How to Let Your Heart Sing

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I have always loved singing in harmony and have sung in several choirs in the past. When I moved to Victoria, I was looking for a small vocal ensemble to sing with. In my search for a small community choir, … Continue reading

How to Promote Your Band With Blogging and Social Media

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Artist promotion before the Web 2.0 explosion was largely based on traditional marketing methods that have been successful for hundreds of years. This style of marketing, commonly known as interruption marketing, involved swamping the potential consumer with messages in a … Continue reading

3 Steps to Promote Your Band – Be Seen to Promote Your Band

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Many times, unsigned bands will spend a boat load of time mastering their music, but very little time on band promotion. Developing a plan on how to promote your band is probably the most important yet over looked task that … Continue reading

How to Get Out of the Nightclubs and Into the Better Paying Private Gigs

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A cover band can perform in nightclubs forever and make a decent living making minimum wage. By minimum wage I mean one hundred to a buck and a half per night for a three to five hour performance. Anything over … Continue reading

The IQ in Music – Do Music Lessons For Your Kids Make Them Smarter?

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Simply listening to classical music – the so-called ‘Mozart effect’ – does not make you smarter. I have presented the grounds for this conclusion elsewhere. In this article we take a look at the question, “Do music lessons make a … Continue reading

Musical Torture – How Music Lessons Build Character in Kids, But Also in Parents!

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When I hear the words “music” and “torture” together, the two year debacle when my daughter Rebecca and I took violin lessons comes to mind. I’m not sure who was tortured more-the two of us who had to play, or … Continue reading

Discover How Music Can Help Disabled Children

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Modern science is proving what people have always intuitively known about music; music has the power to heal. Whether using percussion instruments or piano or guitar, the impact is the same; music can soothe the soul and also serve as … Continue reading