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The History of Drums & Drummers

Where Drums started In the Upper Paleolithic era, approximately 30,000 years ago, man figured out the art of making a drum using animal skin. The drum kit has long been at the heart of popular music. In the late 1800s, separate percussionists were assigned to cymbals and drums in military and concert bands. Indoor concerts,

By |2018-07-27T15:54:15+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Sing in Tune, Part 3

Learn some tips and tricks from Kathryn Brickell Music school for singing. Sign up for singing lessons here, or inquire more through our Contact us page. 1.       Learning to match pitches with a digital tuner: This is a simple way to practice singing with good pitch while hitting the right notes. You may use any kind

By |2018-04-15T23:19:06+00:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Sing in Tune, Part 2

Fortunately there’s an even quicker and simpler way to check if you’re tone deaf. You can use an ear testing service online in just a few minutes and find out for certain whether you are prone to tone deafness. A tone deafness test isn’t a “hearing test”, it’s not meant for checking ear damage or

By |2017-08-15T19:37:31+00:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Lessons, Voice Lessons|0 Comments

How to Learn to Sing, Part 1

Interested in private voice lessons with Kathryn Brickell music? Our experienced teachers offer private lessons in NYC, Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and Suffolk Country. Contact us today. Here are some great tips on learning to sing! Stay tuned for more to come... Singing songs in tune might be a dream you always waited for to

By |2018-04-15T23:19:06+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Lessons, Voice Lessons|0 Comments

Learning to Play the Organ

Termed as "The King of Instruments", the organ is an interesting and fascinating instrument to play.  It comes in various forms from the standard electronic, to the more refined Church Organ and Orchestral Organ. Its ability to produce sounds across wide ranges of both, volume and pitch makes learning the organ seem difficult yet extremely rewarding, as the musical variety they are capable of is astounding. Here

Teaching Private Lessons in NYC area

1. Teaching music is only 25% about music and 75% about people (anyone who tells you differently is likely unaware of the transformation of ordinary people into talented musicians). Understanding how a student thinks, processes and applies that information to their instrument is vital. A teacher also needs to understand what motivates, frustrates and excites

Music Helps To Treat Depression

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”  Billy Joel Data collected from various research has proven that people can address their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs by either playing, singing or listening

By |2017-01-30T22:46:20+00:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building Bridges from Strong Island to the World

You know that saying “no man is an island” or heard that joke about the Hamptons? Of course you have! Let me tell you about “bridge and tunnel.” Well, mostly bridge as that is the main route into Long Island. Long Island is statistically pretty amazing when you come here and learn about it. There