Virtual Lessons: Keeping the Music Alive!

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Hi everyone, We are all in the midst of a challenging season of life right now. With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, each of us have had to adjust to a new, temporary reality of mandated home sheltering, limits on supplies from grocery stores, and social distancing from friends and family. But, through all of… Read more »

Chemistry and Confidence in Music Performance

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A musician is a performer, and usually a performer is in some way an actor, there is a show that has to be given to an audience, but no one is born super confident, and it’s no secret that playing in front of a large crowd is an obvious reason to be nervous, insecure and… Read more »

The Origin Of Rock Audience

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One thing is the origin of a specific genre of music and another is its crowd or audience, which have the big cultural repercussions on their hands, as it happened with rock. There is a need to make this particular difference because there are indeed too many genres of music to remember, there are so… Read more »

How To Teach Music Online

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While it’s getting more common to use the internet as a way to connect with students in many areas, it can still be a bit strange for teachers that are not used to doing online sessions, even more so if it’s a music lesson, due to the fact that there is a lot of techniques… Read more »

The Dark Side Of The Music Industry

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People that embrace music as an essential part of their lives, that is, as their job, end up in uncomfortable places that may make them think differently about something they used to love. This is not strange or new, and it happens with every form of art that gets involved with marketing, sales, and large… Read more »

Music Stores: More Than a Business

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When you go to a music store, there is a feeling of endless posibilities and as if you are were you belong as a musician. Of course it also depends on which store you find yourself in, but in many cases, it’s not just about selling products, it’s more about a community, where musicians can… Read more »

Music History: Japan

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Despite all the connections and relationships between different cultures, there is still a big difference between the east and the west mostly between Western culture and Asian culture. While music is a place to share a universal language, there are many interesting differences in the way music developed since many centuries ago. According to britannica.com… Read more »

More Than Just Music Videos

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For a long time music videos have been a part of the music industry, many times as part of the whole promotional plan or to broaden the artistic value of the music. Golden Age of Music Videos Before MTV first launched in 1981, music videos where out in the world, but it wasn’t until they… Read more »

Virtuoso Performance and Composition

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Being a virtuoso has a lot to do with something that is near magical, sometimes some techniques and compositions come from a place that can hardly be copied, that’s why is so easy to know when someone is being replaced in a band, someone that really made it shine, and the new person filling the… Read more »