Useful resources to educate singers and help them grow!
5 Steps to Mastering Sight-Reading
This article posted on Jazzadvice is beneficial for singers as well as musicians. It covers 5 elements that help the musically inclined take their sight-reading skills to the next level. The 5 elements are listed below, but you will get the most benefit by reading the entire article.
- Read bigger chunks of music
- Recognize rhythms and patterns
- Look Ahead
- Continue through your mistakes
How Music Helps Your Mental Health
Music is medicine for your mind.
There are very few things that stimulate the brain in the way it does. It’s one of the most demanding cognitive and neural challenging activities. Music requires complex and accurate timing of multiple actions in your brain because of the structural, mathematical, and architectural relationships between the notes. Although it may not feel like it, your brain is doing a lot of computing to make sense of all the incoming stimuli. It’s one of the few activities that activate almost every part of your brain.
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