Trombone Mouthpiece: A Buying Guide
Trombone Mouthpieces: A Buying Guide

If you or your child are interested in learning to play the trombone, there’s a lot you’re going to learn. Inexperienced and aspiring trombone players may not be aware, for example, that…

Tips for Practicing & Playing with an Injury
How to Tell If You Need New Violin Strings

If you’re interested in becoming a violinist, one of the most important things you’ll have to learn is how to properly maintain and care for your instrument. Proper care and maintenance of…

Investing in a Step Up Instrument

By Amy Delorge    As Band Directors we always are looking for ways to help our students and ensembles create a wonderful sound. One of the ways we can help our students…

Using Teaching Tools in Lessons
Using Teaching Tools in Lessons

Written by Susan Lawrence  As you know, there are so many strategies used in effective teaching. Recognizing the student’s lifestyle, schedule, and learning style is important in knowing what I can set for…

How to Replace Your Flute Pads
How to Replace Your Flute Pads

Although replacing flute pads isn’t an inherently difficult task, it does require a certain element of skill and expertise. For this reason, Music & Arts recommends having your flute pads replaced by…

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