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Agility and Style 4: Descending Minor Pattern with Fall-off and Added Fifth Jump

HAPPY 2017!!!

I now bring to you the more advanced version of an exercise I shared a couple months ago. It marries technical work (register balance, legato, resonance) with style elements, namely developing the flexibility and aural awareness needed to do runs, riffs, and licks successfully. 90 more words

Vocal Training

Is a Music Degree a Waste of Time?

The answer is yes and no.

It all depends on what kind of musician you’re trying to be and how you plan on getting there. For example, I’m pretty sure Eminem and Taylor Swift wouldn’t benefit very much from having a B.A. 668 more words

Classical Music

Noah Liermann - Newton

Name:  Noah Liermann

Hometown:  Newton

Course of Study:  Music

Why did you choose Silver Lake College?
I chose Silver Lake College due to its proximity to my house, which allows me to live at home. 150 more words

Current Grant Recipients

Welcome to College Classical!

Welcome to my blog about life as a college music major!

College Classical will be the place where I share my personal experiences as well as anything and everything pertaining to college and music- such as advice on the college search, auditioning, preparing for college, handling the work load, and building confidence in your abilities as a musician. 215 more words

Classical Music

Tenacious Dedication

I feel nostalgically melancholy today. I am remembering a time, about a decade ago, when I seethed with frustration surrounding a disappointing rejection my daughter suffered through. 233 more words


Master of Music Adrienne- new instructor with Melody Music Studios

Adrienne holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Manhattan School of Music and both a Bachelor of Music in Voice and a Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Literature from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. 264 more words