What better time than Halloween to explore music’s darker side? Dive into the world of minor and learn how to create your own creepy tune.
Did you know that the rhythmic backbone of pop music is borrowed from Afro-Cuban music? Discover the connection between African drumming and pop radio!
Anne Mileski discusses her music journey and her teaching perspective as an early music educator who uses Kodály, Orff, Dalcroze, and Music Learning Theory.
Open your ears to the versatile ii-V-I chord progression, learn its inner mechanics, and find out how you can use it in your own songwriting.
What are secondary dominants and what do they contribute to chord progressions? Learn how to hear them in a progression and how to use them in songwriting!
Learn how to bring music theory to life with Glory St. Germain, the creator of the Ultimate Music Theory program that teaches the “how” and “why” of theory.
Tune In, Tone Up’s Gary Shilladay discusses the wonders that podcasts can do for your musicality, and shares the story of how he created his own.
Musician, composer, and educator Andy Wasserman discusses the Lydian Chromatic Concept, a theory that will forever change how you think about tonal music.
Musical U interviews Make Moments Matter’s David Row on the Orff approach, an educational framework that centers the student’s musicality and creativity.
Enter the exciting, nuanced world of the seven musical modes with our guide to understanding, building, and using these expressive scales.
Get acquainted with polyrhythms, their uses in music, how to count them out, and why you should incorporate them into your repertoire.
Explore common chord progressions, what makes them so powerful, and how they’re used in popular music to make a song stick.