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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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The Songwriting Process: Finding Your Voice

To non-musicians, the act of writing songs sometimes can seem as challenging and foreign as designing an aircraft meant to […]

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What is ‘Concert Pitch’?

Concert pitch is a strange thing. Many professional musicians will spend their entire careers never having to deal with concert […]

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Song Structure Tips for Songwriters

For a lot of people, music is a shapeless force that pops in and out of their day like a […]

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How To Write a Pop Song

Despite what you’ve heard, Pop music isn’t just songs from boy bands and teen idols. Pop music, or popular music, […]

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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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How to Write a Song

What is it about the seemingly simple task of writing a song that stumps even the most confident and skilled […]

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The Morningside Lights Parade: Bringing Communities Together Through Merry Music-Making

By Sarah Hucal A growing number of children and adults gathered on a grassy clearing at the northern end of […]

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