July 15, 2013
Starting your child or yourself on a musical instrument at a young age has its benefits and its risks. It seems that the benefits outweigh the risks in this case, but we should not forget about what some children have to go through to become fluent musicians. The first and most important aspect that goes into taking on a new instrument is discipline. It is something that is taught in school but usually not self-taught by self learners. Everything from your posture to the way you hold an instrument can make a difference in the long run. So learning an instrument through a school program gets thumbs up right here.
The other element that isn’t as noticeable is the performance side of musicianship. These young kids are expected to learn their instrument and be able to recite their skill on stage, in front of parents and other students. For …
January 16, 2013
If you were lucky enough to perform on stage (even if you didn’t want to), you have gained some valuable experience that others many never get the chance to have. Stage fright is something that everybody must deal with at some point in their life. It’s one of those things, like driving a car – which cannot be taught but must be experienced. It is also somewhat like a skill, meaning it takes practice to get better at it. For those who have ever had to give a presentation at school or work, they know how it feels when the room is looking at you.
DJs have also experienced this feeling at one time or another. No amount of lighting or DJ façade will ever hide you from your crowd, who is expecting you to deliver a good time. Even the most experienced DJs will feel the stress of a …