Bass and Treble Clef – Sheet Music’s Traffic Control

The bass and treble clef for sheet music

If you're a session singer (or any kind of singer), you'll probably have to read sheet music at some point in your career. If you've never done it before, it might freak you out. What are all of those weird symbols? What do they mean and what do you do with them? I'm going to focus on just two today: Bass and Treble clef. The two shapes above are clefs (the asterisk on the left isn’t part of it but it was part of the clip art, sorry). On the left is the Treble Clef, on the right is the Bass Clef. The treble goes on the top bar, bass on the bottom. They ba[...]