Monday February 26 2024, 3:15 PM
Diatonic Scales Music scales can seem quite complicated, especially when you're just delving into the world of music theory as a newbie. I'd like to offer an easy breakdown for budding musicians who want to get a firm grasp on the...
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Friday January 19 2024, 6:15 PM
What Is A Grace Note? A grace note is a musical notation that indicates the brief insertion of an extra note or notes into a melody. These additional notes are usually played quickly and are not essential to the main structure of the...
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Thursday December 21 2023, 3:00 PM
Rhythm In Music  One of the fundamental components that breathe life into music is rhythm. R hythm involves manipulating time, encompassing the duration of notes, the accentuation of beats, and the timing of events within a musical phrase....
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Sunday December 17 2023, 5:47 PM
Music Theory Quiz Are you a student looking to quickly test your knowledge? Or maybe you're a teacher looking for fun ways to challenge your students. Music theory quizzes can be valuable for several reasons, contributing to a more...
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Tuesday November 28 2023, 9:30 PM
The "Do Re Mi" Scale  Many people ask me about this scale, and I find it pretty funny that the true term for it isn't widely known, but the scale itself is.  The "do-re-mi" scale refers to the solfège...
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Tuesday November 7 2023, 11:45 PM
Rhythm Exercises Understanding and mastering rhythm is fundamental to becoming a proficient musician. Thankfully, from basic steady beat exercises to advanced rhythmic dictation, there are tons of exercises that will not only improve...
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Monday October 30 2023, 6:00 PM
What Is An Arpeggio? At its core, an arpeggio is simply a broken chord where the notes are played individually, rather than simultaneously. Breaking down a chord adds depth and color to a song that a block chord wouldn't be able to!...
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Friday October 27 2023, 9:15 AM
Sharps Vs. Flats In the language of music, sharps (#) and flats (♭) stand as elemental signposts, guiding musicians through a variety of pitches as they read sheet music. Sharps elevate notes by a half step, infusing...
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Thursday October 12 2023, 5:15 PM
Music Theory Basics Understanding the theory of music is important for so many different reasons if you are a serious musician. Even just learning the basics can take you so far in the music world. For one, it provides a universal language...
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Thursday September 28 2023, 4:45 PM
Pitch Vs. Tone Pitch and tone are two essential elements that significantly impact how our vocal messages are received. Whether in music, personal relationships, professional settings, or public speaking, mastering pitch and tone...
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