Useful tips on how to prepare yourself for a stage performance
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Stage performances can be unnerving. Even accomplished musicians and singers can become edgy before performances. Is there something you can do to prepare yourself to play well on stage? How do you hold your own when you are in the company of a maestro? Dr. Ambi Subramaniam shares his experiences on performing on stage as […]

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How to make your music unique and stand out
How to make your music unique and stand out

There are so many musicians and performers today. How can you differentiate yourself from them? What can you do to make your music unique? Dr. Ambi Subramaniam, shares what he does to try to create different music, what his influences were, and his learning curve. How many hours do you practise the violin? It has […]

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The best age for children to begin music classes
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At what age should you start music classes for your child? Should you wait till they show some mild prowess before you register them for formal music classes? Or should you make the first effort and condition them to become musical? What is the easiest music instrument for a child to learn? Dr. Ambi Subramaniam […]

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Ask a SaPa Expert: “How many hours a day should I practise music?”
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Whether you are a student, aspiring singer or musician or a professional performer, how many hours a day of practise is advisable? Can small children sit for long hours of practice? Is there an age-wise chart that parents can follow for their children? What should you do on days you don’t feel like practising? Dr. […]

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All you wanted to know about the history and background of the violin
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The violin is an instrument that is close to the heart of many music lovers. Perhaps it is because it is so emotive, helping you express just how you feel – sad, nervous, anxious, hopeful, happy, exuberant, you name it and the violin can probably sound it out for you. But, from when has this […]

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