National Guitar Day 2023: 5 Tips to Enhance Your Guitar Playing Abilities
5 Benefits of Carnatic Vocal Education for Children
Playing the guitar is a wonderful and rewarding hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. However, like any skill, it takes practice and dedication to become a proficient player. National Guitar Day (also known as Get Out Your Guitar Day) is observed every year on February 11th. In this […]
What is the difference between a piano and a keyboard?
When you reminiscence the melodic beauty of the Carnatic tradition and carnatic vocals, you are sure to feel that every note sung is a story waiting to be heard. From the classical renditions of the great maestros to the contemporary twists of upcoming artists, carnatic vocals are a treasure trove of music. Carnatic music takes […]
7 Benefits of learning the guitar that you didn’t think about…
Should you learn the piano or the keyboard? Millions have been drawn to key instruments. Some listen, others learn. As far as learning goes, the common dilemma that students face is whether to learn the piano or the keyboard. Both instruments offer great scope for performance; they can help you express yourself articulately (in musical […]
How to improve your Western vocal singing skills so you can perform better: 6 Tips
The guitar is one of the most appealing instruments. Maybe it is because you can easily visualise being a guitarist simply by holding and strumming the instrument. Even before your untrained fingers have taken guitar lessons! However, there are many advantages of learning the guitar, not restricted to how good you sound and feel when […]
Can and should children really learn music in school?
When we say Western vocal music. a number of genres come to mind – classical, folk, pop, rock, jazz, contemporary, and film music. The range is quite mind-blowing! When did you first start loving Western vocal music? Was it the sound of Gene Kelly Singin’ in the rain, or Michael Jackson questioning the Man in […]
Online vs offline music classes: Which option helps you learn best?
Music classes at school have traditionally been equated to FREE periods. It is a time for children to let their hair down, switch off, and relax. After all, this is the one class where they don’t have to memorise anything and where exams don’t decide their advancement through the school grades. So, this may beg […]
5 Fun online summer camps 2022 for children and teens
Once upon a time…music classes used to be offline. Yes, it does sound like the beginning of a fairy tale or science fiction piece! It has been a different couple of years for the music education industry – to put it mildly. But music academies and educators have to be commended for having made the […]
7 Ideal ways to improve your piano playing skills
The summer of 2022 is finally starting to wear that familiar warm, youthful, and bright look and parents are back on the hunt for good summer camps for kids. After all, children can spend some part of their time in useful and fun skill-building activities amidst all the fun and freedom. Why online classes? Still […]
7 Beginners’ tips to learn the acoustic guitar online at home
The piano is the easiest instrument to learn at the beginning and the hardest to master in the end. – Vladimir Horowitz, pianist, composer You might have experienced this with the piano. You feel confident when you start off. After all, the pitch is tuned and it is clear which key to place your fingers […]
Learning the Western guitar? From home? Wonderful! I’m excited for you. So, you must have realised by now that it takes more than a strap, a pick, and an instrument to sound like those guitarists you were inspired by! Of course, learning to play the guitar or any stringed instrument, for that matter, is both […]