Bel Canto Blog 2017-06-29T21:18:40+00:00

Dates set for vocal class at Arts at the Armory, Somerville.

We’ve set dates for our Intro to Vocal Skills class for adults and teens.  It’ll be held at Arts at the Armoury in Somerville, MA.  The class will cover breathing techniques, vocal projection, and more!

It’s a 4 week course and space will be limited to a group of up to 10 people or so.  To register, please […]

By | October 1st, 2017|

Happy 4th of July!

Though a few days late, we wanted to share some information about the American national anthem…

It seems Francis Scott Key is known for writing the words, but perhaps not so many people know where the music comes from.

A British composer and organist by the name of John Stafford Smith, is the man responsible for writing a song […]

By | July 9th, 2017|

Don’t let geographic location limit your music learning!

Music lessons via Skype

The trend of digitalization had made many things accessible to users on the internet, regardless of where the user is located — and it hasn’t left music lessons out in the cold!  Taking instrumental or voice lessons via Skype is no longer a strange idea.  With a decent internet connection, an instructor can do […]

By | July 2nd, 2017|

Gift Certificates

Remember that we offer gift certificates for lessons.  You can purchase a set number of lessons, or a whole semester!

Bel Canto Boston gift certificate

By | April 3rd, 2017|

Why do we play exercises?

Photo by Linnaea Mallette

Why play exercises and scales when we have interesting songs and pieces to play and sing??

Do you have memories from your childhood of taking lessons and being forced to play scales and exercises, and never really understanding why? Music can involve such a level of […]

By | March 16th, 2017|