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Brass Musician Magazine

  • Brass Musician welcomes Kate Wohlman aboard as chief editor and newest contributor!
    KATE WOHLMAN BIO  A native of the United Kingdom, Kate began performing at an early age on piano, voice, and trumpet.  After spending five years as a chorister she gained a further scholarship to study tuba at Wells Cathedral School for her high sc…
    - 20 Nov 13, 12:13pm -
  • Brass shows its mettle
    It’s time to shine a light on a group of instruments with a long, proud and loud history, collectively known as Brass.   Sinfini Music Brass Spotlight They’ve been around since the Middle Ages; today they are accessible to everyone, from a teena…
    - 23 Oct 13, 10:10am -
  • Relaunch of Iconic 1950’s Jazz Catalog, Bethlehem Records, Announced by Verse Music Group & Naxos of America

    Relaunch of Iconic 1950’s Jazz Catalog, Bethlehem Records, Announced by Verse Music Group & Naxos of America

    Classic Albums will be Restored & Remastered for CD, Digital and 10” & 12” Vinyl Release First Reissue Sets Debuts August, 27, 2013 Verse Music Group & Naxos of America are happy to announce the reissue of iconic 1950’s Jazz catalog, Bethlehe…
    - 23 Oct 13, 9:56am -
  • Jon Sass Low Brass Seminars
        Greetings to fellow low brass musicians,   Till the end of 2013 , I will be presenting two more – 3- day seminars for tuba, euphonium, trombone- bass trombone at the GEA AKADEMIE-located in Schrem, Austria . They will take place at the begi…
    - 23 Oct 13, 9:45am -
  • Tone Grafting

    Tone Grafting

    Tone Grafting by: Brad Edwards Here’s a practice trick that might be helpful.  Sometimes we get so wrapped up in playing a phrase that we lose sight of maintaining a good TONE on every note throughout the phrase.Sometimes, it helps to extract a…
    - 13 Aug 13, 10:06am -
  • Your Freelance Blueprint
    By: Michael Attaway of Providence Brass   I can remember being in college pursuing a music degree, and I was scared to death of entering the music field. Why?  I knew that orchestra jobs are competitive, and I had no idea how to support myself outs…
    - 7 Aug 13, 11:29am -
  • JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Perform First Ever Triple Trombone Concerto

    JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Perform First Ever Triple Trombone Concerto

    On November 16, 17 and 18, 2012 JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performed the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s Triple Concerto for Three Trombones and Orchestra featuring the trombone section of the BPO, Jonathan Lombardo and T…
    - 11 Dec 12, 4:30pm -
  • Andy Scott shortlisted for British Composer Award
    Andy Scott’s Spirit of Mingus has been shortlisted for a British Composer Award 2012 in the Wind Band or Brass Band category. The work beat off stiff competition from some of the UK’s leading contemporary composers to make it on to the shortlist…
    - 10 Dec 12, 2:17pm -
  • Brass Clinic: Developing a Beautiful Brass Sound
      This discussion was developed for horn students, but works well for all brass.  Sound is the first thing we notice and the last thing we remember about any performance.  Tone is the most important aspect of our playing.  Every note we play demo…
    - 10 Dec 12, 2:03pm -
  • Art and architecture inspire trumpeter / composer Erik Jekabson’s “Anti-mass”
    Anti-Mass, a chamber-jazz concept album by trumpeter/composer Erik Jekabson, features his String-tet playing music inspired by artwork from the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. The impressive list of sideman includes Dayna Stephens, tenor sax;…
    - 24 Sep 12, 11:53am -

Create Digital Music

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Music Pro News

  • New Address! MusicProNews.blogspot.com
    Dear Readers,Please note that Music Pro News will move from our current address (www.voiceanddrumnews.blogspot.com) to www.musicpronews.blogspot.comWe look forward to continuing to serve the DC theatre community!
    - 9 Apr 16, 11:45pm -
  • City of Fairfax Theatre Company -- The Music Man Auditions

