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Real School Faculty Holiday Album is Ready!

Posted by Andrew Clark on Sun, Dec 15, 2013 @ 46:01 PM

The Real School of Music

Free Holiday Music for 2013

Happy Holidays!

Every year we ask our RealSchool faculty to record some of their favorite holiday songs for our past, present and future customers (as well as for anyone else who wants to enjoy some holiday cheer).

Here are the first two songs for your listening pleasure. You're welcome to listen on this page or click download to add to your own music collection.

We'll be releasing a new song each day for the next 10 days, so keep coming back to get the latest tune.  Enjoy!

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Basic Tips for Musicians Traveling Abroad

Posted by Andrew Clark on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 @ 42:02 PM

Basic Tips for Musicians Traveling Abroad

One of the perks of being a musician is the opportunity to travel and see different parts of the world. As we all know traveling can also be a bit stressful, especially when dealing the TSA and the airline you are flying with on your trip. I’ve been through security both in the USA and in Europe a few times lately and I can offer some useful advice.

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Tags: music lessons andover ma, The Real School of Music Andover, Andover, travel, international, TSA, musicians, carry on

Greg Duncan, Real School Faculty Member Chosen To Study at Juilliard

Posted by Andrew Clark on Wed, May 01, 2013 @ 25:01 PM

The Real School of Music is proud to announce that our very-own Greg Duncan (Real School Burlington Faculty) has recently been selected for Juilliard's prestigious Artist Diploma Program in Jazz Studies.  

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Grand Opening of The Real School of Music in Andover

Posted by Andrew Clark on Fri, Mar 22, 2013 @ 59:03 PM

ANDOVER, MA – MARCH 18, 2013  

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The Power of Music: It's what emotion sounds like..

Posted by Andrew Clark on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 16:08 AM

And now for a lesson in humanity and the power of music…

by Jim Zaroulis: Lead Piano Instructor, Real School - Andover

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Tags: Jim Zaroulis, the real school of music, The Power of Music, Music and Emotion

The Real School 2012 Faculty Holiday Album is Here!

Posted by Andrew Clark on Wed, Dec 19, 2012 @ 50:05 PM

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Tags: #realschoolofmusic, "Music School”, Holiday music, Faculty Recording

3 Ways to Mix Faster [New Ebook]

Posted by Andrew Clark on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 30:06 PM

The following is an expert from a new ebook from Real School instructor, Tim Bongiovanni. To download the ebook, click here! Tim graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2007 with degrees in Contemporary Writing and Production and Music Synthesis. While at Berklee, he studied jazz and contemporary voice.

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Tags: the real school of music, digital recording, 3 ways to mix faster, logic, music school burlington ma

Featured Real School Students: Becky, Tyler and Elli

Posted by Andrew Clark on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 @ 41:05 PM

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Should You Share Your Gear at Gigs?

Posted by Andrew Clark on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 @ 40:11 AM

When I was younger I played in a number of "Battle of the Bands." This usually meant my band would be playing with another 6 or 7 bands, and the organizer would ask us to share some of our gear. As a drummer, this really meant all my gear. Guitarists may be asked to share amps, but that's about it. At first I'd rarely agree - I mean, it's my gear - just mine. As I got older though, I've begun to change my mind on the matter.

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Tags: real school, the real school of music, burlington ma, sharing gear, gigs

Featured Real School Students: Alex, Liz and Emma

Posted by Andrew Clark on Wed, Nov 14, 2012 @ 13:08 AM

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