Do you eat, sleep and dream piano? Are most of your waking hours spent tapping out the fingering of whatever song happens to be running through your mind? Are you already planning a special Valentine's Day date with your beloved 88 keys? If any or all of these apply to you, congratulations! You're … Read more about 10 Signs You’re Absolutely In Love with Piano
Festivals, farmers' markets, garden parties, weddings and sporting events, whether you're playing under the hot sun or a hazy moon, summertime is prime for outdoor gigs. Unlike the more temperate (climate controlled) indoor venues, there are additional considerations to keep both your body and … Read more about Tips to Keep You Cool While Playing Hot Summer Gigs
You've probably 'Nevin' taken a quiz like this before. Get ready to 'Chopin' your musical knowledge, because we're taking it wayyy 'Bach' with 15 of our favorite music composers. Click 'Start' below if you think you can 'Handel' this quiz! … Read more about Quiz: Guess Who? Composer Edition
Cupid's arrow can strike anywhere, even in the rehearsal room. Have you noticed a little extra attention being thrown your way by a fellow bandmate? Do you think he or she might be interested in harmonizing outside of the band room? Check out our top 10 signs your bandmate has a crush on you … Read more about 10 Signs Your Bandmate Might be Crushing on You
As musicians, we appreciate a vast array of music benefits that come from playing and practicing. For some of us, music helps to relax us. For others, it helps to pep us up! Sitting down at the piano or picking up our violin can offer a fun diversion, or it can challenge you in unique ways. Aside … Read more about Learn The Many Ways That Music Benefits Your Mind – Fun Animated Infographic
We’re sorry, this contest has ended and the winner has been notified. Thanks for sharing your hilarious entries! We're back for another round of "what's that lyric?" where we share what songs we've flubbed the words to lately. Misheard lyrics often have hilarious results. Whether singing in the … Read more about Come Again? 10 More Hilariously Misheard Lyrics. Win a $10 Gift Card!
When it comes to gift giving, it is truly the thought that counts. That's why we've put together a list of perfectly thoughtful holiday gifts for musicians. Anyone who's musically inclined will be delighted to receive one of the suggestions below. Whether your recipient is a band geek, choir nerd, … Read more about Holiday Gifts for Musicians. Our Easy Guide to Perfectly Thoughtful Presents!
Even if your little ones are a bit too young to start formal musical training, it's a terrific idea to expose them to basic concepts like rhythm, pitch and melody. A fun and exciting way to get youngsters involved in their earliest musical training is by helping them to make their own musical … Read more about Simple Musical Crafts for Kids: 12 Rainy Day Projects
You'll be required to play outdoors, in temperatures ranging from frozen to sweltering. We ask that you wear the most scratchy, ill-fitting outfit imaginable, oh, and did we mention it comes with a really special hat? And we're going to throw in early morning drills and weekend events for good … Read more about March On! 10 Benefits of Playing in School Marching Band