4 Tips To Make Your Reed Last Longer Through Balancing

Balancing a reed is the delicate art of shaving down a reed to better fit your mouthpiece and your specific embrasure in order to get the tone and articulation that you desire. Learning how to balance a reed can take some time, but once you get it down, it is a quick process that can extend the life of your reeds and help you produce a better sound. Below are a few tips to consider if you are trying to decide whether to balance a reed or get rid of it.   Read More...

Three Thoughtful Ways To Help A Family Member Who Has Lost A Pet

When a friend or family member has lost a beloved pet, you may not be sure how to make them feel better. Nothing you say can bring the pet back, and, sometimes, you may make matters worse with your words, even though you mean well. Here are three thoughtful ways to help your loved one deal with the grief of losing their pet. Give them the gift of music. Music has the ability to alter moods.   Read More...

How Music Publishing Companies Are Valuable To An Artist's Future

Most singers are concerned with securing their first recording deal with a major record label. On the other hand, singers should also see the importance in forming or obtaining a full service music publishing company, like Lyric House Publishing. It is important to understand that record labels and publishing companies do entirely different jobs for an artist. A music publisher makes sure songwriters are compensated when their music is used commercially.   Read More...

3 Tips For Memorizing LDS Sheet Music

Part of learning to play the piano is memorizing the music. Memorizing LDS hymns is not only a way to ensure that you are always ready to play, but it can help to strengthen your faith. Whenever a test or challenge presents itself, you can call on your memory to provide you with the words to weather the storm. If memorizing music is tricky for you, here are some tips to make it easier.   Read More...

Learn From Great Interviews With Rappers And Hip Hop Artists

Interviews with famous people reveal a pathway to learning what is necessary to achieve success in life. Famous people rarely get where they are in life due to luck. Interviews with hip hop artists do not just cover upcoming tours or single releases. The interviews discuss the hard work and commitment necessary to climb to the top of the entertainment ladder. Such tales provide excellent insight, advice, and motivation that can be applied to other careers.   Read More...