    City of Fairfax Theatre Company -- The Music Man Auditions

    Fast-talking professor Harold Hill arrives in River City, Iowa with a grand plan: to form the finest band America has ever seen! Despite the town’s enthusiasm, straightlaced librarian Marian Paroo smells a scam. Will Professor Hill and his lively y…
    - 9 Apr 16, 8:35pm -
  • OLDE TOWNE CAROLERS - 2016 Online Auditions

    OLDE TOWNE CAROLERS - 2016 Online Auditions

    Olde Towne Carolers, the region’s foremost caroling company, is seeking talented singers for the 2016 holiday season. The caroling season runs from mid-November through the end of December. Gigs are primarily in eastern PA (Philly, Main Line, Leh…
    - 9 Apr 16, 8:31pm -
  • Maryland Lyric Opera Vocal Competition 2016

    Maryland Lyric Opera Vocal Competition 2016

    We believe that the individuality and the expressivity of the singers is the most important aspect of an operatic production. Therefore the goal of our competition is to choose the singers that best exemplify this philosophy. Once the finalists are s…
    - 5 Apr 16, 2:04pm -
  • French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE)

    French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE)

    Mid Atlantic Arts FoundationThe guidelines and online application for the next grant round of the French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE) program are now available.Co-administered by FACE Foundation (French-American Cultural Exchange) and Mid Atlantic A…
    - 2 Apr 16, 6:41pm -
  • McLean Community Players - "Footloose" Auditions

    McLean Community Players - "Footloose" Auditions

    Our next auditions are for Footloose April 11 & 12Who: See Character DetailsPRINCIPALS2 Women2 Teen Girls1 Man3 Teen BoysFEATURED3 Women3 Teen Boys1 ManENSEMBLESinging-dancing ensemble consisting of Townspeople and High School StudentsAuditions are l…
    - 2 Apr 16, 6:36pm -
  • Part Time Music Theory Instructor Needed

    Part Time Music Theory Instructor Needed

    Established Northern Virginia Voice Studio is seeking a part time Beginning and AP music theory and sight singing / ear training instructor. We will be offering small classes for teens or adults, and private tutoring. Some materials will be provided;…
    - 1 Apr 16, 5:46pm -
  • Music Director -- Baltimore Choral Arts Society

    Music Director -- Baltimore Choral Arts Society

    The Baltimore Choral Arts Society seeks a full-time Music Director to succeed its esteemed Music Director Tom Hall, in leading this critically-acclaimed professional chorus.Recognized as one of the nation's premier choruses, Baltimore Choral Arts per…
    - 31 Mar 16, 8:54pm -
  • Wanna Be In HAIRSPRAY LIVE? NBC Will Hold Open Call to Cast Tracy Turnblad!

    Wanna Be In HAIRSPRAY LIVE? NBC Will Hold Open Call to Cast Tracy Turnblad!

    If you've ever wanted to strut you stuff on the Corny Collins Show, today is your lucky day! NBC and Telsey + Company just announced that there will be an open call to cast HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s young leading lady. Check out the details below!Wanna Be In…
    - 29 Mar 16, 4:39pm -
  • Capitol Opera Richmond

    Capitol Opera Richmond

    Capitol Opera Richmond is looking for singers for an original Filipino opera sung in Tagalog entitled "Noli mi tangere" (or "Touch me not.") It is the only Filipino opera in Tagalog based on the story of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. "N…
    - 29 Mar 16, 4:34pm -

ReverbNation Blog

  • new4 Ways To Make Your Next Album Release A Success

    4 Ways To Make Your Next Album Release A Success

    There’s nothing quite like the feeling of gearing up to release a new album. All the adrenaline, excitement, and anticipation of the last several months coming to fruition—it can be tempting to just release it on a whim, eager to get it out to th…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:00am -
  • 10 Things To Do Before Recording Guitar

    10 Things To Do Before Recording Guitar

    You’ve written an amazing song and now you’re ready to record. Whether you’re a solo act or part of a band, recording electric guitar or acoustic, there are many things to consider before hitting the record button. From obvious points such as p…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 9:15am -
  • 4 Lyrical Cliches To Avoid

