Being The Best Marching Band Teacher That You Can

7 March 2019
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We live in a time in which arts programs at schools are losing funding or being cut altogether. If you are embarking on the track of becoming a band instructor, you should feel fortunate that you get to flip that switch for young musical minds the way that someone so long ago did the same for you.  However, achieving your goal of becoming the best band director possible means knowing which decisions to make. Read More 

Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Short Tour Stops

20 October 2016
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When you have terrific music tour road management, you will likely have a well-orchestrated schedule that helps you play to as many crowds as possible. A road tour manager is an experienced professional in the music industry and also an ally who aims to help you have an enjoyable touring experience. Band tour management may schedule brief stays in each city so that you can get to your next gig, but here are some tips to help you get the most out of short tour stops. Read More 

Help Keep Fatigue Away With These Guitar Picking Tips

3 August 2016
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When it comes to practicing the guitar in between your guitar lessons, it's fun to devote hours on end to working on a particular song, riff or solo. When you're in the groove, the last thing you want to do is suffer from fatigue in your picking hand or arm — or, worse, develop a repetitive strain injury that forces you to set the instrument aside for a while. A simple way to lessen the risk of such issues is to use a guitar pick that feels comfortable in your hand. Read More 

Three Ways To Learn How To Play The Piano Or A Keyboard

13 May 2016
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If you have decided you want to learn the piano, you probably have also thought about how best to go about it. Although there are many ways to learn to play a piano or keyboard, the following are the three most common, as well as what each has to offer the new student. Teach yourself from an instruction course You can attempt to learn on your own with the help of a course that you purchase. Read More 

2 Types Of Irish Folk Songs: Political And Drinking

21 April 2016
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Irish folk music has many types of songs. Some will be romantic ballads, while others will be historical laments. Below are two types of famous songs: a political song and a drinking song. Political songs will be about a political event. Drinking songs, however, don't have to be about drinking. Rather, they are songs that became popular in pubs as songs sang during a session The Wind That Shakes The Barley- A Political Song Read More