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AVOIDING VOCAL INJURIES

AVOIDING VOCAL INJURIES

In music, the voice is considered an instrument like a guitar, piano or otherwise. So in the same way that we care for our precious musical instruments, vocalists need to care for their voices. Here are some tips to avoid injury/damage to your voice. Work with a...

Guitar Care Basics

Guitar Care Basics

Taking care of your instrument is an important part of any musicians journey. Here are some quick tips for beginner guitarists to get started in guitar care, and ensuring they have a beautiful instrument ready to play always.   Keep your guitar in its case when...

How to overcome stage fright

How to overcome stage fright

Stage fright is a super common experience for musicians at all stages. From beginners getting up for their first performance through to the most seasoned professionals feeling the pressure of a high stakes performance.     Racing heart beats, sick stomachs,...

IS IT TOO LATE TO LEARN AN INSTRUMENT AS AN ADULT

IS IT TOO LATE TO LEARN AN INSTRUMENT AS AN ADULT

We believe music is for everyone, whatever your age, stage, ability or capacity there is a way for you to play with and create music if it is on your heart to do so. It is no doubt a different experience learning as an adult but no less rewarding or important. We have...

How do I know if my child is ready for music lessons?

How do I know if my child is ready for music lessons?

Let’s start by saying every child is different and develops differently, you will ultimately know best if your child is ready! That being said there are some signs you can look out for and ways you can test the water to see how it goes.   Some children show a...

Cleaning Your Trumpet

Cleaning Your Trumpet

Knowing how to look after your instrument is an important skill to learn for any musician. Today’s article focuses on looking after your trumpet. To start we recommend checking out this video which will take you through the step by step, having a visual reference is a...

Josh Pyke Interview

Josh Pyke Interview

We had the absolute pleasure of catching up with one of Australia's finest singers and songwriters, Josh Pyke. We talked all about his musical upbringing, what Inspires him to play music and much more. Enjoy!   What inspired you to start playing music?  ...

Choosing the Perfect Audition Piece

Choosing the Perfect Audition Piece

Choosing the Perfect Audition Piece    Auditions are about putting your best and most authentic foot forward. Obviously how you show up on the day matters, but almost as much, what matters is the piece you choose. Here are some good things to consider when making...

Benefits of Learning A Musical Instrument

Benefits of Learning A Musical Instrument

  While we see music as valuable and worthwhile in and of itself, did you know that it has huge benefits for the learner that far transcend just being able to play?    Concentration In an age of the quick fix and distraction the process of learning and...

Is it Too Late to Learn a Musical Instrument?

Is it Too Late to Learn a Musical Instrument?

We believe music is for everyone - whatever your age, stage, ability or capacity there is a way for you to play with and create music if it is on your heart to do so. It is no doubt a different experience learning as an adult, but no less rewarding or important. We...