    4 Lyrical Cliches To Avoid

    Unless the music you make is purely instrumental, the tone, felling, and narrative of the lyrical content in your songs is most likely going to be an important part of your musical identity. Depending on the kind of music you make, you might not thin…
    - 7 days ago, 15 May 18, 9:00am -
  • Why You Shouldn’t Rely On Crowdfunding For All Of Your Releases

    Why You Shouldn’t Rely On Crowdfunding For All Of Your Releases

    Crowdfunding is an excellent way to promote new music and to help fund it at the same time. Platforms designed to reach friends, family and fans make it easy for artists to reach out to their community and ask for their help in turning a musical visi…
    - 12 days ago, 10 May 18, 9:00am -
  • Music Law 101: Who Owns The Copyright In A Song?

    Music Law 101: Who Owns The Copyright In A Song?

    After your band has written and recorded a song, who actually owns the song? This simple question does not necessarily have a simple answer. How many people were involved in the writing process? Were there other people involved in the recording proce…
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 18, 9:00am -
  • 4 Bad Touring Scenarios To Avoid

    4 Bad Touring Scenarios To Avoid

    If you’re at all serious about trying to pursue a meaningful career in music, you most likely already know how important it is to tour and build connections on the road. Unless you’re remarkably lucky, fans and the music industry alike won’t st…
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 18, 9:00am -
  • Artist Interview: How Skrizzy Got Signed To Radar Live

    Artist Interview: How Skrizzy Got Signed To Radar Live

    Skrizzy is a hip hop artist from L.A., who coined his own genre of music called Trill and B. He started performing and recording music at the age of 14. Skrizzy recently signed to Radar Live (who’ve worked with artists such as Buju Banton, Gucci Ma…
    - 18 days ago, 4 May 18, 9:00am -
  • 5 Easy Tour Meal Ideas That Won’t Make You Feel Bad

    5 Easy Tour Meal Ideas That Won’t Make You Feel Bad

    Eating meals exclusively delivered by gas stations and fast food restaurants on tour will make you sick after just a couple of days. But with profit margins on the road being so thin, buying three healthy meals from restaurants each day while touring…
    - 19 days ago, 3 May 18, 9:00am -
  • How Playlists Are Helping Bands Focus More On Their Music And Less On Their Image

    How Playlists Are Helping Bands Focus More On Their Music And Less On Their Image

    An artist’s image has little to do with the music they make, but from the clothes a band wears in press photos to the artwork they’ve chosen for their albums. The visual aesthetic musicians choose to present to the world is a big deal when it com…
    - 21 days ago, 1 May 18, 9:00am -
  • How Taking Time Off From Music Can Hurt Your Career

    How Taking Time Off From Music Can Hurt Your Career

    If you’ve just wrapped up a two-month tour with your band, taking a long break from music might sound like a good idea, but it could end up hurting your music career. Other than the lucky few musicians who’ve found ways to sustain themselves pure…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 9:00am -

Sound On The Sound

  • Music of Seattle

    Music of Seattle

    Seattle is the biggest city in Washington where music has a rich history with different genes. Over the years, Seattle music has played a major role in developing the history of Washington’s music as well with genres such as grunge is hugely popula…
    - 27 Mar 15, 1:48am -
  • Love Songs Don’t Have to Suck

    Love Songs Don’t Have to Suck

    When it comes to enjoying love songs, many seem to have wondered how in the world someone writes about this weird feeling. On the other hand, some people just pick the beat right away and get emotionally attached to the song. Well, both of these stat…
    - 24 Aug 13, 9:29am -
  • North of Northwest: Japandroids – Celebration Rock

    North of Northwest: Japandroids – Celebration Rock

    We all know how famous Japandroids are and there is not much to say about them as the band has delivered some of the best songs in recent years. They are Canadian band from Vancouver, British Columbia whose focus is on rock genre. Established in 2006…
    - 15 Jun 12, 3:23am -
  • The Music of Iceland

