Luke Motta | Music Creator, Blogger
Articles by Luke:
5 Fun Side Hustles for Musicians
How Are You Giving: For Growth or Gain?
What’s the BIG Secret About Clubhouse?
5 Ways To Improve Your Direct Messaging
How to Improve Your Texting Game
The Power of a Podcast
How to Build Up Your Brand to Where You Want it to Be
How to Network With A Purpose: from Zero to Hero
Social Media Strategies to Rocket You Towards Success
5 Steps to Combat Musical Burnout
The Importance of Starting an Online Store
Vocal Warmups to Elevate Your Sound
Hi Luke, welcome to VQS, tell us how you got started with music and the drums.
I wanted to be a drummer since I was 12 years old from watching videos of the band Slipknot play songs on YouTube. There was something so exciting about the intricacies of the playing that drew me towards it, and that excitement never left me.
Four years later I finally got a brand new drum set as a birthday present and was able to start my music venture. While I never stopped loving the drums, I have since focused on singing after being encouraged by family and have been absolutely loving it.
What 3 core values do you believe are necessary for success?
1. Always working hard: It’s the oldest advice in the book, and for good reason! Everything I’ve worked towards has been a challenge attached to it, and it’s through working hard that I am able to achieve a great outcome every time.
2. Patience! Many ventures take time to be successful at, especially artistic ones. Nobody has thousands of fans on day one, and it’s good to be understanding of the fact that success comes with time.
3. Setting goals. Always know what you’re trying to achieve and have set goals in mind at all times. Don’t be afraid to adapt them, either! If a certain goal doesn’t work out in the time you hoped for, I switch it up a bit to never get discouraged.
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Who have been some of your favorite people/projects to work with?
My favourite person to work with is my vocal teacher, Giulia Khoury of the musical duo “The Khourys“. She has been incredibly encouraging of me and my musical goals, and a fantastic teacher in general. All that I know about vocal techniques, warmups, and skills have been taught to me by Giulia and every single week I look forward to my next vocal lesson so that I can learn even more and continue my artistic journey.
What future opportunities would you like to be involved with?
Some future opportunities I would like to be involved with are music production and collaborations with local musicians.
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