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With all the benefits that music offers, it’s no wonder that parents want to introduce their kids to music as early as possible. But, depending on the children’s age, fostering their love for music might not be as easy as you would think! So, today, we want to share a few tips on how to get youngsters interested in music.  —– Tuesday, January 18th Here are a few pointers and tips to get your children interested in music: 1. Bring […]
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The myth that you need to pursue music lessons early in life has kept many people from exploring their musical skills. The good news is that it’s never too late to learn! Here, we share some of the easiest-to-learn instruments (ford adults.) —– Tuesday, January 18th We often get asked: what is the easiest instrument to play? And the truth is there is no straight answer. It varies based on your skill level, background, and preferences. Nonetheless, if you want […]
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Have you found yourself confused by the technical terms used when talking about singing? Or have you heard a singer or coach use a unique technique and not know the name? Today, we’ll share six standard technical terms to familiarize yourself.  —– Friday, January 14th 1. Belting Belting is a compelling way of singing, using the chest register to create a raw, down-to-earth sound. Nevertheless, it is easy to get carried away and force the sound out from the chest […]
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Here are five essential music production tips every amateur should know. If you are starting as a music producer or are interested in music production, these hacks will give you a jump start and a better idea of where you need to start in the music business. —– Monday, December 28th 1. Basic but essential gear As you know, we need to have some gear to get started in music and production. Of course, everybody will tell you that the […]
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Flying with your musical instrument should be a smooth affair. Read these handy tips from the Incorporated Society of Musicians to prepare for your flight! —– Monday, December 22nd 1. Check the airline’s hand luggage policy Before flying, check the airline’s policy on hand luggage, and where possible, try to get written confirmation that you can take your instrument on board. 2. Pack your instrument in a hard case Even if you’re taking it as hand luggage, flimsy instrument bags […]
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Do you use songs to help you fall asleep? It is said that music directly affects our nervous system, which allows our bodies to prepare for a good night’s sleep. Listening to relaxing music before going to bed has been proven to affect our bodies positively. It can help us fall asleep faster, sleep longer, and wake up less throughout the night. —– Monday, December 13th Around 62% of the general population use music as a means to help them […]
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We all know that our body requires fuel to function, and food is fuel! But which foods and beverages can harm your vocal cords, and which ones can help you sing better? Keep on reading! —– Thursday, December 9th Here are some quick tips on food and drinks you should and should not eat before singing. What to Eat & Drink Eating these foods a few hours before your show will help you relax and give your best. Also, a […]
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TV offers fun, exciting, and educational ways for children to encounter music. TV is always a great place to start, whether that means sing-along shows, musical drama, humorous music programs, or on-air lessons for kids who want to learn music basics! —– Wednesday, December 1st Today, we want to share five great television shows that help us teach music to kids while keeping them interested and entertained: Fraggle Rock  This show, called “FR” by its fans, is a joint production […]
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At 123 Rock, we bring you fun and easy-to-follow Chord Charts with Lyrics as well as sheet music to some of your favorite songs. These accurate chord charts will help you play your favorite songs and help you get familiar with chord changes in different keys. These chords can be used for Guitar, Piano, Bass, Ukelele, or any other instrument of your choice. We strongly suggest that you practice playing along to the original track and practicing it on your […]
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Earlier this month, we shared our Thanksgiving playlist with you. But today, we came across this new playlist put together by Time Out, with a whole different spin: giving thanks! As you know, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what makes us feel grateful, which is precisely what each of these “oldie but goodie” Thanksgiving songs will help you do.  —– Wednesday, November 24th  So in a quest to provide the perfect playlist for your big feast, Time Out, […]
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Like a spellchecker or photo editing software can save us from our mistakes, the audio program Auto-Tune can correct a singer’s wrong notes and wavering pitch. —– Friday, November 19th  Although the program is best known for the robotic vocal style that has dominated pop radio in recent years, Auto-Tune is widely used in the studio and at concerts to make artists’ sound pitch-perfect. But, the beauty of this software is that artists don’t have to sing, take after take, […]
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Hello everyone!   November is here and what an exciting time it is! Perhaps not so much for the fact that we just took our clocks back an hour due to daylight savings time ending this past Sunday, but for the fact that we are approaching this wonderful next few weeks of preparations and celebrations, and as we get closer to the holidays.   As well all know, one of the things that makes the month of November so emblematic […]
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We want to discuss a great article we came across while looking for tips and exercises to keep our vocal cords healthy. Here, Dr. Wendy LeBorgne, voice pathologist and singing voice specialist, shares some exciting tips. So, we wanted to share the most relevant with you to help you take care of one of the most valuable instruments we have: our voice! —  November 9th, 2021 1. Train your voice and body just like an athlete trains their body! Learn […]
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There is an unlimited amount of music genres in today’s world. But we can pin down the top ten genres by music album consumption in the United States in 2020. —  November 4th, 2021 1. Hip Hop/Rap  Rap has ruled the last 10 years of music. It seems an unstoppable force, with hip hop becoming the most popular genre in the country with 12.01% of album consumption.  2. Techno  Techno has also been a dominant genre of music in the […]
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Choosing a Halloween costume is like choosing a new identity! For one spooky night you get to dress up and be whoever you want. And what’s more fun than pretending to be a rockstar musician? Beyoncé, Britney Spears, or Justin Bieber are all great ideas. But going back in time can be really exciting too — especially when it comes to paying homage to an iconic singer.  —  October 25th, 2021 Today we want to share 10 iconic musicians you should dress as […]
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I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one!

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments.…

Julia, age 8

2016-10-06T01:13:27-07:00

Julia, age 8

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments. It’s really fun when Marcos does the bass clef with the left hand and I get to make up my own song that goes with it for a warm up. It’s fun because I get to make up my own songs. I love the sound of the piano!

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also…

Mikey, age 12

2016-10-06T01:19:06-07:00

Mikey, age 12

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also love that he is compassionate and lets us progress at our own pace. Marcos knows EVERYTHING about instruments, and I’m glad he can share some of it with me. I’m glad that I get to learn how to read, write, and play music for the guitar. It is a lot of fun when Marcos and I play the guitar together!

I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and…

- Angie, parent

2016-10-06T01:20:25-07:00

- Angie, parent

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and come home eager to practice their new pieces. I especially love that he teaches them to compose their own pieces and inspires their musical creativity. Marcos is always positive and encouraging with my children, and he has a knack for bringing out their best. I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

123 Rock studio is an inspiring place to make music

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students…

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

2016-10-06T01:21:23-07:00

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students to study music that appeals to them. By attending to the interests of each student, Marcos is a master at nurturing student engagement. Our son, Jackson, has been taking lessons for over two years. Jackson is proud of his accomplishments at the piano and he enjoys the time he spends with his teacher. Both Marcos and Isabel are warm and […]
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