You're probably just getting back to your normal pace after all the parties and gatherings of the holiday season. Don't get too relaxed. There is another festive holiday on its way - St. Patrick's Day. If you're planning a party for this day, it's a good idea to get started early. Here are just some of the elements you don't want to leave out for your special celebration. Set The Tone With Music
Are you a musician looking to get your recordings professionally mixed and mastered? Do you want the recordings to sound professional so you can get them on the radio or get them exposure on a major downloading site? Professional mixers can be a huge help in this process. While there are many software packages that allow you to mix yourself, a professional mixer can use his or her experience and knowledge to get you the exact polished sound that you're looking for.
You're thinking about signing your child up for piano lessons, but aren't entirely sure if you should. Aside from learning how to play an instrument, music lessons offer benefits galore to learners of all ages. What can your child gain from taking a music class, such as piano? Language Skills According to a study of low-income children who were at a high risk for learning difficulties in the Journal of Neuroscience, at least two years of music instruction may provide benefits when it comes to language learning.
If you're a self-taught pianist that's got some basics under your belt, you're probably wondering what you should work on next. While you'll want to continue on with notation and theory, you should also start working on sight-reading. 1. Ignore the Metronome You don't want to use a metronome with sight-reading because then you'll get bogged down by mistakes and become overly concerned with details. Think of sight-reading like language learning.
Every guitar student struggles with the art of making smooth chord changes, so don't feel alone if you're having this issue with your playing. No matter how well you've learned how to fret a certain chord, if you can't move easily to the next chord position, your progressions will sound choppy and not in time with the rhythm of the songs you're playing. There are 3 methods you can use to improve your transitions from chord to chord: