Opportunities to expand our musicality, careers, and creativity are everywhere – when we cultivate an open mind and learn where to find good answers.
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Looking for that magic? Break down genres (like rap and dubstep) into musical terms; career goals and audition preparation into real steps you can take.
Learn about what makes dubstep dubstep, the rhythmic patterns involved, and the boundary-pushing musicians that helped bring it to the mainstream.
This week Musical U destroys the tonal system, simple rhythms, bad habits, and the Smiths all in one fell swoop. The result? New room for your new music!
Polyrhythms are a staple of African and Indian music. Learn about what a polyrhythm is, how to identify one, and how to use them in your own music!
We musicians love a quest: seek the tonic or run from it, search for musical collaborators, and a import your ear training into your instrument skills.
Learn how to find the tonic in any song in a major key using our intuitive tips and tricks. Then use it to your advantage to write music and play by ear!
Romantic era composers cultivated a rock star image for marketing, but composing music is for everyone! Plus flamenco artist Juanito and percussionist Lior.
Sabrina Peña Young sits down with Musical U to discuss her workbook Composer Bootcamp 101, a new resource for composers of all levels and backgrounds.
In the tapestry of music pros, amateurs, and listeners, it’s never too late to bump up from a listener to a music maker. You might even earn a better brain!
Passionate multi-instrumentalist and entrepreneurial music teacher Dylan Welsh shares his student-centric teaching philosophy and the secret to his success.