Tuba Maintenance: Tips & Advice

Getting an excellent deal on a tuba at Music & Arts is only one aspect of owning an instrument that will perform well for years to come. Like any other musical instrument,…

What is a Method Book?

Whether you’re brand new to an instrument or have been playing for years, there is always room to grow as a musician. Regardless of which instrument you play or would like to…

Musical Instrument Insurance: Pros and Cons
Back-to-School Buying Guide

Going back to school can be a stressful prospect for students at any age, but for musicians, there’s a lot more to take care of after all the pens, pencils, paper, and…

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Instrument
What is a Starter Pack?

When a child takes an interest in music, one concern that parents often have is whether they’ll be able to afford an expensive instrument and music lessons. All parents want to encourage…

Viola Maintenance: Keep Your Viola Sounding (& Playing) Its Best
Is it Safe to Rent an Instrument Online?

Has your son or daughter decided they want to play a musical instrument in their school’s orchestra or marching band? While this is fantastic news for a variety of reasons, some parents…

Trombone Embouchure: Tips & Advice

In music, embouchure refers to the way in which a musician applies their mouth to the mouthpiece of a brass or wind instrument. Although embouchure is important to saxophonists, trumpet players, and…

What is Rosin & How Do I Use It?

Rosin is a solid form of resin that’s obtained from pines and other conifers. Produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize its volatile components, it’s semi-transparent in nature and varies in…

About Music & Arts

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