Home Recording Guitar

How to Home Record the Guitar – basic technique (Acoustic and Classical)

By Gianriccardo Pera

To record a guitar in your home can be definitely easy and bring you lots of satisfaction. It gives you the chance to show to your potential clients & colleagues the actual level of your work as a musician. Continue reading Home Recording Guitar

Successful Music Career? We listed 7 Skills you need to have!

What are the  7 Skills you need to have in order to build a Successful Music Career?

By Irma de Jong

Here we list the 7 main skills you need to possess in order to be successful in your music career, or better, in life! Most of these skills you will not have heard of while you were studying unless you have had the occasion to be inspired by your teacher. Ready to find out? Continue reading Successful Music Career? We listed 7 Skills you need to have!

Home Music Producing

Introduction to the world of Home Music Producing and Recording

By Gianriccardo Pera

Pro Audio recording with Tablets and Phones

Here we have an overall view about how to get introduced on what is possible to do for musicians who approach for the first time the world of recording. In this article and video from Epic Tutorials for Mobile Content Creators, you will get an overview of what you can do for pro audio recording. Continue reading Home Music Producing

Musicnotes.com – Online Sheet Music – E-learning Review

Site and Apps for interactive utilization of online sheet music – Pros & Cons

Musicnotes.com is an online platform which provides music sheets in printed and electronic form, with great functions for the score to be played and watched on screen. We recently tested how it works and what could be the advantages that you can get from using it. In our test, we used a Windows PC and an iPad. Continue reading Musicnotes.com – Online Sheet Music – E-learning Review

Your website is your online business card!

Make your artist identity visual and authentic with an attractive and clear website

Your website is like your online business card, a possibility to share with your audience and fans information about you, your ensemble, and your projects. It’s your property, and you have the choice to decide how many pages you use, what kind of pictures you put, which videos you show and the layout of the site. It’s a tool to make your identity visual and authentic. Continue reading Your website is your online business card!

How to become a Cultural Entrepreneur

How to combine Music and Business and become a Cultural Entrepreneur?

You’re a professional musician, you have all the necessary diplomas and now you’re ready to hit the stage. You’re all set up for a successful music career. But what if you cannot find concerts? What do you have to do in order to be successful in a music career? In other words, how to become a successful cultural entrepreneur? Continue reading How to become a Cultural Entrepreneur

New crossroads on and beyond musical paths – Part II

Cutting edges of violin playing  

Last week we wrote about Malwina Sosnowksi and her adventures in Brazil. When she returned to Switzerland she found herself within 10 days ending up booking a flight to New Delhi and heading off to beautiful India. This time as a backpacker and attached to it, an old and modest but playable violin inside a very moderate but light violin case, both perfectly fitting her violin playing plans for the coming two months. Continue reading New crossroads on and beyond musical paths – Part II

Composer Michael Fine, Grammy Award winning producer

Interview with Grammy Award winning producer Fine about composing

We asked composer Michael Fine: when did you discover your vocation for composing:
“I began composing four years ago. Although the act of composition was prompted by my wife’s diagnosis with Multiple Myeloma and her suggestion that I do something ‘creative,’ it was also the logical next step after a lifetime love for music which began in early childhood listening to recordings with my grandfather, a half-century as a clarinetist, Continue reading Composer Michael Fine, Grammy Award winning producer

Originally posted 2017-03-14 13:10:41.

Cogito Ergo Music – a Question of Method in Classical Music

A reflection about classical music by Mattia Rondelli

Mattia Rondelli is a young  Italian conductor,  who had already many occasions to work on opera concerts, and he is passionate for the Italian composer Giuseppe Sarti. Being asked about the perspective of which classical music is something that no one would eliminate from his life (even for those who never listen to it), this is what he answered: Continue reading Cogito Ergo Music – a Question of Method in Classical Music

Originally posted 2017-03-08 12:00:32.

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