AMN Stories

Midlife crisis: how bass playing changed my life

Guest blogger Steve Schaefer made a fateful decision to take on the bass, and it opened a world of enjoyment and friendship. It shows that when you love something, it’s never too late to start.

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Tell us your story!

Amateur Music Network welcomes guest blog submissions. Learn more and send us your idea for a blog post about your life in music.

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Orchestra music is Awesöme!

Current music with community impact and meaning, played by community members --- for the joy of playing.

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17 reasons to love amateur musicians!

We loved this article by London-based writer Ariane Todes!

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Amateur Music Network Singing Workshop, Larry Batiste, mentor

That great new team sport: singing!

Everybody’s saying it: Choral singing is good for you! Just google “choral singing” and you’ll get tons of references for how singing with a group boosts mental health, boosts mindfulness, and is just an all around good thing.

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