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We celebrate the diversity of musical expression in all its forms, from classical symphonies and jazz improvisations to hip-hop beats and electronic soundscapes. Whether you're a seasoned musician looking to refine your skills or a live performance enthusiast, we are your go-to source for everything related to music and performing arts.
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We believe that music has the power to bridge differences, foster understanding, and inspire positive change in people around the world. We believe that by providing accessible and informative content on musical topics, we can help you develop a deeper appreciation for the arts and use it to connect with the world around us. So, regardless of what music moves you, we are your stop for content that sings to your unique interests and inspires your creative voice.
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The team behind Musical Expert

Béatus Hoang

Béatus Hoang

Group General Manager

As the Group General Manager, Béatus brings over a decade of experience in organic growth, content marketing, and...
Johnny Slakva

Johnny Slakva

Engineering lead

Johnny earned his Master's in computer science from Donetsk National Technical University. When he's not working on...
Katy Rosen

Katy Rosen

Partnerships

Katy has been a Musical Expert partnerships manager since 2023, having transitioned from traditional advertising to...
Jason Ocampo

Jason Ocampo

Website Producer

Jason is a driven web developer and digital marketing specialist passionate about creating engaging online experiences....
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Our experts and editors

Margaret Lipman

Margaret Lipman

Writer and editor

With years of experience as an educator, Margaret Lipman produces thoughtful and informative content across a wide range...
Miles Almadrones

Miles Almadrones

Editor

Miles has been writing for Musical Expert since 2022, drawing from his background in last-mile logistics and his...
Lucy Maddox

Lucy Maddox

Editor

Lucy’s international upbringing in Hong Kong and love for literature have shaped her multifaceted background. She...
Annette Maxon

Annette Maxon

Editor

Annette Maxon is a freelance writer and jewelry professional living in Seattle, Washington. Never one to limit herself,...
Amanda Holland

Amanda Holland

Writer

With career experiences that have used both math and grammar, Amanda Holland is a freelance writer and Musical Expert...
Tiffany Park

Tiffany Park

Writer

As an education, health, and communications writer for Musical Expert, Tiffany Park is dedicated to improving...
Tricia Christensen

Tricia Christensen

Writer

With a Literature degree from Sonoma State University and years of experience as a Musical Expert contributor, Tricia...
Malcolm Tatum

Malcolm Tatum

Writer

Malcolm Tatum, a former teleconferencing industry professional, followed his passion for trivia, research, and writing...
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The arts are often a place where opinions and interpretations vary widely based on individual tastes, experiences, and cultural contexts. At the same time, we believe that certain factual and technical aspects of music are essential for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of these art forms. That's why we have a rigorous fact-checking procedure in place to ensure the content we publish is accurate, well-researched, and reflective of the most current knowledge in the field. 
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MusicalExpert feeds your creative side and helps you explore the world of performing arts, from the earliest drum circles and ritual dances to the most cutting-edge digital compositions.
Béatus Hoang

Béatus Hoang

Group General Manager

As the Group General Manager, Béatus brings over a decade of experience in organic growth, content marketing, and strategic partnerships to drive the publication's success. Committed to delivering informative, engaging content that resonates with readers, Béatus's data-driven approach and dedication to staying ahead of industry trends consistently provide high-quality content that establishes Musical Expert as a trusted source in the digital media landscape.
Johnny Slakva

Johnny Slakva

Engineering lead

Johnny earned his Master's in computer science from Donetsk National Technical University. When he's not working on websites, he enjoys playing guitar and going on hikes. Johnny has also shared his knowledge by teaching programming classes at a technical school.
Katy Rosen

Katy Rosen

Partnerships

Katy has been a Musical Expert partnerships manager since 2023, having transitioned from traditional advertising to affiliate and partnership marketing with a focus on sustainable D2C brands. She cultivates and sustains partner relationships across various industries, working to support the growth of brands of all sizes. In her free time, Katy enjoys skiing, painting in her kitchen, and spending time with her small dog sidekick.
Jason Ocampo

Jason Ocampo

Website Producer

Jason is a driven web developer and digital marketing specialist passionate about creating engaging online experiences. With a B.S. in Information Technology from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and seven years of experience, he has honed his skills in web development and digital marketing. Jason's strong work ethic, attention to detail, and adaptability enable him to deliver innovative, high-quality solutions.
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