We interview Musical U member J’aimeW on her pragmatic approach to her musical journey, sharing her Progress Journal entries alongside her answers.
Seasoned singer, arranger, and choir director Ben Parry talks ear training, approaching singing, and the unique requirements of a capella.
Musical U interviews Dr. Jeremy Dittus, founder of one of the leading schools in the United States that uses the hands-on Dalcroze method to teach music.
Vocal coach Meghan Nixon explains how ear training, musicianship, and “singing smart” go hand in hand, and shares her framework for hitting the right notes.
Interval ear training builds your relative pitch, one of the core skills of musicianship. There are three main approaches to how to learn intervals.
Solfeggio (do re mi) is a powerful tool but many musicians find it a confusing subject at first. Find out all about it and how it can improve your musical ear.
SingTrue is the new personal singing tutor app for iPhone. Even if you’re worried about being tone deaf or unmusical, SingTrue can help you discover your voice.
Find out more about “Kaizen Guitar” a free email course that will teach you guitar basics in daily short lessons delivered by email over a 30 day period.
Playing melodies by ear can be easy with the right framework. Learn a 6-step process to learn the powerful solfa approach to relative pitch.
Step by step, ear training produces magical results. Find out how to hear the foundational major key chord progressions, with fun examples and exercises.
The Pentatonic Scale is the most popular scale in human history. Learn how to hear, transcribe and play pentatonic melodies with solfa with fun exercises.
Five notes to seven: two notes expand our solfa skills to embrace so much music! Grow your skills with these fun exercises, and expand them into real music.