Online Music Education, the new normal?
Effectiveness of Online Music Lessons
by Irma de Jong
We started 2020 in social distancing, which has accelerated the need and appreciation for online learning and teaching. Many musicians were forced to go online, as it remained the only possibility to reach their students and to continue to make a living. Even the most sceptics made the first online steps and discovered the effectiveness of Online Music Lessons, or did they find reasons to confirm their beliefs? Let’s have a look! Continue reading Effectiveness of Online Music Lessons
What do you need to boost your music career?
By Irma de Jong
What does it take to have a successful music career? What do you expect and hope to achieve? For this, an important element is to understand what is your motivation and what drives you. To say it accessible; what is your WHY? For many starting young musicians, it’s something they don’t think of. But also more mature musicians very often act on “automatic pilot”. Let’s examine better what you need for a successful music career. Continue reading What do you need to boost your music career?
BEETHOVEN SONATA NO. 23, OP.57, APPASSIONATA
Beethoven himself described this composition Appassionata as one of the best he ever wrote, and it is no doubt the most celebrated of Beethoven’s piano sonatas; the 1st movement, reporting the tempo indication ” Allegro assai” contains five thematic/rhythmical elements, exposed in detail by Master Teacher Gulsin Onay. for iClassical Academy. Continue reading BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATA NO. 23 APPASSIONATA – Masterclass review
Sibelius Academy using online learning musical training
Sibelius Academy, the cornerstone of Finnish music and a pioneer in online learning musical training, has long traditions. Established in 1882, the cradle of classical music education has added other genres to its palette: Jazz and Folk Music have been taught since the early 1980s and Music Technology since the early 1990s. Since 2011 the Academy is active in online music training. Continue reading Sibelius Academy using online learning musical training – experience review
Young Musicians Now Seek Learning Variety
by Paul Cassarly
It’s no secret that every successful musician in the world has had at least one influential teacher in their life. However, it also isn’t surprising to learn that the world’s best musicians have had multiple teachers throughout their career. So why do private teachers insist that their students only listen to them? Continue reading Young Musicians Now Seek Learning Variety
Classical guitar recording like a pro
To learn something it’s always very useful to see professionals at work.
We normally write about how to record your own music at home but consider that the most efficient methods are often brought from professional experience, and this is one of the cases.
Before going to the video, we want to mention some precious indications that come from
Continue reading Classical guitar recording – secrets from professionals
MUSIC E-Learning evolution, latest techniques, and ultimate systems and methods
Under the very renown word “E-learning” we can find several millions of articles, videos, blogs, vlogs, and many more modalities through which people communicate their knowledge to others. And the same happens for music e-learning in particular. It’s a very logical consequence of the native attitude that people have to share. Continue reading E-LEARNING EVOLUTION – ULTIMATE METHODS
Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective
by Paul Casserly
With the dawn of the internet, there is now a decades-old argument as to whether or not learning an instrument or piece of music online is better, or if musicians should merely stick with the traditional in-person approach. This article will attempt to shed light on both sides of this debate. Continue reading Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective
Paganini Caprices, a devilish challenge for many violinists
The 24 Caprices for Solo Violin were written in groups (six, six and twelve) by Niccolò Paganini between 1802 and 1817. As we all know, they demand a lot of technique, velocity, accuracy and precision from the violinist. No wonder these Caprices are both loved and hated by the majority of the players! The series is a real challenge to master. Not only for students but also for professionals and teachers. We had a look at the
online eLearning video series Paganini Caprices with Pavel Berman. Continue reading Online Paganini Caprices Video eLearning Series – Review
Feldenkrais specialist Uri Vardi about his passion and motivation to help musicians all over the world develop themselves holistic
The Feldenkrais method is a very efficient method for auto training, based on the awareness of our motor schemes and reorganizing of muscle reactions to achieve a full-range connection between mind and body. Continue reading Uri Vardi Feldenkrais specialist: “My Teaching Philosophy”