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Best Vocal Exercises for Singers

Best Vocal Exercises for Singers

Singing is more physically demanding than one might think. Professional singers spend countless hours practicing vocal exercises and breathing techniques to improve their voice and explore their range. If you're serious about honing in on your singing talents and...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Learning to Play the Keyboard

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Learning to Play the Keyboard

Learning how to play the piano can be a fun and fulfilling experience. However, the keyboard is not necessarily an easy instrument to learn to play, and many beginners struggle with the same ongoing problems. As you get used to reading sheet music and familiarizing...

The Importance of Networking in the Music Industry

The Importance of Networking in the Music Industry

You may have heard the phrase “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” several times when looking for new gigs or opportunities. While this isn’t always true, knowing individuals within the music industry can be beneficial to your career. It's a great way to build...

3 Max For Live Devices You Should Be Using In Ableton

3 Max For Live Devices You Should Be Using In Ableton

Musicians Institute instructor Joe “Computo” Caputo writes about three essential Max For Live devices every musician should be utilizing in Ableton. The partnership of Ableton and Cycling74’s Max For Live has undoubtedly been one of the greatest innovations in music...

How To Bounce Back From a Bad Performance

How To Bounce Back From a Bad Performance

So you just had a performance that went terribly wrong. Your inclination might be to hide in your room and never perform again, but this would be counterproductive to the overall success of your career. Instead, you can take this opportunity to learn how to recover...

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Adam Skeppar Guitar Session

Adam Skeppar Guitar Session

Adam Skeppar, a native of Sweden who is currently pursuing an A.A. in Guitar Performance, stopped into one of our studios to show off his latest skills. Want to take some guitar classes? Check out our Guitar programs to find out which courses are best for you!

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