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Music resources and tips from School of Rock East Lansing for all musicians. This will help Okemos students improve their musical proficiency and become successful performers.

digital sheet music for beginners

6 Benefits of Digital Sheet Music

When learning to play a musical instrument, there are more tools available than ever before. Find out why music education apps are a great tool that can help motivate students to practice more outside of structured lessons.

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Piano chords for beginners.

Piano Chords for Beginners

When it comes to playing the piano, pianists have thousands of chords to select from, with some chords being more popular than others. In fact, there are very few songs that don’t use chords in some way, especially in rock music!

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Tuning a drum set for performance.

How to Tune Your Drums

Detailed instructions for tuning a drum kit including snare, toms, and kick drum. Plus, learn names of drum parts and how to tune for different music styles.

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reading drum notation

Drum Notation for Beginners

Drum notation is a form of writing down music specific to percussion instruments. By learning how to read drum notation, you’ll be able to quickly play a rhythm or drum beat, even if you’ve never heard it before.

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