The Best Vocal Cool Down Exercises For Singers

Chances are you’ve heard that vocal warmups are key to keeping a singer’s voice in tip-top shape. But, did you also know that cooling down after a performance is just as important? Any vocal lessons instructor will tell you that cooling down after prolonged singing should be a routine habit for all vocalists no matter

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How To Prepare For Your Kid’s First Music Lesson

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to support your kids and help them reach their goals. When it comes to learning music, that means enrolling your child in music lessons and finding them the best music teacher Scottsdale and Phoenix has to offer! To ensure your child gets the most out

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An Intro Into Guitar Wood Types

When you think of acoustic guitars, wood probably doesn’t spring to mind but it should. Wood is one of the main materials used in the construction of guitars. Not only that, but the type of wood used can have a profound impact on a guitar’s overall sound. Interested in learning more? Read on to discover

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Make The School Year Better With Music Lessons

Are you suffering from the back-to-school blues? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! While all the early mornings, homework, and constant routine can be a drag, it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun along the way. In fact, one of the best and easiest ways to spice up the school year is by learning a new

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How to Choose The Right Music Teacher

While there are many paths to music stardom, most involve some combo of practice, music lessons, and a supportive and caring music teacher to guide your learning. In fact, a good music teacher is absolutely critical and can make all the difference! But, just like no two instruments are alike, neither are music teachers. To

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An Intro To Reading Music

Although many people long to play an instrument, they are often reluctant to learn because they don’t know how to read music. But contrary to popular belief, learning to read music isn’t as hard as it seems! If you’re interested in learning to play an instrument, don’t let your lack of music knowledge stop you.

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Differences Between Acoustic vs Electric Guitars

One of the biggest decisions new guitar players must make is whether to learn to play an acoustic guitar or an electric guitar first. While similar in many ways, the two types of guitars have some big differences. If you’re still considering which type of guitar to learn first, read on below to discover the

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Why Music Lessons Are the Perfect Summer Activity

It’s getting a little hotter every day here in Phoenix, which can only mean one thing: summer is almost upon us! For most kids, summer is synonymous with no school and loads of uninterrupted free time. For most parents, this means finding fun summer activities to fill the time and keep kids out of trouble

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Must-Have Accessories For Singers

In addition to singing lessons and regular practice, there are several gadgets and accessories that can help enhance a singer’s sound. From the perfect microphone to wireless systems and effects pedals, a singer’s potential toolkit is endless. But for those singers who are just starting out, it can be hard to determine what singing accessories

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A Musician’s Guide To Booking Gigs

If you’ve been taking music lessons for a significant amount of time and finally feel confident in your music abilities, the next logical step is to get out there and show off your skills! For most musicians, this means booking gigs and playing live shows. But finding and securing music gigs can be tough, especially

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4 Ways To Spice Up Your Practice Routine

Let’s face it: routines can get boring, especially when it comes to practicing your instrument. While practicing is absolutely vital to becoming a talented, badass musician, it can get dull after a while, particularly when you do the same thing over and over. But before you burn yourself out and ditch practicing altogether, why not

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How Music Lessons Can Help Reduce Screen Time

While devices like cell phones, laptops, tablets, and TVs are extremely useful and can be wonderful forms of entertainment, some may argue it’s too much of a good thing—and for good reason. If you’re like most kids (and even adults these days), chances are you’re spending most of your time in front of a screen

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WHY SMA

At Scottsdale Music Academy we make it our mission to ensure nothing stands in the way of musical expression. Our team of music pros has been where you are and understands just how hard learning music can be. Through our many years of experience, expert training, and plenty of trial and error along the way, we’ve mastered the art of music…and you can, too.

With custom and interactive music lessons, the freedom to learn how and when you want, and a team of real-life musicians by your side throughout it all, we make learning an instrument fun, easy, and foolproof.

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