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GlobalStar Student: Kimia Khodaee

Not many seven-year-old’s can handle piano, voice, AND guitar lessons all at once. For Kimia Khodaee, however, an hour- and- a-half of lessons a week is just not enough! In less than a year of private lessons at Globalsound Studio, Kimia has demonstrated extraordinary musical growth. Kimia performed the piano classics ‘Fur Elise’ and ‘Bohemian […]

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Gift Ideas for the Musician in Your Life

Need the perfect holiday gift for the musician in your life but don’t have a clue what musicians actually need? Look no further. We’ve checked in with our teachers and staff to bring you our list of affordable accessories and essentials tools, all of which are available in our Globalsound Store. From stocking stuffers to […]

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Globalstar Student: Jeric Silvestri

Jeric has only been taking guitar lessons for two years but his skills have accelerated so quickly that he’s already playing in a band! Jeric has participated in our Seven-Week Sessions three times now as the guitarist for Sugar Rush. In that time, he’s performed on our stage and written and recorded songs in our […]

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Twelve of the Most Iconic Basslines Ever Written

In our opinion, the bass is a criminally underrated instrument. Basslines are crucial to creating a rhythmically driving composition with great harmonic structure. Yet bassists are often overlooked in favor of flashy frontmen or lead guitarists.  In honor of how awesome the bass is, we’ve rounded up a list of twelve of the best basslines […]

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GlobalStar Student: Peter Wogoman

Peter has been taking lessons at Globalsound Studio close to 10 years – almost as long as we’ve been a studio! In those ten years, Peter has studied piano, guitar, and voice, gaining significant skills in each instrument. Peter is also the frontman of Advanced Band Next One Up. In his three years participating in […]

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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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Practice: How to Motivate Your Child to Practice Effectively and More Often

Practice: the dreaded “P” word. No matter how much your child may love playing their instrument, establishing an effective, consistent practice routine can be a quite the challenge.  We’ve checked in with our teachers to see what strategies work the best with their students to form effective, tantrum-free practice habits.   Keep Your Instrument Visible […]

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