Marisa Balistreri, Author at EasyEarTraining.com

Marisa Balistreri

Marisa Balistreri has been involved in music somewhere, somehow her whole life. From piano and violin training to becoming a classically trained singer, her varied career as a professional musician ranges from musical theatre to opera to jazz. Trained in Italy in the traditional Italian method of singing, she has sung with The Rome Opera, The Cairo Opera Company and on Holland America Line as an opera singer.

Always eager to expand her musical knowledge, Marisa enjoys the challenge of learning new styles and genres of music. She is currently transitioning from opera to jazz and sings with a gypsy swing quartet Mulatsag and a modern jazz ensemble, Trio Del Mare.

Marisa Balistreri is a native of Madison, Wisconsin and is currently the Communications Manager for Easy Ear Training.

 

By Marisa Balistreri:

Spell Intervals Fast: Tips and Tricks

Spell Intervals Fast: Tips and Tricks

In a previous article, How to Spell Intervals, we thoroughly explained the process of how to spell intervals. This process works very well, and you can use it immediately in your daily musical life. The downside is that it’s slow! Fortunately, there are several tricks...
Spell Intervals Fast: How To

Spell Intervals Fast: How To

Interval recognition is a core skill in ear training because it develops a powerful sense of relative pitch. Yet, as much as learning to recognize intervals you develops your ear, you must also train your brain to recognize them, too. This means learning to “spell”...
5 Key Skills to be Musical

5 Key Skills to be Musical

Becoming a musician means much more than just learning to play an instrument. There are a wide variety of skills involved in learning to become a capable and versatile musician beyond mechanical abilities and understanding music theory. In fact, in today’s world...
Training Your Ears For Chords

Training Your Ears For Chords

Isn’t it magical when someone sits down at the piano or picks up the guitar and seems to know how to play every song by ear? It’s not magic – these musicians have spent some time learning the identify chords and chord progressions. Would like to learn how to do...
Master Rhythm with Inner Inchronicity

Master Rhythm with Inner Inchronicity

A tightly-honed sense of rhythm is important for all musicians because rhythm is the gas in the music engine. Regardless of genre, having good rhythm skills can help you to sound more professional, synchronize with other musicians and be the creator of the...

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