Seven (7) Tips To Maximize Your Practice Session

It is important not just to practice, but to practice well. You can practice daily and still make very slow progress if you are not practising well. To make the most progress with the least effort, your individual practice time should include the following seven tips. 1. Set Your Practice Environmen…

Clefs

A Cleft is a symbol or sign at the beginning (leftmost side) of a staff. This is a sign that fixes the position of a note on the staff and gives it its alphabetical name. Clef is also place on the staff to designate what pitches are to be represented by its lines and spaces.

Joshua Uzoigwe, a Nigerian Composer-Ethnomusicologist.

Joshua Uzoigwe was born in Umuagu village in Umuahia, Abia State (formerly Imo State), Nigeria on the 1st of July 1946 and began his education at the village primary school in Umuagu. He attributed his first contact with music to his participation in various musical activities in his village. The a…

Story of Hymn: It Is Well With My Soul

“It Is Well With My Soul” is a hymn written by Horatio Gates Spafford, a prominent American lawyer, Presbyterian church elder and hymnist, following the tragic events in his life. The Hymn was first published in Gospel Songs No. 2 by Ira Sankey and Bliss (1876), it is possibly the most influential …

Tunde Jegede, the Kora (African Harp-Lute) Master

Tunde Jegede is a world-renowned composer, producer, cellist and kora virtuoso and the Artistic Director of the MUSON Centre in Lagos. He was born in London in 1972 his father was the Artist- Emmanuel Taiwo Jegede, an indigene of Ekiti and his mother was Galina Chester, a Painter and Film-maker of …