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Enhancing Your Summer Through Music

By Kelby Khan | June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

With summer practically here, all students will be enjoying their break from school, if not from music lessons as well. With so much free time, summer is the perfect opportunity for students, parents and teachers to explore new and exciting aspects of music that they may have never experienced before. The next few months provide…

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Professional Subway Musicians

By Kelby Khan | June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every time I find myself buried underneath the Manhattan grid, navigating my way through the tunnels between trains, it is without fail that before I am able to reach the surface of the city streets, some out of tune acoustic guitarist bombards my ears. For all the musicians I have heard panning away in the…

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The Difference between a Recital and Concert

By Kelby Khan | June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is now the time of year where the weather has finally begun to warm up and the first signs of summer of are upon us. While some families might be spending their weekends at the beach or the lake, many will be sitting inside nicely air conditioned performing arts halls listening to the beautiful…

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10 Steps to Prepare For a Recital

By Kelby Khan | May 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

Recitals can be the highlight of the season for many music students. It is your one shining moment to show all of your friends and family your mad skills as you rip through the ivories, shred the guitar, belt out some vibrato and move your bow effortlessly across the strings! But before you step out…

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Five Ways to Make a Great Cover Song

By Kelby Khan | May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a day where nothing is noteworthy unless it has gone “viral”, there has been a whole new meaning to the words “cover song.” Just type in your favorite artist on YouTube, and there is a good chance you will have to dig your way through dozens of acoustic guitar versions made by every kid…

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