FREE OFFER: Easy Music Theory, Songwriter’s Edition

Many of you know that I have had a video-based music theory course for sale. “Easy Music Theory” is a 25-lesson course in music rudiments, something I created more than 15 years ago now. It’s a course that I used with my own university music students. I have recently created a Songwriter’s Edition of that course […]

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Life’s Most Important Musical Experiences

Yesterday I was in rehearsal with Symphony Nova Scotia for a pair of concerts I’m conducting today. It’s a particularly fun concert – for young children – and it gives the kids a chance to do something that most people never get to do: to play with a symphony orchestra. The concert is based on a […]

Which Songs Are the Best Ones for Songwriters to Study?

Everyone knows that if you want to improve, you need to know what the masters know. And that applies to every area of endeavour. If you want to be a better painter, baseball player, plumber, politician, teacher, musician… you need to study the masters. We have what might be called an embarrassment of riches in […]

Volunteering Your Songwriting Skills at Your Local Schools

Young songwriters need to learn their songwriting craft, and you may be just the right person to help them. _______________ Written by Gary Ewer, author of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-ebook Deluxe Bundle. _______________ This is the time of year — January to March — when musicians, especially songwriters, find it hard to keep writing. If […]

“Easy Music Theory: Songwriter and Performer Edition” Now Available

Songwriters and performers – here’s a video-based downloadable theory course at a fantastic introductory price! _________ It’s taken a while but it’s ready! Many of you have been saying that you wanted to get my “Easy Music Theory” course, but what you really wanted was a shortened version that applied specifically to the kind of […]

If You’ve Got Good Songwriting Instincts, Why Study Songwriting?

Talent is fine, but if you’re not actively honing that talent, you may be missing your full potential. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ I’ve spent a good deal of my career teaching music, both in grade school and university. A good deal of my time, particularly at […]