Tips for Singers

Voice Coach ILana Martin is the founder of the Vocal Workout Singing School in New York City and has trained such high profile celebrities as Sean Garrett, P. Diddy and Dirty Money to name a few. ILana has an...
OK, your band has finally starting to get more gigs which is really awesome. That feeling you get when you’re having a good show is beyond amazing. Of course, it’s a huge bummer if something breaks down which stops the show. So you definitely want to be prepared to be able to make a quick fix so you can keep on rocking.
With summer officially here and kids are out of school, now is the perfect time to enroll your child in a summer music camp. Even if your child is already enrolled in private lessons, camps are a perfect way...
Point A to point B. Dreams to realities. How do you get all of your dreams and goals, whether big or small, recognized, organized then accomplished? ...Writing each and every one down. Being artists and musicians, our goals tend to range...
For many musicians who are trying to break into the music industry, the cost of paying a professional sound engineer to record a demo CD is just too high. So, instead, many musicians have started learning how to record their music themselves. 
Working at a repair shop (SF Guitarworks) in the Bay Area for nearly three years taught me a lot about buying used instruments. Occasionally we would have customers bring in seamlessly innocent second-hand guitars (maybe encouraged to purchase them...
As seen on Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Having taught music lessons for over 12 years now, I see some reoccurring themes with my students and I find the most important one to address is "How to Practice".  It may sound...
Are you a rock and roll fan? Is jazz music more your style? Or, are you a fan of classical music? Whatever style of music you like, you can easily learn to play your favorite songs and music genre on the guitar.
We’ve all heard how important the breath is for singing, but unfortunately many voice teachers don’t thoroughly explain it. Most instructors fall back on the same response – “breath from your diaphragm.” Problem is most singers simply don’t know how...
Whether you’re a little-bit country like Taylor Swift, or rock n’ roll like Lzzy Hale, a pick should fit your signature style. Guitar Girl Magazine looked at numerous pick manufacturers to bring you many options and styles to explore. As...