    The Music of Iceland

    Don’t Believe In The Greater Good?  Well, it’s high time you start. If it wasn’t for seemingly endless dark Icelandic winters with only 5 hours between sunrise and sunset the one would never experience one of the most inspiring musical scenes…
    - 3 Dec 11, 1:39am -
  • Best Road Trip Songs to Fuel Up Your Mood

    Best Road Trip Songs to Fuel Up Your Mood

    Hitting the highway this summer? No road trip is complete without those killer songs that get everyone in the adventurous mood. This selection is the perfect playlist for your next adventure. 1. “Road to Nowhere” by Talking Heads The best part of…
    - 27 Oct 11, 3:38am -
  • Benefit Show this Saturday with Grand Hallway and The Maldives

    Benefit Show this Saturday with Grand Hallway and The Maldives

    From last year when Drew Grow had an accident and gears were stolen every week, I too did had medical mishaps. However, I have received some overwhelming support from the local musicians, organization, and most importantly from the music fans. On Sat…
    - 22 Sep 11, 1:44am -
  • How To Set Up a Home Recording Studio

    How To Set Up a Home Recording Studio

    Before setting up your home recording studio ask yourself two questions: 1. Do I need a professional studio or a beginner’s one? 2. How much (money) is too much and when cheap is too cheap? If indecisive, opt for the middle ground. Why? If you are…
    - 8 Jun 11, 10:14am -
  • The Rebirth of the Columbia City Theater

    The Rebirth of the Columbia City Theater

    Columbia City Theater in Seattle is an historic theatre with some of the finest singers and artists have graced its stage. Built in 1917 in an obscure location (back in the 1920s, the location was not convenient), Columbia City Theater has reopened a…
    - 4 Sep 10, 11:29am -
  • Why Should You Have Remote Ceiling Fans?

    Why Should You Have Remote Ceiling Fans?

    If we look around us, we will find that things are changing at amazing rates. In this revolutionising era, even simple things such as a ceiling fan do not seem to be left out. Therefore, it is our job to stay updated with the latest trends and innova…
    - 14 Aug 10, 3:06am -
  • Top 7 European Singers

    Top 7 European Singers

    It is a common mistake to assume that all great music is made in The United States or Asia. Here is a list of seven European singers who have achieved international success. 1. Björk Born in 1965, BjörkGuðmundsdóttir has enjoyed a four-decade lon…
    - 3 May 10, 3:39am -
Recipe Test Nest
Recipe Test Nest
Recipe Test Nest
Recipe Test Nest

The Centric Music Blog

  • The Blogception
    Advice. There’s an utter buggerload of it out there on the internet. Some of it wonderful, but a worrying amount of it utterly useless that never gets to any real crux of the issue and is simply masquerading as click bait for advertising revenue or…
    - 23 Oct 15, 5:05am -
  • Sentric’s advert syncs of the year 2014

    Sentric’s advert syncs of the year 2014

    By Patrick – follow me on Twitter 2014 is drawing to a close and like a survivalist counting tins of corned beef we have been checking and re-checking all the syncs we have licensed over the past twelve months. What a year it has been with an unpr…
    - 11 Dec 14, 12:43pm -
  • Ask the… studio producer/engineer/mixer.
    As part of Fund Your Future we’ve teamed up with Miloco Studios to offer one of our artists the chance to win a two day recording session so who better to give advice on the do’s and don’ts than Matt Lawrence, the Grammy Award winning producer,…
    - 9 Dec 14, 5:44am -
  • Ask the music industry; “If I was an emerging artist & I had £1,000 to spend then…”

    Ask the music industry; “If I was an emerging artist & I had £1,000 to spend then…”

