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Finding your key to sing in

One of the biggest obstacles a new worship leader can face is figuring out which key to sing songs in. If you pick a key that’s too low, it will be difficult to put enough energy in your voice that it can cut through the mix. 432 more words


lyrics to " i'll never know "

shout outs shout outs shout outs

i’ll never know whats going on with you

and i’ll never see  whats in your mind 93 more words


Why vocal injury is not necessarily a sign of bad technique

I did a little livestream last week and thought some of you who don’t follow me on my other social media might also be interested. In a nutshell: Let’s not blame singers who suffer a vocal injury any more than athletes who injure themselves. 40 more words


Timeless String Playing

One of the most exciting things about being a string player right now is the seemingly endless array of possibilities for playing and creating!  We live in a world where you can simultaneously be in awe and want to play and create music inspired by hip-hop, or world music, or you can go all the way back to the Baroque era and love the excitement and passion of that musical world.   353 more words

Boot Camp

Practicing, Life-Hacking, and Intrinsic Motivation

Note: This post was originally published on my other website, Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist.

For me, musical practice is a laboratory for life-hacking, not training for a competitive sport. 247 more words


Summer is for...relaxing and getting rusty?!

Every summer, I make the solemn pledge to myself that this summer I will take on practicing a different Paganini Caprice every week or challenge myself to an etude a day.   734 more words

Boot Camp

Honours All Round!

Three Top Notes Music Studio students entered for AMEB exams in this mid-year session, and I am very excited to report that all of them were awarded As (Honours) passes and glowing comments on their reports!   64 more words