Search Play Jazz Guitar.com

 

 




Songwriting Classes Henderson NV

Songwriting classes cover subjects such as lyric writing, harmony, music writing, jazz composition, commercial songwriting techniques and more. See below for local businesses in Henderson that give access to jingle writing, music notation using finale, as well as advice and content on music composition for films.

Luis F.
(877) 231-8505
BRISTOL CREST LN
Las Vegas, NV
Subjects
Piano, Guitar, Music Theory, Songwriting
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Classical, Jazz, Pop, Latin, Children music.
Education
La Salle - High School - 1983-1987 University of Costa Rica - Music Composition - 1988-1994 University of Costa Rica - Music Composition - 1994-1996
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(702) 774-8658
Las Vegas NV
Las Vegas, NV

Data Provided By:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV Music Department)
(702) 895-3332
4505 Maryland Parkway Box 455025
Las Vegas, NV
 
Capelle Vocal Studio
(702) 458-5640
3266 Brentwood St
Las Vegas, NV

Data Provided By:
Premier Music Academy
(702) 656-0999
7280 W Azure Dr Ste 140
Las Vegas, NV

Data Provided By:
Steven B.
(877) 231-8505
Bottle Sage Avenue
Las Vegas, NV
Subjects
Piano, Guitar, Music Recording, Songwriting, Music Theory, Music Performance, Bass Guitar
Ages Taught
7 to 65
Specialties
Traditional classical piano/theory, contemporary progression theory as applied to rock, pop, country and blues.
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
Nevada School of the Arts
(702) 385-2787
Las Vegas NV
Las Vegas, NV

Data Provided By:
Black Mountain Side Music Schl
(702) 292-9198
140 E Horizon Dr Ste F
Henderson, NV

Data Provided By:
Nevada School Of The Arts
(702) 384-2787
4170 S Decatur Blvd
Las Vegas, NV

Data Provided By:
Jonathan B.
(877) 231-8505
Red Sunset Ave
Henderson, NV
Subjects
Singing, Opera Voice, Acting, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Classical and operatic voice, popular genres including Rock, Pop, and Broadway.
Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Voice - 2010-2013 (not complete) University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Music Education - 2008-2010 (Master's degree received) Oregon State University - Music - 2000-2007 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Defining The True Artist - Do You Have What It Takes?

Defining The True Artist - Do You Have What It Takes?
By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

There are musicians who are more than comfortable remaining anonymous. You know, happy to hide behind their guitars or keyboards and be sidemen to the stars of today or tomorrow. Then there are those that have grandiose aspirations of stardom, adoration and limelight. And then there are those who have a driving desire and need to say something original artistically, to express themselves and to communicate that expression to an audience, be it a small niche market or wider demographic.

Those falling into the first category can make a living, albeit fairly modest as a general rule. Those falling into the second category often live in a little bit of a dream world and, depending on their tenacity and 'smart' skills, usually end up disappointed because the focus is set on the destination rather than the journey. The third category usually reap the rewards of the second category gaining all the success and limelight, but as a result of focusing on their art rather than the shallow and flighty end of the musician's world. These are usually the most fascinating people too, because they generally have a little mystery about them and because they actually possess what most entertainers really want; sincere and dedicated talent!

But there are also those that are in the early stages of artistic development who are still learning their craft, and open to influences. Possibly they will become great artists in the future, possibly not. It will be a question of choices and consequences, and doors opened and opportunities taken advantage of - or not. Life certainly will take you places.

But for those that do have aspirations of artistry and expression, then I firmly believe you must have qualities that others do not have. As an artist I believe one must stand out from the heard in order to be heard. It is so easy to make a record these days. One no longer needs to have the luxury of a recording contract in order to stand on a pedestal and say "I am an artist - buy my record!" With home studios costing one 16th of the price they did ten years ago and with software programs that do it all, you can churn out albums by the dozen if you put your mind to it. And many do.

However, just because you can, why would you? - is my question. Just for fun? OK, valid I suppose. But Isn't it better to spend that time and energy searching relentlessly for something unique and different? God knows record companies are releasing enough crap by the hour, even signed artists are now under the impression they have got something to offer. Maybe they have, but for the most part I don't think so (as public reaction and their soundscans will attest!)

Perhaps I am being extremely unfair, but I think too many artists do not realize that they have a responsibility to say something profoundly unique, certainly if they expect any kin...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Play Jazz Guitar