In this post, we’ll explore some best practices for how to send computer audio over Skype or Zoom. We’ll explore alternatives for using the computer’s built-in microphone for picking up the acoustic piano, and we’ll look at how to route internal computer audio properly for better quality. To say that these past several months have...Continue reading
There are often countless debates in the industry as to what the best digital audio workstation (DAW) is. While the various arguments do have merit, there is no clear cut answer expect to say that you can only choose the DAW that is best for your needs and your particular situation. In this post, we’ll...Continue reading
The question of what is the best music notation software is a popular debate within the music community, and there are loyalists everywhere who will fiercely defend their software of choice. The short answer to the question of which software is best for music notation isn't so clear cut. In short, it depends on many...Continue reading
With all sorts of apps and websites to learn piano online, it can be difficult to find the right fit. Of course, one’s individual learning methods, personal goals, and personal taste will play a large role in what will be the ideal method for learning music online. The creators of Pianu have developed a unique...Continue reading
I often hear parents and prospective students ask two questions when starting piano lessons: 1) What is the best type of piano for beginners? -and- 2) Do I need an acoustic piano, or could I use a digital piano as a beginner? In this article, we'll address both of these questions. The Best Piano for...
Apple’s MainStage keyboard programming software has become the industry standard for live performance on Broadway and in the pop world over the last several years, yet resources for learning how to use it are either scarce or difficult to find. In this post, we’ll explore several methods for learning how to use it. What Exactly...Continue reading