Every musician has a unique, signature sound that defines their artistry and has millions of music lovers testing the endurance of YouTube’s replay button. In 2017, Musicnotes partnered with 50 of those YouTube renegades to help them become officially licensed sheet music publishers known as … Read more about Here’s Why New Music Made 2017 Awesome
Many may say that it's obnoxious to start playing Christmas jingles before we've even blown out the candles inside our DIY jack-o'-lanterns. But certainly no one has expressed deep disapproval in searching for the sheet music to those holly jolly gems in preparation. Right? As the world's leading … Read more about Sheets Of Christmas Past: 2016’s Top Holiday-Inspired Songs By State
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
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
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?
This week the most important trial most people have never heard of will begin in Washington, D.C, as songwriters fight against big tech. The Copyright Royalty Board will decide on a royalty rate for interactive music streams over the 2018-2022 period over the course of this year, hearing proposals … Read more about Songwriters Unite – Help Protect Artists’ Rights by Signing the Petition
Learning to play the blues can be somewhat intimating for beginning or casual pianists. But, familiarizing yourself with the chord progressions, phrasing and rhythms/grooves that characterize blues music can open a whole new world of musical possibilities. That's why our great friend (and Musicnotes … Read more about Free Piano Lesson/Sheet Music from Jazz Marvel Jonny May!