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6 Ways Composers Can Make Money During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for composers, and even as we move into the recovery period, the live music industry is still finding its footing. If you’re a composer, your income might still be suffering from a lack of work opportunities. But by livestreaming performances, selling sample packs of your music, and …

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Learn How to Turn the World Into Your Child’s Oyster

In America, children attend school about 180 days per year. While school is beneficial, it may not be your child’s most important learning environment. Most Children learn by mimicking adults and interacting with their environment. Turning the world into your child’s classroom can provide numerous benefits. Parents wanting to improve their children’s opportunities for success …

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Music Therapy Used in Addiction Treatment

How Music Therapy Is Used In Addiction Treatment

Music therapy involves clinical use of musical interventions to achieve therapeutic goals such as overcoming depression and anxiety. It is often used as a tool in inpatient drug rehab centers. In the realm of addiction, music is an evidence-based therapy that is popular in health communities. Research tells us that music therapy, when performed by …

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Recording Vocals: What You Need To Know About Microphones

Microphones are one of the most essential tools when recording music. Whether you record in a studio or at home, the microphone is vital for most of the things that you’ll be doing. When recording songs, the microphone will be crucial for vocal tracks that you need for these projects. And while we’ve already given …

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Do Your Headphones Hurt Your Ears When Practicing Piano? Learn How to Play Pain-Free

When you are practicing the piano, you might want to use headphones to keep your playing private. There are lots of reasons for wanting to avoid your practice being audible to others, and headphones are the best way to do this. However, wearing headphones while playing piano can start to hurt your ears after a …

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