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Singing Lessons for Kids: What to Expect and How to Prepare

The time has finally come—your child has begun to express an interest in music, and the discussion emerges about what […]

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How To Practice Piano with Correct Technique

The piano is one of the world’s most welcoming instruments for beginners. Unlike other instruments, the piano is built in […]

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Introduction to Hand Drums: Goblet-Shaped Drums

In our previous installment, we looked at my personal favorite group of hand drums, the frame drums. Now we will […]

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Writing Guitar Riffs

A catchy guitar riff has the power to stay in a listener’s head for decades. Riffs from songs like “Daytripper” […]

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Easy Ukulele Songs You Can Learn Today

The ukulele is the friendliest instrument to beginner music students out there by a long-shot. Everything from the uke’s small […]

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Blank Space Chords for Beginner Guitar (Taylor Swift)

Blank Space is a song by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her fifth studio album, 1989 (2014). It was written […]

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Understanding Time Signatures in Music

If you don’t read music, you might not be privy to the world of time signatures. Time signatures are simple […]

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Key Signatures: What They Are and How They Work

The music theory term “key signatures” is something that has the power to bore musicians and non-musical people alike. It […]

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Types of Effects Pedals for Guitar

When we think of instruments, we usually conjure up images of guitars, pianos, and drum kits, but the innovative music […]

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Choosing a Saxophone Mouthpiece

A saxophone player’s sound is a saxophone player’s identity. It’s what defines them. Hear one or two notes and you […]

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