This past weekend has been a whirlwind of emotions for American women. The passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg should light a fire in us, and that fire should extend to our musical pursuits. One way to do that? Learn about female composers.
While male composers have been more popular throughout history, women are just as capable of writing great music. These female composers are just the beginning. Continue reading “12 Female Composers Classical Musicians Should Know”
Every new and returning student needs some basic school supplies. But music majors need a few unique gadgets as well.
Whether you’re a freshman or a graduate student, you need to prepare for the semester. If you’re going shopping for school supplies, consider a few things on this list. Continue reading “School Supplies for Music Majors”
For a lot of musicians, auditions are terrifying. You feel like you have to play your flute music flawlessly to get the job or position that you want.
If you have to prepare a solo piece for an upcoming audition, you should study and play it to the best of your ability. It doesn’t have to be flawless, but it should showcase you as a player. Continue reading “How to Prepare Flute Music for Auditions”
If you have an iPad, you may have a lot of apps on it already. But what’s one more? The IMSLP app is perfect for musicians who want to find and organize their music on the go.
To make the most out of the app, you should know what it is and how to use it. The app has tons of features that you can use, and you can use the IMSLP app in a way that works for you. Continue reading “IMSLP App: Overview and Tips”
Imagine being able to download almost any piece of music. What’s more, picture yourself learning that piece within minutes, if not seconds. All of that is possible thanks to IMSLP.
You can use the IMSLP website or app to access any piece of music for any instrument (even non-orchestral instruments). The only requirement is that it’s in the public domain. After all, living musicians need to get paid. Continue reading “What Is IMSLP? A Musician’s Guide to Free Sheet Music”