You can have a career in a symphony without playing an instrument

You can have a career in a symphony without playing an instrument

There are many fascinating careers available behind the scenes of an orchestra that don’t require you to have musical talent. For example, you can make a six figure salary as an orchestra manager. The orchestra manager is an assistant role to the orchestra director. The job involves negotiating with the musical union in order to get the best deal for the orchestra. You would also arrange concert tours and be the go to person if any problems arise such as damaged or lost instruments, replacing musicians when they leave the orchestra. You would be in charge of administrative employees. In […]

Symphonies and the Power of Music Therapy

Symphonies and the Power of Music Therapy

Times are changing. This has been true for all of time, but now time is changing more rapidly and people are finding new ways to approach daily problems like stress, anxiety, etc. There are more and more techniques out there that are meant to help get rid of or lessen the effects of stress on the body. People are using music therapy as a coping mechanism now and it seems to be working very well. Studies have indicated improvement in music therapy patients, which is a better alternative than that of prescription medications for stress and anxiety. Music can help […]

How to Produce Beautiful Orchestral Music on Your Computer

How to Produce Beautiful Orchestral Music on Your Computer

Making music is no easy task by any means, but making orchestral music is a whole lot harder than just putting together beats and etc. Before you even think you are ready to put together music like this, you have to have a great working knowledge of music theory and harmony. When writing a complex piece like this on the computer, you are going to need a lot of different software. Make sure you have all of the necessary tools. Some good software examples are Finale 2010, Sibelius 6, and MuseScore. Once you have gotten the software you need to […]