March is in full swing which means you’re probably on (or about to be on) spring break! My spring break is still a week away, but I know plenty of schools are already out.
So, that means your practice habits might have to change this week. Continue reading “Practice Tips for Spring Break”
Do you want to learn to play flute online? Is it even possible?
If you decide to learn to play flute online, you will need to take advantage of online resources. You can’t rely on a school band director to tell you what to play or how much to practice. Continue reading “Can You Learn to Play Flute Online?”
You’ve heard you have to play piccolo. But you don’t like how high pitched it sounds. So you avoid it as much as you can.
Even though you know how important it is.
I get it. The piccolo is higher pitched than flute, but that doesn’t mean it’s the devil’s instrument. Continue reading “How to Play Piccolo (when you really don’t like it)”
Formal or casual? What’s your preferred way to write? Writing for musicians is an essential skill. Even though you may not be a professional writer, you have to articulate your thoughts clearly and efficiently.
Academic writing requires a formal tone while blog writing can be more casual. Musicians should be able to write in a variety of styles to fit the context. You don’t want to write an email the same way as you would a paper. Continue reading “Academic vs. Blog Writing for Musicians”
With auditions right around the corner, you might be thinking about which music school you will end up at. While you might not get your admission results for another month or two, you should still think about how to choose a music school.
There’s no single best music school. We all have different goals and personalities. The music school you choose should support your goals and fit with the rest of your life. Continue reading “How to Choose a Music School”