Outside Looking In: Becoming Your Own Singing Teacher
You’ve heard the expression, “there are no bad students, only bad teachers.” Or maybe you’ve heard it phrased the other way around, “there are no bad teachers, only bad students.” But the distinction between teacher and student is strange, if you think about it.Piano Examiners: Why You Ought Not Be Afraid of Them
Piano examiners are not monsters. Here is an informative article for piano teachers, parents and students about piano examiners and how to relate to them in an piano examination setting.Organ Pedal Playing: Is It Better To Play With Organist Shoes Or With Socks?
Have you experienced problems playing organ with organist shoes? Is it easier for your to play with socks on? In this article, I will give you tips and advice on how to overcome this challenge.How to Play Sonata No 6 in D Minor for the Organ by Felix Mendelssohn?
Are you struggling in learning one of the best known organ works of Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata No. 6 in D minor? In this article, I will give you my advice which will help you to learn this composition.Organ Playing: How to Avoid Piano Touch on the Organ?
Many organists who come to the organ from having played piano for some years find it difficult to get rid of the piano touch. This is important because piano and organ actions are inherently different so they require different approaches on how to play each instrument. If you struggle with avoiding piano touch when playing the organ, I recommend you apply these 4 tips.Tips On Singing Better Today
Are you “in tune?” What does it mean to sing “on pitch?” In a nutshell, when I play a note that is easily within your singing range and ask you to sing that note, you are able to sing that same note back to me with ease.Making Music: How to Buy Guitars
If you are looking to learn how to play a musical instrument, there are a lot of tutorials online that would help you decide which one you might want to learn. One of the more common instruments to learn is the guitar.Organ Practice: 6 Tips For Keeping Correct Rhythms in Long Pieces
Do you struggle in keeping the steady tempo and correct rhythms in organ pieces that are more than 2 pages in length? Or perhaps you are frustrated because your teacher says your tempo and rhythms are off but you just can’t seem to notice it? In this article, I will give you 6 tips which will help you to keep correct rhythms in longer pieces.Organ Practice: How to Learn to Play Triplets Against Duplets Correctly in 5 Minutes?
Many organists struggle in playing complicated rhythms correctly. One such situation is when you have to play two notes (duplets) against three (triplets) in the same beat. Because it is quite difficult to hear two different rhythms simultaneously, very often organists either speed up the triplets or slow down the duplets which is obviously incorrect. In this article, I will show you how to practice playing two notes against three correctly.How to Achieve Quality in Playing Organ Recitals?
Do you want to achieve success organ concert playing? One of the vital points here is quality. If your recital is of a high quality level, your listeners will more likely to enjoy it and remember you in the future. In this article, I will give you tips on how to achieve quality in playing organ recitals.What Sports and Organ Practice Have in Common
Do you want to achieve success as an organist? In order to do this, you will need to outrank your competitors. One of the ways which helps you to become better than your fellow organists is to look around and see how people perfect their skills in other professions. In this article, I will show you what sports and organ practice have in common.Organ Practice: What Practice Length Means for You
Are you struggling in achieving success as an organist? Perhaps you should think about the length of your practice. In this article, I will explain what practice length means for your playing.