Chopin Your Favorite Composer? How To Play His Piano Music With Historic Accuracy

If you are a piano player and love the music of composer Frédéric Chopin, you are certainly in luck. He is one of the few composers who wrote almost exclusively for solo piano. Modern pianos, however, do not sound exactly like pianos did in Chopin's time (the first third of the 19th Century). If you want to replicate Chopin's compositions with the greatest historical accuracy, here are some tips. Use a piano with single escapement [Read More]

The Importance Of Utilizing Facial Expressions When Singing

As a singer, you need to do more than just hit the right notes. You need to own the song and make it your own by tapping into the emotional content of the song. And once you've done that, you need to understand how to create emotive facial expressions that communicate the message of the song. Examine The Lyrics Of The Song Before you start singing a word of the song or trying out new facial expressions, find the lyrics and carefully examine them. [Read More]