To steam or not to steam…

To steam or not to steam…by Kathleen Maloney As a vocalist, I am very passionate about maintaining a healthy voice. If you are serious about your singing, then you need to be serious about your vocal health. Sometimes we are getting sick, sick already or vocally fatigued. The steamer is […]

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Top 3 Music Stores on the North Side of Brisbane

By Kathleen Maloney At Downtown Creative Studios we teach private one on one music lessons in a range of instruments such as guitar, piano, violin, ukulele, singing and drums. A question we get asked a lot is “where should I buy my instrument?”. So, we thought we would create a list […]

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5 Tips to Improve your Songwriting

5 Tips to Improve your Songwritingby Samantha Perren Songwriting can be such a fun, healing and exciting process, but when writer’s block strikes it can become something very stressful. Here’s just a few tips and activities that we use in Songwriters Club  to get the most out of our songwriters. Object writing […]

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The 3 surprising types of music students

The 3 surprising types of music students by Downtown Creative Studios One of the things we hear most often is “I don’t think I have a musical bone in my body!”. It’s seems to be a widely perceived notion that you have to be “naturally talented” to excel at music […]

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Don’t Make Me Sing – Episode 1.

Listen to episode 1. of Don’t Make Me Sing, Downtown’s very first podcast. Directors Kathleen and Sam talk about their origin story and the creation of Downtown Creative Studios followed by an interview with one of our fantastic students, Amira Hamze. https://www.whooshkaa.com/shows/dont-make-me-sing

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Downtown directors perform country style!

Celebrating in country style! Our wonderful guitar student Rebecca Meiklejohn recently had her Country and Western themed 21st birthday party! Directors, Sam and Kathleen were lucky enough to be the musical entertainment for the night, and they had an absolute blast! Not being ones to let a performance opportunity slide, […]

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