Fresh from his "MTV Unplugged" performance with Shawn Mendes, Patrick from Brooklyn Duo gives us a fascinating insight into the life of a professional musician, from arranging to performing, and everything in between. Musicnotes: Congratulations on your MTV unplugged performance! How did Shawn’s … Read more about Q & A with Musicnotes Signature Artist Patrick Laird from Brooklyn Duo
Picking a song for a vocal audition can be harder than the actual audition itself. After all, most auditions last about five minutes or less. Sometimes you get to sing a whole song, and sometimes you are asked to prepare a measly 16-bar cut. So how do you choose a song that will represent you … Read more about 7 Ways NOT to Choose Your Vocal Audition Piece
Calling all musical brainiacs! We've consulted with our fellow music theory geeks to bring you one of the most difficult music theory quizzes around. From notation's most trying nuances to ultra-tricky time and key signatures, only the most deft music theory students will get an A+ on this quiz. So … Read more about Music Theory Quiz Challenge: Think Can You Get All 20 Correct?
There are a lot of opinions out there when it comes to how you should perform during a vocal audition. Depending on what works for you, there may be more than one right way to go about it. We've already explored tips of how to ace your next choral/vocal audition. However, there are a few obvious … Read more about 7 Things to Avoid at Your Vocal Audition
Everybody who has scanned stock image sites looking for just the right photo has come across pictures that make you stop and scratch your head. Below is a series of awkward, puzzling or straight-out ridiculous stock photos we've come across while embarking on our musical image searches. Reader … Read more about 25 Awkward Musical Stock Photos To LOL At
From sea to shining sea, we're looking at what our fellow musicians are currently playing (or are hoping to play) across America via the most popular search terms used at Musicnotes.com, the world's leading source of professionally licensed digital sheet music and guitar tab. To compile our list, … Read more about 2017’s Most Popular Sheet Music Searches By State (Printable/Sharable PDF!)
Start saving your pennies now, we're counting down the most expensive musical instruments ever sold! While many would consider these ultra-rare instruments and the stories behind them priceless, they have been sold to collectors looking to preserve important moments in musical history. Do you … Read more about The Most Expensive Musical Instruments of All Time
Music has the unique ability to speak to us when words fail, and that quality can comfort us at life's most difficult moments. Music plays an essential role in funeral services, memorial gatherings and celebrations of life. We've created a comprehensive list of Christian funeral hymns, military … Read more about 130+ Songs for Funeral Services and Memorial Celebrations
For those who joined us in the last FREE piano tutorial from Musicnotes Signature Artist Jonny May, how's that Beginner Blues Shuffle coming along? Get ready for more Piano with Jonny goodness with another totally FREE lesson, complete with free sheet music from Musicnotes.com. One of the coolest … Read more about Are You Ready for Another FREE Jonny May Piano Tutorial?