Are you too old to begin to Rock and Roll?

A very common question among many middle-agers and retirees is if they are too old to begin to learn an instrument. They hear aphorisms such as What won’t bend at five won’t bend at fifty; or, You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, etc. Is there really an upper age limit or can anyone learn to play music at any age? Are there some …

Things to Keep in Mind Before Your First Band Performance

Whether this is your first stage performance or you are part of a seasoned band that has been regularly playing on the circuit, it takes a concerted effort to get over stage fear and pull off a memorable performance. Even an award winning highly decorated artist such as Adele says “I am sacred of audiences”! In this blog post we will share some advice for …

5 Tips to Boost Your Music Practice

Practice is the process by which you try to improve your performance on the execution of some task, through its continued repetition. In music practice, it is important to know what your current shortcomings are, so that you can work efficiently on addressing them. In this article we will present you with five tips that may help you overcome some common difficulties. The first tip …

5 Tips to Boost Your Playing With a Band

While learning a piece of music is a intensely solitary activity, playing music is anything but solitary. Unless one is dealing with strictly Solo compositions, much of classical or popular music whether it is Symphony or Ghazal, Rock or Bollywood, is a multi-instrument arrangement sometimes involving tens of people! Knowing how to play along with others not only necessary to be in a band but …