Artists & Bands

10 Songwriting Tips with A2nelito

Songwriting Tips with A2nelito

In the recent issue of Center Stage Mag, the talented pianist/producer A2nelito sat down with us to share his 10 songwriting tips. From which equipment to buy, to choosing chords, to honing in on your “sound,” these 10 steps are invaluable to anyone looking to write music. 1. Listen to Everything. 2. Clear Your Mind.…

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Formerly of Center Stage: Catching Up With Skela

Catching up with Center Stage student, singer songwriter Skela

One cold fall evening, I left work to warm up my car, and while shivering in the driver’s seat, the following Instagram caption made me forget about the weather: “My dad used to say his favorite singers in the world were the ones who let out the pain through their voice. That’s how I learned…

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Jimi Hendrix: Remembering a Legend

“Music doesn’t lie. If there’s something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” -Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) had a deep reverence for music which was evident throughout his career. He began as a self taught guitarist, after he had been honorably discharged…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Check-in to Facebook and #breastcancerawareness every time you’re at Center Stage. For every three check-in’s, a woman is provided access to a breast and ovarian cancer screening. Many people don’t like to discuss the subject but the sad truth is that nobody is exempt from Cancer. It can hit anybody…

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Bands You Need To Know!

Center Stage Teacher Bands Blog

At Center Stage, our instructors live and breathe music! Most of them are professional musicians outside of teaching. A few of our previous instructors have even left us for opportunities to tour! We are so proud to have these talented musicians as members of our team, we wanted to dedicate this blog to them! See…

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How Can You Make Your Performance Unique

Rock the Stage Gig at Center Stage Music Center

The Center Stage Rock The Stage Gig is right around the corner. How will you make your performance stand out this time around? Below are a few artists & bands that took the idea of stage presence and ran with it. KISS: The band KISS has a unique trademark. All band members paint designs on…

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Happy Rockin’ Birthday!

Rock Legend Birthdays Blog

April is a big month for musical birthdays! We celebrate the birthdays of Marvin Gaye, Pharrell Williams, John Oates, Mandy Moore, Joss Stone, Chance the Rapper, Stephen Marley, Michael Franti, Barbara Streisand, and Willie Nelson. That’s quite a list, and there’s even more than that! Although many of these artists are from different generations and…

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With the Power of Soul Anything is Possible

Jimi Hendrix Anniversary

Happy Birthday Jimi! James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was one of the most influential guitarists of his time, and is considered even today as rock music’s greatest guitarist. While that title can be disputed, Jimi Hendrix remains both a pioneer of new guitar sounds, playing style, recording techniques, and…

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Catching Up With Time King

Time King polaroids

You might have seen our article on Time King in Issue V of our magazine which was released back in September. In this article we were fortunate to sit down and interview the members of Time King to learn more about them and their music. If you missed this issue, you can check it out…

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Can’t Miss Festivals This Year!

Three blonde girls sitting on grass at a music festival.

Although 2017 is half way over already (can you believe it?!), festival season is still upon us and there are so many awesome festivals to choose from. There’s a festival for all types of music now.. so don’t think if you don’t like EDM, festivals aren’t for you. Check out the list below for upcoming…

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