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Tip of the Day: Keep the Rhythm Going! by Piano/Autoharp Teacher Gale Gardiner

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Gail Gardiner, Piano, Autoharp Teacher at Paul Howard's Valley Music School

No Matter What Happens Keep the Rhythm Going! by Gale Gardiner, Piano Instructor at Paul Howard’s Valley Music School. When preparing music to perform (regardless of instrument), Jim Houke (international upright bass player, composer) advised me:  “People will forgive a wrong/missed note before they will forgive an interrupted rhythm”.  That is why I help students focus […]

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Wake up your voice!

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Voice Tip of the Day!! Guest Post by Linda Kimball! Did you know that singing is as physical an activity as sports? Part 1 of 5 tip of the day! Wake up the diaphragm. The diaphragm is the muscle beneath the lungs that causes them to fill with air. When you sing the ribs should stay […]