During music school, everyone tells you that you need to practice music for hours a day. Otherwise, you won’t be a successful musician. Well, I’m here to tell you that is NOT true.
As a recent masters graduate, I have gone through two music degrees without sacrificing my personal or professional life for the practice room. How did I do it? I figured out how to practice music efficiently.
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As a musician in the 21st century, choosing a website host is an important decision. And as I watch more of my colleagues create websites, I feel like I have to compare WordPress vs. Wix.
WordPress and Wix are both popular website builders. But they have a lot of differences that may make one a better option for you.
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This year brought with it a lot of change in my life. I grew as a musician and as a writer, and I left my full time day job.
Today, we’re taking a look back at 2018 and a look into 2019! Continue reading “Year End Review + Hopes”
I don’t know about you, but winter is my least favorite season. It always has been, and it probably always will be. I hate the cold, well, the cold winds. Snow and ice don’t help either. So my productivity in the winter drops considerably.
In high school, I started to develop an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. My body started attacking its own healthy cells in my thyroid, and that caused my thyroid to stop doing its job of controlling my metabolism.
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School is the easiest place to find opportunities to play music. Most schools have multiple ensembles open to students. The problem comes when you graduate. It can be hard to find playing opportunities outside of school.
I am lucky enough to live in a large metro area. The bigger the city, the more playing opportunities you will have. If you live in a smaller city or rural area, don’t worry. The internet has allowed musicians from all over to world to show their work. Continue reading “How to Find Playing Opportunities”