    According to ABBA, money is a thing of hilarity if you are lucky enough to have plenty of it in the first place, but as the majority of artists I know are yet to have written enough über hits to fill a musical and then some on top; it appears to be…
    - 19 Nov 14, 5:30am -
  • #56 The Sentric Music Podcast November 2014
    It’s the penultimate podcast of 2014 and, unsurprisingly, we have yet more rather brilliant new music for you. It’s a tried & tested format by now so why change it, eh? If you don’t discover your new favourite song in this episode we’ll refun…
    - 3 Nov 14, 10:49am -
  • Everybody needs good neighbour(ing rights)…

    Everybody needs good neighbour(ing rights)…

    So what is PPL? (also known as ‘neighbouring rights')PPL is an income stream that is split between two parties;1) The master rights ownerSo, traditionally (oh that word in these blogs, hey?), the master rights owner is the record label,…
    - 19 Aug 14, 12:21pm -
  • #53 The Sentric Music Podcast August 2014
    The kids are off school. They need entertaining *constantly* (seriously; what's that about? Why can't they just have a nice sit down for a while?) so here's an hour of music to keep them occupied as you get some alone time with a cup of tea which has…
    - 14 Aug 14, 12:54pm -
  • #51 The Sentric Music Podcast June 2014
    June. The World Cup, Wimbledon and, as this podcast is uploaded into the world, it's only bloody sunny as well isn't it?! WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE I TELL YOU!!! With all these amazing things happening you're going to need a soundtrack to go with your…
    - 18 Jun 14, 5:19am -
  • #50 The Sentric Music Podcast May 2014
    Fifty months ago a simple man with a simple idea coupled with a simple vocabulary sat down to record the debut Sentric Music podcast. It was a farcical affair back then, but after 49 more attempts we arrive here, in May 2014, with this; the 50th Sent…
    - 15 May 14, 6:39am -
  • #49 The Sentric Music Podcast April 2014
    Easter is here, you've got to entertain the kids/nieces/nephews/cousins/grandchildren and you simply can't watch any more Peppa Pig for fear of insanity. Stick them in front of SoundCloud for 57 minutes and give them an education in new music
    - 15 Apr 14, 8:21am -

The Cross-Eyed Pianist

  • newProfessionals side-by-side with outstanding students to perform ‘Metamorphosen’
    London Orchestra Project Strauss: Metamorphosen Sunday 27 May 2018 at 19:30, LSO St Lukes, London, EC1 V 9NG The London Orchestra Project, a new venture where principal players from across London’s professional orchestras sit side-by-side with outs…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 May 18, 8:47am -
  • Tristan’s 30s & 40s jazz playlist
    I had a great time in December putting together music for my friend Honor’s wedding in Singapore. We met each other through an immersive theatre company called Punchdrunk, whose shows we have both been to multiple times – on three continents. The…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 9:09am -
  • Meet the Artist – Chenyin Li, pianist

    Meet the Artist – Chenyin Li, pianist

    I am not what you call a loyal listener, I go through phases. However, the old masters seem to always make me stop and pay attention whenever I hear them: Guido Agosti, Shura Cherkassky, Vladimir Sofronitsky, Pablo Casals, Alfred Cortot, Benjamin Bri…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Thoroughly Good podcast: the Leeds Piano Competition 2018 
    The Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast invites three people who play, listen or otherwise work in classical music to sit and discuss the subject they love. They’re unplanned conversations recorded as live, very nearly unedited, and more often…
    - 7 days ago, 16 May 18, 4:25am -
  • “A heavenly weekend for all pianophiles” – Chopin Festival at St Mary’s Perivale
    Hugh Mather, the indefatigable director of concerts at St Mary’s Perivale in West London, introduces a major weekend festival of Chopin’s immortal piano music, and examines some of the rationale behind the festival. We are holding the St Mary’s…
    - 8 days ago, 15 May 18, 6:30am -
  • Pianist of quiet poise wins BBC Young Musician 2018

    Pianist of quiet poise wins BBC Young Musician 2018

    At only 16, Lauren already seems fully formed as a musician, and throughout the competition she has displayed a level of artistry and musical maturity commensurate with a professional performer at least twice her age.
    - 9 days ago, 14 May 18, 12:09am -

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