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How Music Theory Can Improve Your Songwriting

For some musicians, music theory is one of those phrases that inspires anxiety, dread, and even panic, and it’s no […]

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Suzuki Practice: A Daily Event

In Suzuki, students often begin lessons at a young age – say 3 or 5. So the immediate caregiver (usually one […]

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Open-String Guitar Chords: Introducing the CAGED Chords

Open-String Guitar Chords That Every Player Must Know Introducing the CAGED Chords The nature of learning guitar is slower than […]

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Types of Flutes: The Modern Flute Family

The concert flute, or C flute, is what we think of when someone mentions the flute, and it is certainly […]

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Jazz Exercises for Saxophone: Intermediate Studies in 12 Keys

Another Real Life Example of Playing in 12 Keys   In my last blog, I referenced a couple of instances […]

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A Case for Early Childhood Music Education

When I was young, there weren’t a lot of organized activities or private lessons available for children in the three […]

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Belt Mix Untangled: A 5-Step Guide

Have you ever tried to learn a new song and found yourself straining to reach certain pitches, resorting to “shout-singing” […]

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Cremona Violins: Innovative and Artistic Instruments

What is a Cremona violin? Well, you’ve probably heard of a Stradivarius. Maybe one of your favorite professional string players […]

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Recording a Demo at Home

The greatest part of being a musician is sharing your music with others. While live performance is the most fulfilling […]

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Learn the 3-Octave G Major Scale On Guitar

If you’re new to the guitar, the idea of learning how to play scales might seem like a waste of […]

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