On Our Human Nature

Sightreading music

In order to learn how to sight read, you need to be able to recognize notes. However, sight reading music while playing piano can help. When you are practicing sight reading, try to not make the goal to play the song at it’s usual speed. Instead, make your goal to play every note RIGHT! Where …

Notes on the Black Keys of the Piano

When I was younger, I thought that if I was practicing a song that had no sharps or flats, that would be totally awesome because then that means, I only have to concentrate on white keys which is fine! Because that for a young kid was EASY. However, it’s time to move on from easy …

How To Sing Screamo

Screamo is a form of alternative music that has its roots in punk rock. Back in the middle and late 1990s, the music itself was often referred to as “emo” which was short for “emotional hardcore.” These bands often featured fast and distorted guitars, but it was necessarily a simplistic style of playing. Often these …

How to Sing Opera

Opera can be a profoundly and highly emotional experience. As an art form, it has lasted for centuries not only because it often tells an epic story, but because it often touches on the human spirit. Love, loss, betrayal, guilt: a good opera will touch all of these emotions and more. Sometimes, even the language …

How To Sing In Tune

There are many people who love music and want to sing, but they don’t know how to sing in tune. This is a problem that many don’t know how to solve. They are criticized for this and they are labeled as not being talented enough, musically speaking, to actually be singers. However, this is simply …