Tag: singing with accompaniment

tips, tricks, what you need to know about singing with accompaniment.

  • Making Sense of a Song by Richard Strauss Through Botany

    Making Sense of a Song by Richard Strauss Through Botany

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Yes, you read that correctly. In the course of this one blog post, I am going to attempt to use a brief study in botany to unravel […]

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  • How to Organize Your Audition Song Book Like a Boss

    How to Organize Your Audition Song Book Like a Boss

    The above video and following tips are drawn from our brand-new, free course, The Definitive Guide to Building Your Audition Book, made in partnership with TheoryWorks. Check it out to see many more insights about what makes a great audition book!  Getting Organized If you’re heading into an audition and your song book isn’t organized, your accompanist will notice, […]

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  • For Singing Actors, Nailing a Song is Just the Tip of the Audition-Room Iceberg

    For Singing Actors, Nailing a Song is Just the Tip of the Audition-Room Iceberg

    The above video is courtesy of our brand-new, free course, The Definitive Guide to Building Your Audition Book. Being prepared for an audition in musical theater is a multi-faceted endeavor. Yes, you need to do what you do best and flawlessly — sing, act, and possibly even bust out a dance step or two — but […]

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  • Rhythm Section Essentials Workshop: “Locking in” with Bass and Drums

    Rhythm Section Essentials Workshop: “Locking in” with Bass and Drums

    In most ensembles, a combination of drums, bass, guitar, percussion, and keys make up the rhythm section, which provides the rhythmic and harmonic direction of the band. Particularly for bass and drums, one of the most challenging things to understand is how to interact with each other to make music that achieves something specific. When […]

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  • 4 Tips to Get Better at Playing and Singing Simultaneously

    If you want to be an active professional musician, you should learn to sing. It’s an incredibly beneficial skill for your ear development, and it’s a lot of fun as well! There are tons of benefits to being able to sing and play an instrument at the same time. For musicians that are primarily instrumentalists, […]

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  • Why Singers Need to Learn Piano

    Why Singers Need to Learn Piano

    + Bridge the worlds of theory, improvisation, and jazzy hip-hop, and improve your piano chops with Grammy-winner Kiefer in his course, Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats. Singers need to learn piano — it’s a fact. I’ve played many instruments over the years — trumpet, clarinet, and sax to name a few — but first and foremost, […]

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