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Your Body is Your Instrument

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Your Body is Your Instrument: 7 ways to use your body more in singing.      THE SOFT PALATE Does your higher register sound too airy? Even when you’re really engaging your belly muscles? The reason why is…your placement is off. When notes are really high, they get their strong resonant quality from the soft […]

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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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Quick Tips for Music Exam Success

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  Exam time is stressful for a lot of people, but it doesn’t need to be. Being relaxed and applying the proper mindset is key to succeeding in your instrumental exams. Many people achieve worse results than expected simply due to poor preparation or nerves on the day of the exam. Everybody wants their hard […]

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How To Overcome Performance Nerves

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How To Overcome Performance Nerves by Kailan O’Dell, piano teacher at Sono School Of Music   Dealing with nerves before a lesson or performance. Do you have a feeling of anxiety before your lessons, or suffer from stage fright before a concert or performance? Don’t worry, that just means you’re human. “Nerves” are probably the […]