• How To Compel Your Child to Practice Their Instrument

    Posted October 26th, 2017

    Getting your child to practice their instrument is a lot like getting them to eat their vegetables…a definite struggle at times! But with a little creative parenting on your part, your child can learn to love practicing! If you’re tired of begging your kid to practice their instrument and are over the ...

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  • Attention Parents: Learning An Instrument Helps Relieve Anxiety In Kids

    Posted October 20th, 2017

    It should come as no surprise that today’s kids are highly stressed and anxious. With homework, after school activities, and social pressure, kids have a lot to worry about! Luckily, there are a variety of solutions to help children relieve anxiety. While fidget spinners are the popular choice these days, th...

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  • 3 Strum Patterns Every Beginner Guitarist Needs To Know

    Posted October 13th, 2017

    To become a true guitar master, you need to do more than just take guitar lessons, learn basic chords, and memorize notes on the fretboard. While all that’s super important, there’s another guitar skill you’ll need to pick up along the way; one that will help you connect all the dots and take your playin...

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  • How to Sing with Confidence

    Posted October 4th, 2017

    Have you ever been to a concert and were completely awed not only by the singer’s vocal chops, but by their ability to own the stage and exude confidence? Watching singers with so much charisma, personality, and ease on stage can make it easy to believe that some people are just born with a natural stage pre...

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  • Attention Drummers!!! 3 Tips To Accelerate Your Progress

    Posted September 28th, 2017

    Listen up, drummers! Do you covet the skills of Travis Barker, wish you could rock out like Chad Smith, or throw down the beat as well as David Grohl? Then keep reading…we have the secrets to help you get there! It should be no surprise that these drum talents didn’t develop their skills overnightR...

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  • The 3 Most Important Skills All Bass Players Should Know

    Posted September 20th, 2017

    If you want to know what it really takes to be a bass player, you’ve come to the right place.  The first thing to note is that the bass is one of the most important instruments in a band. If a band was like a cruise ship, the bass player would be the captain, expertly guiding the ship, keeping it on course ...

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  • Top 5 Things Parents Should Consider When Choosing a Music Instructor

    Posted September 12th, 2017

    Finding the right music instructor for your child is the number one most important factor in determining whether or not they successfully learn to play an instrument. But with so many music schools and instructors to choose from, it can be hard to find the one that is the best fit for you and your kid. Unfortu...

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  • Attention Parents: Here’s How To Help Your Kids Build Confidence

    Posted September 7th, 2017

    All parents can agree there’s no greater joy than raising a happy, confident kid. While the happiness part is fairly easy to ensure (most of the time), making sure your child is confident is a bit more challenging. Confidence isn’t something most children are naturally born with, but rather something that ...

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  • Seu Jorge Play Bowie Tribute in Phoenix, AZ

    Posted September 7th, 2017

    By: Veronica Fedri On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, I attended an extremely unique show at The Van Buren. Seu Jorge, an actor, composer, and songwriter, played a wonderful David Bowie tribute. Jorge has recently began his second year of this tribute tour earlier this year in June. It began in 2016 as a dedicat...

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  • Techniques For Avoiding Vocal Fatigue

    Posted August 29th, 2017

    For singers, vocal fatigue can be a real concern. Even with years of voice lessons and proper vocal techniques, singers still run the risk of wearing out their voices due to constant and intense use. Symptoms of vocal fatigue include: Scratchy, sensitive throat Hoarseness Shortness of breath Constant urge to ...

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