Category: Events

  • A grand piano awaiting for students to bring it to life in recitals.

    Recitals For 2024

    In 2024, Vance Music students have the opportunity to once again perform in monthly recitals and the annual Christmas Recital.

  • Saxophone student happy at music lesson because he used pre-memorization techniques.

    Pre-Memorization Techniques: Memorizing Music, Part Two

    Before you begin practicing, there are pre-memorization techniques you can use to prime your body and mind. Use these techniques to memorize efficiently, well, and without stress.

  • Red roses and a violin after a concert where a violinist performed by memory.

    Memorizing Music, Part One: How Do They Remember All That Music?

    How do they remember all that music? If you’ve ever watched a performer play for twenty-minutes by memory, you may have asked yourself that question. The task may seem daunting, but remembering a lot of music is a skill, and the skill can get easier simply by knowing how the brain does it.

  • A young girl excited to play for her piano contest

    Exploring Types Of Music Contests

    There are many types of contests, from the most prestigious contests meant reward exemplary musicians, to small community contests designed to give opportunities and encouragement. In this article, we’ll focus on the three basic configurations of music contests.