Bold Music Library

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 ...

The Latest In The Library

What is a Metronome?

Depending on your skill level, a metronome is either your best friend or your worst nightmare. Metronomes are ...

Guitar Exhibit at Discovery Place in Charlotte

Nothing gets us more excited than education and musical instruments, which is why we are so eager to ...

Bold Music Student Offer at Sweetwater

Need new gear at unbeatable prices? Look no further than Sweetwater. This online retailer specializes in all things ...

Piano Soloing Basics

Starting to learn how to solo and improvise on the piano can be a daunting task. Improv is ...

Studio Recording/Songwriting Camp Recap

Hi Folks- What a summer it was for Bold Music students! Apart from numerous gigs at the Davidson ...

Studio Recording and Songwriting Camp Update

Hey Folks- George here from Bold Music HQ writing with a quick update on our Studio Recording/Songwriting Camp ...

July 19th Atherton Market Jam Session

Hi Folks, George here from Bold HQ with an invitation to all Bold Music students, parents, friends, family, ...

A Guide to Suspended Chords

In previous posts, we’ve looked at major, minor and dominant seventh chords. Today, we’ll take a look at ...

The Capo Explained

The capo can be a confusing accessory to many beginner guitarists. Let’s take a look at what they ...

Performance Recap: Smithfield Fun Run

Bold Music students again displayed their talents this past Saturday, May 10th at the Smithfield Elementary Fun Run. ...

5 Beginner Tips for Getting Great Tone

Learning your chords, basic strum patterns and scales are all essential for beginner guitarists. These are the building ...

12 Must-See Concerts This Summer in Charlotte

The wait is over, Summer is upon us! What better time than now to take a look at ...