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Six Things We Learned from Def Leppard’s Phil Collen
Phil joined a high school music class as part of our Yousician Guest Teacher series. Here’s what we learned. Who doesn’t know Def Leppard’s 1988 hit “Pour Some Sugar on Me”? The song peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and has remained a pop culture…
Jason Mraz Joins Class as a Yousician Guest Teacher
“It’s any musician’s job to look for the good in everything, so that you can turn that into a song that lives outside of you, and could perhaps even outlive us. That’s what great music can do.” Jason Mraz is no stranger to great music. So many of…
What Instrument Should You Play?
By Rob Cypher You’ve said the words in your head – maybe you even said them out loud. “I want to learn an instrument.” Congratulations! You have taken the first step in one of the most rewarding, positive experiences you can undertake. And yes, just saying it does mean something!…
Famous Musicians First Instruments
By Rob Cypher When we see a musician at the peak of their powers – whether it be at the Grammys, a rocking club show, a sold out stadium tour – they seem to be on another level, able to move a crowd and elicit a range of emotions with…
What Four Artists Can Teach Us About Creativity
By Heather Taylor Creativity isn’t something that you’re born with. Making music, art, or film is not only about generating ideas, but also having a process to acquire and improve the skills you need to make these ideas come to life. By examining the creative process of artists from…
The Benefits of Playing Music
By Rob Cypher You are a busy person – family, friends, work, school, hobbies galore. Maybe you’re into fitness, or art, cooking or even knitting. Then someone says “you should pick up an instrument – it’s so good for you!” But what could possibly be the value of adding something…
Making Your Own Music Videos
By Heather Taylor As you learn how to play an instrument, it’s exciting to show your progress to your friends. But you don’t need a Hollywood studio full of equipment to capture your best self. You can create a wonderful video with just your instrument and your phone. There…
Tackling a 365-day Music Challenge
By Heather Taylor I didn’t intend to start a musical challenge. All I wanted to do was learn the ukulele. In the summer of 2015, I wandered into a music store to buy a uke, and a book to help me learn how to play. That’s when I found…
Yousician – A Music Tutor For The Digital Age
So you’re looking into learning guitar (or another musical instrument) online and you want to know what is better– Online music lessons, learning how to play guitar with an app, or going the traditional route and hiring a music instructor.