On Stage/Backstage feature articles
- 06/09/15Getting started
10 Tips for Better Rehearsals - Common-sense advice for rehearsing more efficiently
Rehearsal is an important activity for any band or ensemble. Learning and working out arrangements for new material and going over songs already in your repertoire are key to keeping your group fresh sounding and tight. Too often, however, rehearsals are run in a disorganized fashion, and aren’t nearly as efficient as they could be. Here are som...
- 05/08/14Getting started
How to Get Ready for Your First Gig - Part 1 - Getting ready for your first gig as a guitar player
The time has come, your band is ready for the big jump: Your first live gig as a guitar player is imminent. However, your stress is rising at a rate that would shock any cardiologist. Stay cool — here are some tips that will help you get ready for that memorable event.