Joseph Hanson Nketia, Ghanaian Music Icon and Ethnomusicologist

Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia is a Ghanaian writer, ethnomusicologist and composer. Professor Nketia is one of the world's most respected authorities on African music and aesthetics. He has been called a "living legend" and his work in the field of music has been glo…

The Clarinet

The clarinet is a musical instrument with a single reed, cylindrical bore and a flared bell. It belongs to the group known as the woodwind instruments. The modern Clarinets are manufactured using the finest woods and with always-reliable key work, this gives performers the finest instruments to ply …

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…