We’ve all been there. Sitting in a movie theatre (or more recently on our couch at home) watching the trailers for an upcoming action blockbuster that claims to be the next “best movie of the year”. As we watch the trailer, our hearts start pumping. Our excitement grows. Suddenly, it…

If you’re anything like me, you probably spend more time than you should scrolling through the oh so addicting app Tik Tok (the average user spends about 50 minutes a day on the app). Despite what your interests are, Tik Tok’s algorithm does a magnificent job learning which videos you…

I have been a cellist in a worship band for over 4 years now. Since starting out I have taken on various musical roles. My situation is unique from the “traditional” church going cellist because my church does not have an orchestra. I am the lone orchestral string player in…

For the longest time I viewed the musical world through two separate lenses. The first of which was the educational lens in which I participated in band, choir, and orchestra. In this musical ecosystem I grew my knowledge of classical music training techniques and repertoire. The second viewpoint I had…

Austin Testerman

Professional music instructor focused on analyzing musical concepts and trends in popular music.

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