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Storytellers Workshop NYC Presented By Songstress Monday Michiru And FoSn, A Series Of Lyric Writing Seminars In NYC

Storytellers Workshop NYC Presented By Songstress Monday Michiru And FoSn, A Series Of Lyric Writing Seminars In NYC

Songstress Monday Michiru and FoSn presents “Storytellers Workshop NYC,” a series of lyric writing seminars in the Big Apple, kicking off their fall session with four weekly classes (November 4th, 12th, 18th and 25th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.), and ending with a student showcase “Lyricists Lounge” at Club Bonafide on December 8th (3:00 p.m.). About Monday Michiru Born in Japan, Monday’s musical and cultural perspectives were formed not only by her upbringing in both Japan and coastal U.S., but also by her ...

Those Who Can Do, Teach: Why You Should Consider Teaching Music Online

Those Who Can Do, Teach: Why You Should Consider Teaching Music Online

While most musicians might not see themselves as educators, prefer the idea of performing to providing lessons, this piece offers a series of compelling reasons why, as a skilled musician, one should give series thought the idea of teaching music online. Guest post by Christine Elise Occhino of Soundfly's Flypaper I have found that the most valuable education I ever received in any subject was always from someone who professionally did (or currently does) what they teach. That’s why you, as the ...

New England Conservatory Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Groundbreaking Jazz Department

New England Conservatory Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Groundbreaking Jazz Department

In recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Jazz Studies department and the Jazz Studies program, New England Conservatory is hosting Jazz50, a year- long series of concerts and events. On stage will be the distinguished jazz alumni, faculty, students and special guests offering an incredible array of musical and compositional talent. Performances are to be to held at NEC's acoustically superb Jordan Hall, providing an intimate and versatile setting. And several other performances are scheduled in New ...

Forbes Names Berklee, Julliard, NYU Top Colleges For Alumni Success in Entertainment

Forbes Names Berklee, Julliard, NYU Top Colleges For Alumni Success in Entertainment

NYU, Julliard, and Berklee were the top three on a new Forbes list of the top 15 schools in the U.S. that produce alumni who have achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the entertainment industry. Alongside Harvard, Yale, Brown, UCLA, Forbes cited Berklee for the “sheer number of Grammy winners who have attended the music school” including Charlie Puth B.M. '13, Annie Clark '03 of St. Vincent, and John Mayer '98. 15. Syracuse University 14. Wesleyan University  13. Carnegie Mellon University 12. Dartmouth College  ...

What's It Worth? A College Education's Value In The Music Industry

What's It Worth? A College Education's Value In The Music Industry

Many people are still raised with the belief that a college education is the best way to put you on a path to success in the workforce, but in an industry like the music business, experience is far more prized than a high GPA. So how does higher education fit into a field like music? Guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix  In the latest episode of Music Biz 101, host James Shotwell speaks directly to those pursuing a career ...

Nashville College Students Get Credit For Bonnaroo

Nashville College Students Get Credit For Bonnaroo

Some of the attendees at this weekend’s Bonnaroo music fest in Manchester, Tenn., will be getting college credit for attending. Students from Nashville’s Belmont University are on their way to nearby Manchester as part of the “Belmont at Bonnaroo” program, which provides academic immersion into festival culture while providing students hands-on experience and relevant music research. The program is led by Dr. Sarita Stewart of music business and Dr. Ken Spring of sociology. It consists of two co-curricular classes, “Research ...

Study With World Renowned Guitarist/Composer Dean Brown Via Skype

Study With World Renowned Guitarist/Composer Dean Brown Via Skype

​Dean Brown’s music defies boundaries to combine Rock, Latin, Jazz, Funk, and Fusion into a joyful, soulful, dynamic and intense groove. He is well known in the global jazz/fusion scene for his powerful virtuosic rhythm guitar work and his passionate melodic soloing. Those who have seen and heard Dean perform are immediately pulled in by the energy he puts into each and every note. ATTN: Limited openings available! Reserve your spot now! About Skype Lessons with Guitarist/Composer Dean Brown “My ...

Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty At Northern Illinois University School Of Music, Plans Live Recording With His Group The Organi-sation

Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty At Northern Illinois University School Of Music, Plans Live Recording With His Group The Organi-sation

Renowned jazz guitarist Bobby Broom has been appointed assistant professor of music in the Northern Illinois University School of Music. He will teach jazz guitar and improvisation in the school’s nationally recognized Jazz Studies Program. “I’m thrilled and honored to assume this position at Northern Illinois University,” Broom said. “I’m looking forward to sharing with my students, colleagues, and the community all that I’ve gleaned throughout my life and career of making music with many of the 20th century’s jazz ...

Music Industry How To Helps Jazz Singers And Songwriters With New Comprehensive Guide

Music Industry How To Helps Jazz Singers And Songwriters With New Comprehensive Guide

Music industry authority blog Music Industry How To recently revised their songwriting article, turning it into a thorough and comprehensive guide for aspiring jazz songwriters and jazz singers. This guide touches on the fundamentals of how a song is structured and created, the lyric writing process, collaboration, using songwriting apps and more. It also features a frequently asked questions section, which answers some of the most common and pressing questions songwriters have as they’re learning and developing their craft. Aspiring ...

Walter Smith III Joins Berklee As Chair Of The Woodwind Department

Walter Smith III Joins Berklee As Chair Of The Woodwind Department

Berklee has named saxophonist Walter Smith III as chair of the Woodwind Department. Smith, a Berklee alumnus who recently released his fifth album as a leader, is widely recognized as an accomplished performer and composer, and an inspired educator. Smith takes up the position on May 1. “Bill Pierce has left a strong legacy of excellence and achievement which we will continue to build on, looking towards the future with an emphasis on creating more opportunities for the students in ...


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