AMN Stories

Meet composer Jake Heggie

A preview of our February 20 online workshop with the renowned vocal and opera composer.

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Six things you should know about Lisa Mezzacappa

She’s an acclaimed composer, bassist, bandleader, and producer. But that’s just for starters.

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Meet Hope Briggs, operatic soprano

Hope Briggs talks about her musical education, her musical mentors, and how she became an acclaimed interpreter of Verdi roles.

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Ukulele: A great instrument for amateurs

This gust post by blogger Mike Pose explores why the ukulele is such a wonderful instrument for amateurs, especially during the pandemic.

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Why we’re singing sea shanties in 2021

Welcome to the Great Sea Shanty Craze of 2021: a joyous celebration of tradition, of harmony, and — most of all — of amateur musicianship.

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