If you've begun teaching online over the past year, you've likely discovered that it can be difficult to manage the various sound sources and to hear your students with the necessary clarity unless you have a quality pair of headphones or earbuds. Personally, I much prefer to use over the ear headphones for several reasons....Continue reading
From 2002 to 2005, I spent three years in Las Vegas as the keyboardist and MIDI programmer for the Cirque du Soleil production “O” at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. It had been a dream of mine for many year to perform with Cirque du Soleil, and I left a Broadway national tour to start...
With the holiday times upon us, many of us are searching for that perfect gift for the musicians and music teachers in our lives. Many of us have also grown tired of seeing the same cliche piano keyboard ties and musical coffee mugs. In this post, we’ll show some of the more unique gifts available...Continue reading
So you’ve made the decision to purchase Apple’s Logic Pro, Avid’s Pro Tools, or Ableton Live. But now you need to learn how to use it. You might be asking yourself the question “now that I own a DAW, how do I learn music production?” In this post, we’ll explore a few options to help...Continue reading
For those who have been using iPads and other tablets to display their music scores for practicing or live performance, the issue of how to turn pages has long been a consideration. While some prefer to turn pages manually by double tapping the page within the ForScore app, most choose to use a Bluetooth pedal...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