The simple-yet-powerful pentascale is a staple in piano. Learn how these five notes can help you kick off your improvisation journey with a bang.
Musical U Team
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Music educator and Musical U resident pro Sara Campbell shares her insights and tips for improvisation and playing by ear – for musicians of all levels!
A well-honed sense of rhythm can set an amateur apart from a pro. This month our pros shared how you can gain rhythmic precision.
Mexico’s King of Pop, Debunking Vocal Myths, Making Shy Guys Sing, and Sing in Tune: Your First Step
This week at Musical U, discover one of Mexico’s most talented voices, take first steps to singing in tune, and learn the truth behind common vocal myths.
Finding “Your Note” is a simple exercise that will help lay the foundation for singing in tune, learning relative pitch, and even sight-singing. Try it out!
If you’ve ever worried about being out of tune or off-key when you sing, don’t miss this interview with a man who’s found a solution.
Success as an Independent Artist, Composing in Minor, The Benefits of Self-Recording, and Getting Musicality Down to a Science
This week at Musical U, we give you new ways to compose, write songs, self-critique, and most importantly, build confidence.
There are three big reasons to record your music practice but it can be scary! Fortunately you can make it easy. Learn how in this episode.
Discover proven and practical techniques to accelerate your learning, overcome performance anxiety, and make learning music enjoyable and easy.
Learn how to build minor chords and combine them into unforgettable progressions! Our exercises will get you playing through famous progressions in no time.
Podcasts and Punchy Progressions, Training with Theta, Majoring in Music, and the Pitfalls of Perfect Pitch
This week in Musical U: a recap of our new offerings in September, your guide to choosing a music school, and two more podcasts for your listening pleasure!
Perfect pitch (the ability to name notes by ear) is impressive and useful. But is something you can or should learn? Discover the truth here.