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Loosen Up to Understand Rhythm

If you just started studying music again, and your only prior experience was in very formal education, you probably learned […]

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Making Sense of Musical Genres

Anyone studying music will run into the term “genre” and, usually not long after doing so, will probably feel a […]

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Infographic: History of the Blues

While the blues haven’t been around as long as some other forms of music, the history of the blues is […]

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Reading Music and Reading Words Are Very Similar

Learning how to read music – specifically, sight reading music – is one of the most difficult things that a […]

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When Should You Upgrade Your Instrument?

If your music studies concentrate on playing a specific instrument, the cost of that instrument is going to be one […]

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Why Music Theory Still Matters for Musicians

Music theory is oftentimes the bane of beginning musician’s existence. It’s complex, some of the vocabulary is, frankly, antiquated and […]

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Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution to Learn an Instrument

It’s that time of year again and with 2016 just around the corner lots of people are making resolutions to […]

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Renting vs. Buying: Weighing the Pros and Cons

So you (or your child) finally took the plunge and signed up for music lessons! Regardless of which instrument you […]

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Can You Learn Perfect Pitch?

Perfect pitch refers to an ability that some people have that allows them to identify musical notes almost flawlessly with […]

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What to Look For When Selecting a Violin

With all of the choices available on the market selecting a violin can be stressful, and might even seem downright […]

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