Category Archives: Music

How to Teach Guitar to a Group of Children?

guitar-kidsThere is a familiar path you can follow if you wish to teach guitar to a group of children. I have been teaching guitar to children for over ten years now.

Initially, I taught on a one on one basic but currently I specialize in groups.  Apart from guitars, you can find more gadgets that engage kids if you click here.

You may think that teaching guitar to a group of children is ineffective if you don’t know how to undertake the process. The advantage of teaching adults in groups is that they listen without setting rules.

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Top Five Benefits of Music for Kids

Everyone understands that music is not only soothing but also relaxing. One thing you could not be aware of is that the only activity that engages the whole of your mind is listening to music.

Most of the other activities only require the right or left section of your brain or even a smaller portion of each portion. This article focuses on five benefits of music for kids.

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There is sufficient evidence that music therapy is highly therapeutic. Have you ever asked yourself why surgeons like listening … Read the rest

Music For Relaxation: How Music Can Eliminate Stress

relaxing-with-musicIt is a well-known fact that listening to calming music can help to relax you at the end of a long day at the office. Music has a direct effect on our emotional state, thus if used appropriately, it can be an extremely effective stress management tool.

Most of us living in a fast-paced society don’t take nearly enough time to focus on our own well being as we should, thus we allow stress to reach levels that can be debilitating to our personal and professional lives.

Listening to music for relaxation purposes can be just as effective as taking … Read the rest

An Evaluation of the Best Headphones for Studio Recording and Mixing

Every week I come across someone asking about the best headphones for mixing and recording on the SOS forums. It is not very easy to answer this question because you have to look at a wide range of features. There are several headphones recommended for studio use such as Audio Technica ATH-M50X,  Audio Technica ATH M35,  AKG K702, AKG K240,  Beyerdynamic DT150, Beyerdynamic DT 250, Fostex T50RP, Sennheiser HD600, Shure SRH840, and the Ultrasone Pro 900 headphones just to name a few. The design you choose depends on your personal preferences and your singing style. The advantage you have … Read the rest

Top 5 Karaoke Machine for Children

Karaoke MicThere exist so many karaoke machines that are specially designed for your kids. If your kid is a budding pop star, you can expose them to the right foundation right in your home.

These machines provide a lot of entertainment to you and your children. Karaoke machines for children mainly focus on fun and portability. Most of these machines have a nice character theme and crazy lights.

Most kids like moving with their toys from place to place. This also assists parents because it keeps their kids busy while traveling.

You can move with these machines to relative’s homes or … Read the rest

The Tenor Who Gave 2,928 Metropolitan Opera Performances

The Metropolitan Opera in New York City keeps records of its performances in the Metropolitan Opera Archives.

Every performer, whether a singer, conductor or dancer, who has appeared in more than 100 performances with the opera is listed in the archives. The list is extensive, and many famous stars are listed there.

Among the immediately recognized are conductor James Levine (2531 appearances), tenor Enrico Caruso (863 appearances), tenor Placido Domingo (673 appearances), tenor Luciano Pavarotti (378 appearances), conductor Arturo Toscanini (480 appearances), soprano Renata Scotto (314 appearances), mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade (300 appearances), mezzo soprano Marilyn Horne (252 appearances) … Read the rest