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Introducing Aidan

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Aidan Aidan joined the Sono team in 2022, bringing with him a wealth of practical know-how. He is an extremely talented young player with over seven years of performing in stage bands and small jazz ensembles. He is currently studying at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, majoring in Jazz performance.   Why have you chosen […]

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Introducing Yuma

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 Yuma Yuma (Diploma of Music Performance, Diploma of Teaching) is a highly accomplished pianist with several years of performing and teaching experience. He is currently working towards obtaining the prestigious Trinity College London Licentiate (LTCL) in piano performance. Why have you chosen to pursue a career in music education? Music is my absolute passion, […]

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How To Hit That High Note

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How To Hit That High Note!   Okay so, we’ve all been there. Struggling to hit that high note. Yes, singing in Head Voice can be absolutely terrifying. The squeaking, the breaking and then nothing. Well guess what? It’s all in your head. Literally. Your struggle is mental. Here are some fantastic practical ways to […]

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Performance Anxiety

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Performance Anxiety Preparing yourself for the Sono School of Music Concert! With the Sono School of Music Concert coming up in December, I am writing this article to shed some light on the topic of performance anxiety. Performance anxiety is something that I have been personally affected by in the past, and is now something […]

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Effective Singing Practice For Beginners

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Tips On Singing Practice For Beginners To become a better singer and advance in vocal ability, it is important to practice CONSISTENTLY and EFFECTIVELY, especially in the early stages of singing because your vocal muscles and voice are still developing.  Many beginners are not sure how to approach their singing practice, so here are a […]

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Vocal Care For Singers

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Vocal Care For Singers by Katie Green, Sono School Of Music Those new to singing lessons may not realise how important it is to take care of your voice so that it is able to function at its optimum.  As your voice is a highly delicate instrument, as a singer you must take measures to […]

Holiday Season Operating Times

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Everyone here at Sono Music would like to sincerely thank you for what has been an incredible year! We wish you and your family a safe and happy holidayseason and look forward to working with you in 2019. Please take care to note the following critical information regarding studio operating hours for each studio and what it means […]

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Jazz Improvisation For Singers

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Jazz Improvisation For Singers Jazz improvisation is a defining aspect of the jazz genre. It gives us the opportunity to showcase our abilities and really impress our listeners. For singers, the improvisation that we do is called scatting. A good scat consists of a range of different nonsense syllables (e.g. Doo, Ba, Dee, Bup, Zoo, […]

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A Guide to Belting

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A Guide to Belting Before we talk about how to belt, we are going to do the how to not ever, ever, ever belt. Seriously, I have seen it so many times, people pushing out notes that their vocal chords aren’t used to; straining, cracking, breaking. It’s horrible – beyond horrible – and I don’t […]

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Film Music

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Film Music Everybody loves listening to their favourite bands or artists, or going to concerts and sharing their favourite songs with friends. But music can also have some more subtle, practical uses, especially in the world of film and TV. Early Film Music Since the beginning of film, music has played an integral part of […]