

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Teaching Violin: Tips for New Teachers

You have decided to start teaching violin. Great! But what are some important things to consider when planning your new […]

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piano technique

Piano Technique: The Importance of Good Playing Habits

The piano is the world’s most popular instrument for some good reasons. It’s incredibly dynamic, features an astounding range, and […]

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Clarinet Warm Ups: Exercises for All Levels

Before getting into our clarinet warm ups, let’s ponder a few hypothetical scenarios:   1) You’ve been assigned a group […]

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Piano Terminology: Top Terms to Know for Beginning Pianists

Learning an instrument the like piano can be a challenging undertaking filled with exercises, symbols, and terms that might seem […]

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benefits of learning piano

10 Benefits of Learning Piano

Though we might take it for granted now, the invention of the piano dramatically altered the musical landscape back in […]

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Music Lessons for Kids: How Young is Too Young?

Imagine this scenario: you’re the parent of a curious five-year-old child (we’ll name the child “Julie”) who can sing her […]

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Types of Saxophones

Compared to the complete history of musical instruments, the saxophone is a relatively new instrument. It was first conceived around […]

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