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Why is it hard to find Paganini played like this?

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​Many musicians avoid Paganini because of its difficulty and the responsibility it requires. This however is not the case for Nuné Melik. Paganini is one of the most relevant virtuosi composers for violin and his music does not only requires the skil...
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Do You Think You're In The Middle Of Nowhere?

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​If you think you have no opportunities because you're in the middle of nowhere, you have already lost your battle and you should stay home and stop trying. The honest truth is that in this world, talent and $3 will get you a cup of coffe a...
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Your niche is important! Stick to it!

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Stranger things is a show that personally did a lot for me. This is a great surprise because this video is pushing even more buttons that what the TV show did. First of all, as I was talking with Nathan about the blog, I was excited because of the va...
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How to master a new piece? Practice like a Unicorn!

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Being a musician is one of the hardest things because of the nature of the art: anything we ever do we have to be able to reproduce over and over again. The sad news is that the key to success is endless boring repetition.  T...
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Being a Musician is all about your versatility

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Many young musicians dive into a school, conservatory, or institute because they feel music as a path to live life and unfold oneself. I will say that this is a normal path because it coaches us structure and good habits. But as everything in life, i...
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Jenn Tzeng: a great example on how to Lead By Example

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Being a Music Mentor is a challenge because it takes a lot of work and dedication. This past weekend we came across the studio of a very talented violinist in the Bay Area who asides of being an incredible musician, has built a very good studio....
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Astor: A warm birthday wish for you from all of us musicians

Astor: A warm birthday wish for you from all of us musicians
Astor Piazzolla was a composer of incredible talent that figured out a way to navigate both worlds of Tango and Classical Music. As a Classical Pianist and composer, he was winning world-renowned competitions and had the privilege to study in France ...
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How can musicians really exploit social media?

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We all know it and we all say it: Social Media is an addiction! But how many of us really simply shut it off? The honest truth is that we musicians  have to use it for business purposes but keeping some important issues at bay. Social Media is a...
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Wasting your money on a music degree is stupid!

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Everyone (including myself) has fallen into the trap of "purchasing" a music degree via an established institution. It took me a verry long time to realize that the cost in "Time and Money" had no tangible Return of Investment. This is is main topic ...
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Maria Callas: Passion is the secret ingredient

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I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage. by Maria Callas Today is a special day to remember Soprano Maria Callas as the 40th anniversary of her death still casts a shadow on the hearts of every opera enthusiast in the world. Callas ...
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Social Media debunked for musicians and artists

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Why do we need Social Media? Social Media is an ocean of opportunities and it requires skill, attention, consistency and energy to make magic using the platforms that can make our career blow out of proportions. The truth is that no one will be ready...
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Amazing Bach piece played by a Blooming child prodigy

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We decided to feature Olivia Chiang beacuse it is an example of how musicianship can be inspired at an early age. The important part of the message is not the awards and the success but remembering how much time and hard work we must put into buildin...
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Rachmaninov #3: Challenging, Beautiful and played with Passion

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​Natasha Paremski has a fascinating piano career. Her piano studies began at the age of 4 with Nina Malikova at Moscow's Andreyev School of Music and they concluded in New York with Pavlina Dokovska at Mannes College of Music. After 2007 and the...
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Wonderful, Beautiful, Trumpet Magic Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" with Igor Fedorov.         Today we get to hear one of my favorite songs played in a beautiful unique way by Igor Fedorov. Igor was inspired to play this version of the original tune by Israel Kam...
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Join the Guild and help us building the Web Empire!

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We are very happy to announce that we have inaugurated officially the  Website Development product for applicants in the Guild! After more than 4 years of hard work with Joomla Systems we are now launching our most powerfull service  f...
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The Harp Twins will blow your mind right now!

The Harp Twins will blow your mind right now!
Camille and Kennerly Kitt, also known as the Harp Twins are an up and coming fantastic musical duo and today we get to peek into their lives and get to know them. They wrote an original song called "North" which you can view here. Camille and Kennerl...
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Why Live Classical Music?

Why Live Classical Music?
​The world of classical music is full of interpreters and this is what makes the experience much more rewarding. Compared to recordings that will always sound the same, you have a factor of surprise that only a classical musician can deliver. This is...
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The Perfection of Sound

The Perfection of Sound
The Elbphilharmonie  is in the HafenCity quarter of Hamburg, Germany, on the Grasbrook (de) peninsula of the Elbe River. It is one of the largest and most acoustically advanced concert halls in the world. It is popularly nicknamed Elphi .  ...
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Enjoy the new year with live music!

Enjoy the new year with live music!
The Online Music Guild, Keeney Bros and Moscow Wine Company present: Flores y Castillos, a classical guitar recital by Aaron Torres. Currently Aaron is a Masters Student at the University of Idaho and his repertoire encompasses numerou...
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Roland Dyens dies at 61

Roland Dyens dies at 61
Today, the world of classical guitar woes for the loss of one of its major figures. unexpectedly, french guitarist and composer Roland Dyens died at the age of 61. He was  well known for his improvisational skills, which is a rarity in classical...
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