The Sound of Sports

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There are many ways in which music affects sports, whether it is during training, special events, or cues about something related to the game, there is no doubt that music plays a big part in what makes sports such a great and exciting experience. Rapper Kendrick Lamar commented on the big influence of music in… Read more »

Music Effects on Animals

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By now, most of us are familiar with all the benefits music can bring us, whether it’s mentally or phisically, there is no doubt that there are many ways we can respond to the sound of music, but that’s us humans, what about animals? Animals can react to music in different ways as well, beyond… Read more »

Just Keep Practicing!

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by Alyssa Cowell, The Catoctin School of Music With so many of us spending more time at home, we have more time than ever for practicing music. How is your music practice holding up as we enter another week of quarantine and social distancing? Here are a few practice ideas for those of us who… Read more »

More Than Voice Tips: Extended Vocal Techniques

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Sometimes signing can be taken to greater heights when for example the term “extended techniques” is used. This refers to inhaling as a method of producing melodies as opposed to just exhaling and just singing the notes. In a way, Extended vocal techniques are advanced ways of singing that began around the 20th century, and… Read more »

The Great Legacy of Eddie Van Halen

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When you think about art, you think about something beautiful, something enjoyable, entertaining, life changing, full of emotions and something timeless. Yes there are trends and the times change, but art has a special thing that makes it last almost forever. In music the same applies, and the legacy of thousands of musicians remain even… Read more »