History of the Electric Guitar -...
History of the Electric Guitar - Music Technology

The fame of the electric guitar started in the big band era when guitarists wanted to amplify their guitars to compete with the large brass sections in jazz orchestras. Earlier, electric guitars were mainly made up of empty acoustic bodies with...

Teach Guitar Part Time - How to...
Teach Guitar Part Time - How to Get Started in 3 Easy Steps

 Teaching guitar is a great way to make some extra income whether you want to teach outside of your 9-5 job or if you're currently at school or university. The great thing is you don't need to be an expert with...

The Singing Journey - Learning...
The Singing Journey - Learning How To Sing Like A Rockstar!

Learning to sing is less of a destination and more of a journey. There are a lot of different things to consider when learning to sing and there's a LOT that goes into it, depending upon how seriously you take singing. If you plan to sing...

The Three P's of Playing Guitar...
The Three P's of Playing Guitar (Or Any Other Instrument)

Learn what I call the three "P's" of playing guitar and how you can apply them to your own playing no matter your skill level. They are as follows: #1: Perception, #2: Patience, and #3: Practice. I believe if you follow these three P's you'll...

What You Should Learn From Your...
What You Should Learn From Your First Flute Lessons

This article will give you an insight into what you should expect from your first few flute lesson. Topics covered include an introduction playing the flute and understanding basic music theory.

How to Find a Clarinet Teacher?
How to Find a Clarinet Teacher?

This article covers a number of topics that you should consider when trying to find a clarinet teacher. The principles mentioned within this article can be applied to the sourcing of any musical teacher.

Violins of Italy: The Testore...
Violins of Italy: The Testore Family and the Great Violin Making Traditions

Italian violins from the 18t Century and earlier are very much sort after, commanding some very high prices for the top names. Some stand out more than others, most notably Stradivarius, Guanarius and Amati. After these and a few other Cremonese...

Play Saxophone Like the Pros
Play Saxophone Like the Pros

Although it's one of the quickest instruments to initially pick up, learning to play saxophone like a pro - or even a highly developed student - is a whole other matter. In order to become great, it's crucial that you concentrate on the three...

Choose the Best Trumpet Straight...
Choose the Best Trumpet Straight Mute

Every trumpet player knows a great mute is going to make your playing sound stellar. But how do you choose the best mute for your type of playing?

29 Ways to Make Money in the Music Industry

As an Assistant Professor of Recording Arts & Technology, one of the first thing I'm asked by parents of prospective students is whether or not it's possible to make a living in the music industry. Obviously, this is a difficult question. I can't promise anyone that they'll be able to make a living working in the music industry...

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