Music in the Workplace

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For many people music can help them concentrate and keep them focused on a specific task this applies to studying, working out and many other tasks, however sometimes we ask ourselves, does it really helps with work or is it just a distraction to make something tedious and boring a little less heavy? It is… Read more »

Live Music After the Pandemic

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One of the biggest worries that came with covid 19 was that live concerts were affected in a way that most of the live performances had to be cancelled, leaving people uncertain about future shows, festivals and many other music events. However, as the world slowly recovers from the initial blow of the virus, several… Read more »

Responsibility

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Making the decision to take music lessons is not something that should be taken lightly. Learning an instrument is an investment of time and money. Students and parents must be ready to dedicate the time to take the lesson and the time at home to practice the instrument. They must be ready to make the… Read more »

Music Job Opportunities

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If you chose to study music or just live your life with music as your main goal, chances are you made the choice because you love music, however the question about whether or not it can give you a good job and a stable income, will come from many people around you, yourself included. As… Read more »

Percussion Instruments

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If there is a part of music that remains to be extremely important in music whether it is classical, rock, or electronic music, it’s percussion. There are many forms it can take, ranging from cymbals, kettledrums, to tamborines. Percussion is the heartbeat of music. In addition to providing rhythm to music and keeping time, many… Read more »

Improvising in Classical Music

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Many times the topic of improvisation comes to mind in music, but it’s usually tied to genres like Jazz and Rock, however, improvisation happened long before these two were even a genre. Musicians like Beethoven and Mozart would sometimes improvise and impress the audience with an unexpected yet natural turn in the performance. John Mortensen’s… Read more »

Judging For Their Music/Deeds

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The world of today has a big problem, which consists in blurring the line between a person’s work as an artist and their personal lives, which in turn begs the question, do we judge artists by their deeds and who they are as a person or their work. Sometimes even actors suffer the consecuences of… Read more »

Musical Burn-out

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There comes a point in the journey of a musician when it’s not just about playing with an instrument and learning, there is a lot of trial and error, boring parts, persistence, necessary rest and a few more battles which sometimes can take a toll on creativity and the natural flow of composition and music… Read more »

Two Paths For a Beginner Guitarrist

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Every instrument gives us a chance to make unique music, and it’s in the hands of the aspiring musician to sort of lean towards a personality or identity behind it. In this case we’ll be going over some tips and thoughts surrounding the guitar. As any other instrument, frst you have to learn the basics,… Read more »