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    Buying Your First Digital Keyboard

    When purchasing your first digital keyboard, there are several factors to consider: size, budget, sound quality, the number of onboard sounds, touch, built-in learning features, recording capability, and connectivity to devices and computers — to name a few. In this article, we’ll try to simplify your shopping decisions by exploring each of these. Short On Space? Go Portable. Small digital keyb…

    The Benefits of Playing Piano … At Any Age

    No matter how old (or young) you are, playing piano is good for you!

    Learning to Solo

    How do you go about making up something to play over a chord or a song section?

    Adding Fills

    How to go beyond just playing the melody.

    Step Up to a Better Bass

    What to look for when you’re ready to take things to the next level.

    Eight Great Tips for Learning Steel-String Acoustic Guitar

    Here’s how to get started — and move in the right direction.

    It’s About the Vibrations: An Interview With JUNO

    Keith Urban’s teaching partner has always been one to carve her own path.

    How to Record Guitar and Build a Song Around It

    Follow these tips to get great results.

    How to Clean Earbuds and Headphones

    Earbuds and headphones get gross. Quick. That’s a simple fact. So if you don’t clean your headphones and earbuds regularly, here are two good reasons to rethink things. First, especially when it co…

    Seven Thanksgiving Movie Scenes to Stream This Season

    Feast your ears on these classic clips.

    Five Podcasts With Great Sound Design

    These productions use creative sonics to bring them to life.

    10 Best Folk Albums to Listen to On Vinyl

    When it’s raining outside, curl up with one of these classics.

    Dedication to the Craft

    Tina Guo on staying true to her creative convictions.

    Going Electric

    Five reasons why today’s orchestral string instruments aren’t always acoustic.

    When Do You Need to Go to a Luthier?

    How to keep your string instrument healthy and sounding great.

    What Is a Fractional Size Violin?

    There is a violin that’s sized right for you.

    Five Benefits of Joining School Orchestra

    Give your child the opportunity of a lifetime.

    How to Prepare Your Child for School Orchestra

    Navigating the first journey into musicianship.

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