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Bryce Vine

Bryce Vine was one of 12 talented people chosen from a pool of 34,000 submissions to compete on the original Glee Project, a reality show on the Oxygen network in which performers vie for a spot the TV show Glee. Bryce is a vocal student at Berklee College of Music who sings pop, rap, jazz, and alternative.

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Art Alexakis

Arthur Paul "Art" Alexakis is best known as the American singer, composer, and guitarist of the rock band Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in addition to his own work as a songwriter for other artists.

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Zendaya

Zendaya is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She currently stars on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up as Raquel "Rocky" Blue. 

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85% of Americans, including President Obama, wish they could play a musical instrument. This year, resolve to reap the benefits of playing a musical instrument. Take the Pledge to Play on Facebook and encourage your friends to take it too!

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Everyone knows that playing a musical instrument is fun and entertaining, but music making is scientifically proven to benefit people of all ages...

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'The Expendables' Actor Terry Crews Adds Playing Music to His Resume of Playing Football and Acting

Actor Terry Crews might be intense in his role in the action movie "The Expendables," opening this weekend, but in his spare time he relaxes by playing the jazz flute!


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If You Can Play Guitar, You Can Enter Ovation's Video Lesson Contest Guitar Giveaway

The most rewarding lesson you've ever given. That's because you could find yourself playing a $5,000 custom Ovation Adamas or a kick-ass Ovation Celebrity. Either way, you win — and that's the point of Ovation's Video Lesson Contest. Pick a song or technique, show the world how to play it on video, upload it to our contest site and get your friends and family voting.


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'Scott Pilgrim' Stars On Learning to Play Music Like Rock Stars

From the very first scene in "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" in which Michael Cera and his Sex Bob-Omb bandmates strap on their instruments and bust out some serious rock-and-roll thunder, director Edgar Wright's new flick crackles with musical verve.


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Justin Bieber Gives Surprise Performance At Florida High School

If you were in the Sanford, Florida, area Thursday (August 5) and heard the screams of hysterical teenagers, don't fret. It was probably just the passionate yelps of students at Seminole High School, who were granted a surprise show from none other than singer and inducer of mass tween mania, Justin Bieber.


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John Lennon Educational Tour Bus In the Running for $250,000 Grant from Pepsi: Vote Now!

The John Lennon Education Tour Bus, a non-profit mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility that provides free hands-on programs to thousands of children accross the U.S. each year, is in the running for a $250,000 grant from the Pepsi: Refresh Everything project.


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Shaun White Gets Musical While Skating at the X Games

Shaun White has been preparing for a return to skateboard competition at the X Games by practicing on a large ramp set up on the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood.

At the X Games, Travis Pastrana won the gold medal for the seventh time in the Moto X Freestyle at the Los Angeles Coliseum.


Music 'Tones the Brain,' Improves Learning

Learning to play a musical instrument changes the brain, leading to a slew of potential benefits, including improved learning and understanding of language, according to a recent review article.


Music Has Positive Effects On the Brain

Advocating the introduction of music classes into school curriculum, a new research has claimed that learning to play musical instruments has positive effects on the brain and it helps children improve their learning and understanding of language.


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Owner of Rock N' Blues Academy Teaches Guitar Students Worldwide Via Internet

With his guitar in hand, Sean Christiansen strummed a soulful sound.


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Club Penguin is Encouraging Kids to Rock Out During Music Jam 2010

Does your kid want to experience what it's like to be a rock star?