Tag: Guitar

  • 5 Days of a Great Musician: The Story & Music of Pete Seeger

    A Note to Open School Students and Families: I often tell my students, “it is okay to make mistakes, as long as you learn from them and do everything you can to correct them the next time”. Well, I make mistakes, too. I made two big mistakes on the Specialists Activity page this week. I’m […]

  • Buying Used Musical Instruments

    New musical instruments are shiney and cool, but most decent instruments can equal the cost of a month or two of mortgage. The good news is that there are many places to get quality used musical instruments at a steep discount. For keyboards, guitars, and drums, Guitar Center is a good place to start, especially […]

  • Recommended Electric Guitars for Home Practice (Kid’s Edition)

    It is true that electric guitar are generally easier to learn more quickly than acoustic guitars. But, few young students think about the possibility of getting a guitar appropriate for their size. Even electric guitars with full size fretboards can make it difficult for young students to reach the notes they wish to play. The […]

  • Note Names Exercises

    Note Names Beginner Treble Clef With Hints

    Last week, I introduced the first of a series of custom music exercises I will be building from the tools over at musictheory.net. These exercises are all free and should work in any web browser on any computer or mobile device. The following exercises are Note Names exercises specifically for my students needs. I hope […]

  • Week 8 of 30 Weeks of Trumpet Scale Drills: A-Flat Major

    Trumpet Scale Drills in A-Flat Major

    It’s now week eight of the series of scale drills I created specifically for the trumpet. Here is A-Flat Major: [PracticeSingle exercise=”Scale Drills in A-Flat Major” url=”Studio Cline Music – Trumpet Scale Drills in A-Flat Major” instrument=”Trumpet”] You can also use these exercises for other instruments! Here are some instruments that can play the same […]

  • Week 7 of 30 Weeks of Trumpet Scale Drills: A Major

    Trumpet Scale Drills in A Major

    It’s now week seven of the series of scale drills I created specifically for the trumpet. Here is A Major: [PracticeSingle exercise=”Scale Drills in A Major” url=”Studio Cline Music – Trumpet Scale Drills in A Major” instrument=”Trumpet”] You can also use these exercises for other instruments! Here are some instruments that can play the same […]

  • Week 6 of 30 Weeks of Trumpet Scale Drills: E-Flat Major

    Trumpet Scale Drills in E-Flat Major

    It’s now week six of the series of scale drills I created specifically for the trumpet. Here is E-Flat Major: [PracticeSingle exercise=”Scale Drills in E-Flat Major” url=”Studio Cline Music – Trumpet Scale Drills in E-Flat Major” instrument=”Trumpet”] You can also use these exercises for other instruments! Here are some instruments that can play the same […]

  • Week 5 of 30 Weeks of Trumpet Scale Drills: D Major

    Trumpet Scale Drills in D Major

    It’s now week five of the series of scale drills I created specifically for the trumpet. Here is D Major: [PracticeSingle exercise=”Scale Drills in D Major” url=”Studio Cline Music – Trumpet Scale Drills in D Major” instrument=”Trumpet”] You can also use these exercises for other instruments! Here are some instruments that can play the same […]

  • Week 4 of 30 Weeks of Trumpet Scale Drills: B-Flat Major

    Trumpet Scale Drills in B Flat Major

    It’s now week four of the series of scale drills I created specifically for the trumpet. Here is B-Flat Major: [PracticeSingle exercise=”Scale Drills in B-Flat Major” url=”Studio Cline Music – Trumpet Scale Drills in B-Flat Major” instrument=”Trumpet”] You can also use these exercises for other instruments! Here are some instruments that can play the same […]

  • Week 3 of 30 Weeks of Trumpet Scale Drills: G Major

    Trumpet Scale Drills in G Major

    It’s now week three of the series of scale drills I created specifically for the trumpet. Here is G Major: [PracticeSingle exercise=”Scale Drills in G Major” url=”Studio Cline Music – Trumpet Scale Drills in G Major” instrument=”Trumpet”] You can also use these exercises for other instruments! Here are some instruments that can play the same […]