The new year presents us with the opportunity to consider what we may want to improve upon or accomplish over the next 12 months. Have you chosen your musical new year's resolutions or goals yet? Read on to find popular articles relating to seven common musical resolutions, including everything from … Read more about Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions and Meeting Musical Goals
We've all been there, the dreaded proverbial "wall." It's most commonly identified as a point in which, no matter how much you practice, you don't feel that you're advancing as a musician. These practice plateaus can (at best) be incredibly frustrating, and (at worst) cause you to believe you've … Read more about Tips to Bust Through Progress Walls and Practice Plateaus
Is your Christmas sheet music library feeling a bit stale? Are you in need of a guaranteed 'wow'-factor piece to play at your holiday event or recital? Or, maybe you want to test your skill and work on mastering some advanced technique. If any or all of the three reasons above apply, we have the … Read more about Virtuosic Christmas Sheet Music to Amaze, Teach and Delight!
With the new school year now fully underway, many households are getting into their groove and finding the right routine. In any musical household, one very important (yet sometimes overlooked) factor of a successful school year schedule is practice time. Following school, homework, extra-curricular … Read more about Make Practice Time Rewarding and Fun with These 5 Simple Practice Tips!
Are you a guitarist looking to expand your playlist and/or skills? In need of a piece to impress at a school or band audition? Well, you've come to the right place! We love guitarists, and guitarists love Musicnotes for our selection, reliability and convenience. Our awesome customers frequently … Read more about Test Your Technique with Challenging Guitar Tab Selections!
A new school year/term is quickly approaching, and that means audition time for many of us! Whether you're hoping to join a particular ensemble, secure a soloist position or land a first chair spot, we're sharing three of our best audition tips for musicians. You've chosen the perfect piece, … Read more about Accomplish Your Musical Goals With Our Top Audition Tips
Why do we practice? Sometimes it's fun to pick up or sit down to your instrument and just play around, but that's not really practicing. Practice, by definition, is a repeated performance or systematic exercise for the purpose of acquiring skill or proficiency. We as musicians are continuously … Read more about Maximize Your Time with These Practice Tips
Maybe you're looking to pick a piano recital piece that's sure to receive a standing ovation. Perhaps you want to impress friends at a impromptu dinner party session. Or, you could be on the hunt for a personal challenge, classical piano music that will improve your finger dexterity or speed. Well, … Read more about Test Your Skill with Challenging Classical Piano Music!