Taylor Davis doesn’t play the violin for her 2 million YouTube subscribers. She performs for them. She serenades, inspires and elevates them with a skill that is gentle in melody and giant in composition imagination. A self-admitted "proud nerd," she's best known for her original compositions and … Read more about Q&A With Signature Artist Taylor Davis: Behind The Strings
On Monday evening, October 2, 2017, the music industry grieved the passing of a legend. Tom Petty, one of Rock n’ Roll’s greatest influences since the 1970s, suffered from cardiac arrest. Tom Petty had always been an “against all odds” musician, overcoming trial after trial in order to gain a … Read more about Remembering Tom Petty
Musicnotes Signature Artist News | Simply Three have just released their latest album, 'Undefined' which features a rich collection of original arrangements. Having achieved tremendous success with their classical pop crossover covers, the guys: Glen McDaniel, Zack Clark, and Nick Villalobos, were … Read more about Classical Crossover Q&A with Simply Three
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
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!)
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?