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Spooktacular Performance Must-Haves for Halloween

When it comes to musical holidays, Christmas typically comes to mind for most people long before Halloween does. This holiday is fun for kids and adults alike,  and its knack for celebrating…

Vocal Range 101: Facts, Tips and Tricks

For choral directors and vocalists alike, knowing the ins and outs of vocal range is a huge deal. From getting the most out of a choir’s performance to keeping a singer’s voice…

Upgrade Your Sound: Student vs. Professional Instruments

Upgrade Your Sound: Student vs. Professional Instruments

Finding the right instrument is one of the most important tasks in a musician’s life. The right instrument feels comfortable in your hands and responds accurately to your touch.  The right instrument…

The Best Halloween Music to Add to Your Spotify Playlist

So, you’re having a Halloween party, you’ve had it all planned for months and the invitations have been sent out and accepted. The scene is set; decorations are up, costumes are ready,…

Music education over zoom

The Music Educator’s Guide to Zoom Audio

In the spring of 2020, the video conferencing platform Zoom went from something not many music educators knew about to an ubiquitous and essential teaching tool virtually overnight. However, just because Zoom…

SAMR for the Music Education Classroom

SAMR for the Music Education Classroom

Technology was swiftly becoming an important tool for music education, even before the pandemic. As the crisis continues to upend music classrooms across the country, technology is now, and for the foreseeable…

Guitar Tuning for Beginners

If you’re completely new to playing guitar, the topic of learning how to tune your instrument might be a little intimidating. Luckily, with a little guidance, tuning your guitar will quickly become…