Young female vocalist performs with her guitar.

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 […]

10 Drummers To Check Out

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By Jasper, Drumming Coach at Sono School of Music The evolution of the modern drum kit and the musical vocabulary of the people who play it has been a continuing process since the beginning of the 20th century. It’s so important for drummers to check out some of the influential musicians who have helped to […]

Sono Music choir perform onstage.

Benefits of Singing In A Choir

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Benefits of Singing In A Choir The rush of excitement you get when you hear everyone come together in harmony, the high you feel after you’ve left rehearsal or the sense of belonging you feel when you are at rehearsal with a group of supportive people you are able to call your friends… Some of […]

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 […]

Different Genres and Styles of Drumming

Different Genres and Styles of Drumming

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Different Genres and Styles of Drumming Communication is one of the most essential things we do in everyday life to send or receive information, messages, and signals from each other. Music is a special form of communication. We can communicate through music by playing an instrument, to listening, tapping, and singing songs with messages. Music […]

Female pop music artist wearing a pink wig and bright clothes sings.

How To Sing Pop

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How To Sing Pop There’s no denying that pop music brought us the greats; Madonna, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson to our beloved Spice Girls and who could forget our royal pop princess Britney. How do they do it? Firstly, there is definitely some intense cardio involved for all that crazy dancing, which we can’t give […]

Male drummer performs essential rudiments on his drum kit.

3 Essential Rudiments for Drummers

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3 Essential Rudiments for Drummers Check out this video for 3 essential rudiments you need to incorporate into your warm up routine.    It is so important for drummers to warm up their wrists and fingers up before a day of drumming. We call these warm ups “rudiments”.  A rudiment is a drummer’s bread and […]

Rock drummer sits down to play rock grooves on his drum kit.

Introduction to Rock Grooves

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Introduction to Rock Grooves – crotchet and quaver based rock grooves. Rock grooves are a great way to get started drumming rock. Liam walks you through some entry level crotchet (quarter note) and quaver (eighth note) rock grooves. Don’t forget to count along! Want more tips on drumming? Check out these tips to increase your […]