Ensemble Blog: Resources for Students, Parents, & Teachers

Learning to Improvise on Any Instrument

Learning to Improvise on Any Instrument

In music, improvisation means creating a musical composition on the spot, by yourself or while playing with others. Improvisation can be a wonderful way to showcase your knowledge and abilities on any

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How Does Music Build Confidence?

How Does Music Build Confidence?

Everyone recognizes the importance of developing confidence and self-esteem, but actually knowing how to cultivate these qualities is much more challenging. What makes some people more confident than others? Is there anything

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Ten Pro Tips for the Working Musician

Ten Pro Tips for the Working Musician

So many musicians want to make a career out of playing music. It can be a fun, rewarding career, but is notoriously difficult to get into. Through my experiences, thoughtful discussions and

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How to Find a Good Music Teacher

How to Find a Good Music Teacher

Are you or your child looking for a music teacher but don’t know where to start? We’ve laid out some suggestions so you can find the best music teacher possible. Why It’s

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How to Start Your Career in Music

How to Start Your Career in Music

For many aspiring musicians, a full-time music career is a dream. It takes a high-level work ethic and the right approach, but anyone can make a career in music. If you want

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