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Welcome to the Bold Music Library where you can learn music theory, how to practice, the latest and greatest equipment and technology, and more from our talented Bold Music instructors. We also post Bold Music news and local events here, feel free to explore! All articles in the Bold Music Library are organized by what you want to learn, a bunch of different disciplines, and skill levels.

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3 Performance Prep Secrets Beginner Vocalists Miss

So - you’ve got a performance coming up! You may be feeling any number of emotions from nervousness to excitement, and you might be feeling them all at once. Trust me - it’s normal. Preparing well before a show can help any musician to minimize the effects of nerves. Still, ...

Practice & Theory

3 Performance Prep Secrets Beginner Vocalists Miss

So - you’ve got a performance coming up! You may be feeling any number of emotions from nervousness ...

4 Things All Live Audiences Want (& How to Give It to Them)

One of the most wonderful things about music is that it is such a sharable medium. It can ...

5 Ways to Overcome Songwriter’s Block

I’m sure you know the feeling. You’ve been working on a song - trying to get something, anything ...

Equipment & Technology

Choosing Your First Recording Software

DAW may seem like a silly word, and it is. Go ahead, say it. DAW. Silly, right? It’s ...

5 Apps Every Beginner Musician Should Be Using

One great thing about being a beginner musician in the 21st Century is the plethora of amazing apps ...

How to Restring Your Guitar In 6 Easy Steps

If you are like I was when I started playing guitar, restringing your instrument seems completely overwhelming, and ...

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5 Apps Every Beginner Musician Should Be Using

One great thing about being a beginner musician in the 21st Century is the plethora of amazing apps ...

7th Chord Construction

What is a 7 chord? Simply put, it’s a triad with an extra note on top. 7th chords ...

Strumming Patterns – The Rhythm of Guitar

Strumming patterns are one of the most challenging aspects of learning how to play guitar. As a guitarist ...

How to Restring Your Guitar In 6 Easy Steps

If you are like I was when I started playing guitar, restringing your instrument seems completely overwhelming, and ...

Changing Chords: Effective Methods for New Guitarists

Chords are the harmonic building blocks of music. They act as the support system for the melodies and ...

How to Properly Tune a Guitar, Uke, and Bass

Every single time you pick up your instrument, the very first thing you should do is check your ...

3 Ways to Stay Busy While on Lockdown

What a time to be alive...2020 has gotten off to a wild start, and now most of us ...

Best Places to Get Music Gear in Charlotte

There are a ton of options in the Charlotte area for purchasing the right gear - it can ...

Best Guitars for Beginners

Depending on where your interests lie when beginning to learn the guitar or bass, there are a few ...

Easy Guitar Chords: Power Chords & Open Chords

A beginner guitarist can get overwhelmed with the seemingly unlimited array of chords, chord types and voicings needed ...

Practicing Guitar Licks and Riffs

Have you ever been working on a guitar riff, and been unable to execute it properly? As guitarists, ...

Video Lessons With Jamie Hoover

Bold Music Lessons have officially entered the future! No matter where you live, we've got the capability to ...