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Now that it’s mid-September, I have a lot of new beginning piano students. Yay! So I thought it would be a good time to write
This is the fifth in the series of posts on “More Than You Wanted to Know About Sound Systems.” The newer and still evolving speaker
This is the fourth and final post in a series on How to Identify the 15 Key Signatures. In order for this to be helpful,
There’s a lot to learn from this tune by Death Cab for Cutie. A link to the video is below for reference. I’m not going
People come to me for voice and piano lessons from all walks of life. I have: five-year-olds whose parents bring them and help them learn
Steve Shelton explains how to pick up our guitars and immediately start shredding along with the famous song “Ventura Highway.”
Pre-COVID times, I used to run open mics. Lots of them. Every week in several different venues. Keeping everything running smoothly and keeping all the
In my last post, “How Using Solfege Helps You Sing Better,” I discussed the idea that in order to get the best intonation possible, the
For whatever reason, you’ve spent some money on an instrument, and you’ve enrolled your child in some music lessons. Now the weekly practice grind begins.
I took jazz guitar lessons with the late Sal Salvador for about three years. He taught me an extremely valuable practice technique that I call
Reader’s note: This post is geared towards students of Crescendo Music System but others will find it useful as well. The Amazing Slow Downer (ASD)
Affectionately known to us and others as “Joey Yeah Yeah,” Joe is our Czar of Cash and Manager of all things money here at CML.
Kirsten Livingston is the latest addition to our talented support team here at Crescendo Music Loft bringing her 25+ years of graphic design and project
We here at The Loft are thrilled to be sponsoring a T-shirt competition supporting our teen music series The Groove. Between now and midnight Feb
I met Steve Shelton a few years back at a gig he was playing with The Reactions at June’s Outback in Killingworth, CT. I had
Rehearsal – Saturday, 12/14, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Concert – Sunday, 12/15, 3:00 pm Sign up NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1 Crescendo Music Loft is starting
If there’s one person I would love to get instruction from on how to connect with your audience from a stage, it would be Christine
Brian Wilkens is the kind of guitar player that some guys I know would admit to having a man-crush on. I’m not a guy, but
Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, 247:00 – 8:30 pmLimited to 20 participants$99.00 This group class will focus on some of the foundational rhythms and grooves
As many of you know, we here at Crescendo Music Loft strive to build community through music in offering teens a space where they can
Crescendo Music Loft is pleased to announce its upcoming auditions for “Uzo’s House” – the house band for our increasingly popular “Groove” monthly open mic