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by Robert Fisher, Catoctin School of Music As we approach the winter months, many of us have prepare for the colder season. This includes pulling out those winter coats, turning off the outdoor water spigot and throwing on the water kettle to boil up your favorite warm drink! Winter tires, ice scrappers, snow shovels, mittens, scarves, knitted hats – you prepare for winter weather; however, do you spend the same time...

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Music doesn't have to be the main protagonist or serve as a soundtrack for some great story, music can also be ambient, cues, and tools for the every day life. This is an interesting aspect of music, because it shows how important music is to us as human beings that unless you are completely isolated fro the world, music will be a part of your...

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A musical film is not just a film with music accompanying the story, is a film where dialogues and story are intertwined with music and in many occasions dancing. There is a very theatrical feel about these movies, sometimes resembling operas and old plays but there was a big boom in Hollywood which started around the 1930s and 1950s which saw the birth of many...

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There are many ways to share music to the world, and while there are now digital connections that makes this a lot easier, there are still artists and musicians who enjoy the most simple experience of all, just go to the street and play. While most of street performers receive some money for their talents, it's clear that their main goal is not to make money,...

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Having a band is not easy, it's actually easier to make music by yourself if you have all the tools and instruments to do it. Playing with others can result in great experiences and really interesting sounds, but it can also lead to a very disastrous relationship and failed commitment. The thing that every musician has to remember is that having a band is very...

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