Tag: musical theater

  • What Songs Made You Want to Study Music?

    What Songs Made You Want to Study Music?

    We recorded Ep. 27 of “Themes and Variation” in a livestream featuring NYU’s music-technologist, Ethan Hein. Enjoy the conversation!

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  • A Closer Look at Leonard Bernstein’s Music in West Side Story

    A Closer Look at Leonard Bernstein’s Music in West Side Story

    In the above video (courtesy of our free course The West Side Story Companion created in partnership with Carnegie Hall), we dive deep into the score of the greatest American musical of all time. This video features insights from Grammy-winning conductor Marin Alsop about the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic backbone of the piece’s musical score. In West Side Story, composer […]

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  • 5 Crowdfunding Journeys We’d Love You to Support Right Now

    5 Crowdfunding Journeys We’d Love You to Support Right Now

    + What are you working on? Share your musical goals with us and we’ll help you reach them. Tell us what you’d like to achieve and learn more about Soundfly Mentorship here. If you’re looking to support the next great cause, there’s no shortage of places to donate your time and money. Whether you’re looking to help a friend […]

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  • How ‘Hamilton’ Put the Music Back at the Center of the Musical

    How ‘Hamilton’ Put the Music Back at the Center of the Musical

    It’s been dissected as a runaway commercial success. It’s been analyzed as an incisive commentary on current race relations. It’s even, at times, received its due as an example of complex poetry in rap. But, rather counterintuitively, relatively few trained musicians have talked about this Broadway hit as pure music in and of itself. Leaving the […]

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  • How to Find Your Vocal Range and Write It on a Résumé

    How to Find Your Vocal Range and Write It on a Résumé

    Your vocal range: It’s present at the top of all your résumés, and is so basic that it’s right there next to your name, height, and contact information. But unlike the URL to your website, your vocal range can be subjective, and tough to describe accurately. And if you’re interested in working in musical theater, […]

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  • Soundfly Mainstage: Our New One Month Intensive Courses for Deeper Learning

    Soundfly Mainstage: Our New One Month Intensive Courses for Deeper Learning

    We’re really excited to announce that we’ve just published three entirely new courses on Soundfly.com! But perhaps more importantly, these courses are part of a new learning product that is entirely different than anything we’ve done so far and will help you better achieve your goals. Our new courses are part of a program we’re […]

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