What is 6/8 Time Signature?


Understanding 6/8 Time Signature in Music Many well-known pieces of music are written in the 6/8 time signature. If you're new to time signatures, don't worry! We’ll cover everything you need to know. So, what exactly is 6/8, how does it differ from 3/4 time, and why is it important? Rhythm Rhythm is one of the most essential elements of music, alongside pitch, melody, harmony, and timbre. It organizes the various pitches in our music, helping us follow along through time. In simple terms, rhythm tells us how long each pitch lasts. Notes Different kinds of rhythms are represented by different [...]

What is 6/8 Time Signature?2024-07-03T05:20:52-04:00

How to leverage your online music lessons


The traditional model to teach music lessons involves an exchange of time for money. You teach a music lesson for one hour and you get compensated with a lesson fee. The problem with this approach is that it cannot scale. There is only one of you and only twenty-four hours in a day. In addition to the limitation of your time and energy you will find that the lessons you teach to your music students are quite repetitive. Of course every student will be slightly unique in their needs and learning style but the bulk of information conveyed in [...]

How to leverage your online music lessons2022-12-04T19:34:50-04:00

Busy vs Productive : How to avoid burnout


Do you find yourself saying you are "busy" a lot? If so, take a moment to consider if busy really means overwhelmed. Busy is a feeling, and although it can sound good to say that we are busy it doesn't always mean we are getting things done. Being productive rather than busy is the real goal and it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Busy leads to burnout and it's a real problem these days. For the sake of your mental health, physical wellbeing, and the success of your business, you should deal with it before it gets the best of you. [...]

Busy vs Productive : How to avoid burnout2021-02-22T23:56:54-04:00

Live Q&A with music teachers


On April 13th we had a live session with teachers from around the world. We covered topics including software and hardware, ensemble techniques and workarounds, copyright issues, moving to online courses and marketing your own teaching. If you have questions please feel free to write them in the comments below.

Live Q&A with music teachers2020-04-16T12:48:11-04:00

Working with music groups on Zoom


https://youtu.be/IrOsHrldR5U Bridget called in from Scotland where she is the Director of the Merlin Academy of Traditional Music. We discussed some potential ideas for working with groups online. www.merlinmusicacademy.com

Working with music groups on Zoom2020-04-06T15:11:53-04:00
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