5 Reasons to Continue Music Lessons During Summer Break

School is finally out for the summer! It’s that blissful time of year when kids say goodbye to structured routines and spend their days playing outside in the sun. At least….it used to be that way. Summer schedules have grown more hectic than ever these days. There’s vacations, camps, family events and reunions, travel….summer can […]

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Vocal Groups – A Guide to Boy Bands, Girl Bands, A Capella and More

Since the dawn of time, human beings have sung together in groups. From medieval Gregorian chants to African-American spirituals, barbershop quartets to boy-or-girl pop outfits, vocal groups have continually evolved and remain powerhouses of the music industry (a “vocal group” is generally meant as multiple singers that harmonize and often dance with a backup band).  […]

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The Benefits of Playing in a Band

Private lessons teach you a lot about an instrument. You’ll learn basic techniques, build a repertoire of songs – maybe even have a few recitals. Given all that private lessons teach you, why bother playing with other musicians?  Short answer: because it’s AWESOME! Long answer: Because nothing teaches you more about being a musician than […]

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Irish Musicians Our Globalsound Students Love

  The Emerald Isle has no shortage of great musicians and music traditions. With St Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we’re celebrating by compiling a list of tunes by Irish musicians that our students frequently request to learn. Read below to see what songs you can ‘Erin go Rock’ to on March 17th! U2 […]

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How Our Showcases Help Students Grow Musically and Beyond

“I NEVER had this opportunity when I was taking lessons!” We’ve heard Globalsound Studio teachers express this sentiment over and over regarding our student showcases. Three times a year, our students have the opportunity to get up on stage and show their friends and family the musical skills they’ve acquired during their weekly lessons. Our […]

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Love Songs For a Rocking Valentine’s Day

Love: the inspiration for countless songs spanning generations and genres. Love songs and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand – but what if, instead of a slow ballad, you’re in the mood for something that shreds? In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve decided to round up the most rocking selection of songs that you may […]

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