AMEB Exams Explained – The What and the Why

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The AMEB, which stands for the Australian Music Examinations Board, is an institution which provides Music, speech and drama programs and subsequent examinations for students Australia wide. These programs are completed privately with a student’s own tutor, but are graded by the AMEB’s examiners. After its emergence in 1918, the AMEB has grown to become […]

5 Steps to Simple Songwriting

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5 Steps to Simple Song Writing   There are many reasons why someone may want to write a song, one is that writing a song can be a cathartic experience and a way for a person to get something off their chest, another is that maybe the song is a love song which is dedicated […]

JumboNote launches ‘The Dream Starts Here’ ad campaign.

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Jumbonote music school has teamed up with St.Rok Studios in creating a series of short tongue-in-cheek commercials which will feature in the ‘Dream Starts Here’ advertising campaign. Each ad features talented actor and awesome singer / front man Eli Reskov of Aussie rock band ‘The Devine Electric’.  So far, Jumbonote has launched the first ad in a series […]

Your Child’s Musical Journey

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What age should my child start music lessons is a question I get asked very often from eager mums & dads  who want to start their toddlers musical training as soon as they can walk, in the hope their child becomes the next child prodigy.  Exposing your child to music from a young age is always beneficial, either […]

How To Breathe Like a Singer

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Proper breathing for singing can help you perform to your optimum level, and also preserve your voice, minimizing long term vocal damage. Most vocal damage occurs when singers leave little regard for breathing technique, thus straining their vocal chords as they vocalize without proper breath support. Not only will correct breathing help you sing, it will also help […]

JumboNote Students Perform at ANZAC Service

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JumboNote students Eirene Andre and Fely Lumapac represented JumboNote Music School, having the honour of leading the ANZAC day memorial service in song held at South Hurstville RSL.  Eirene and Fely braved the early morning start and in front of a large gathering sang ‘The Australian Anthem’, ‘Where Have All the Flowers Gone’, and ‘I Am Australian’. Check out […]

Record & Shoot a Music Video at JumboNote

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During every school holidays, JumboNote Music School conducts studio recordings and film clips at our Beverly Hills Studio.  A must for all musicians for their performance portfolio. A typical session includes 4 stages: 1) 30min to 40 min recording session with your backing track, and quick mixdown of your recording, where we would typically record 5 takes, and comp […]

Attention Singers: Why Sight Singing is Important

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The benefits of learning sight singing are endless, especially if you are seeking a professional career or university degree in music. But even if you aren’t, becoming a stronger reader will help you have more musical success, and understand music more at a deeper level. Sight singing helps you understand a piece of music, and to perform it […]