How to Tell if You Need New Cello Strings

Whether you’re new to playing the cello or simply need a refresher, knowing when to change your cello strings is something every cellist should know. Change them too often and you’ll be…

The Most Common Viola Repairs

If you’re considering purchasing or renting a viola, you may be wondering if there are common issues with the instrument you should be aware of which might affect your decision. The truth…

How to Change Violin Strings

One reason that parents often encourage their children to learn to play an instrument is that it provides a great opportunity to learn about responsibility. Owning a violin is a big responsibility,…

The Different Types of Bassoon Reeds

One thing which commonly draws aspiring musicians to the bassoon, apart from the warm, dark, reedy timbre, is the level of customizability that the instrument has. The bassoon, a woodwind instrument in…

Helpful Information for New Saxophonists

When it comes to playing the saxophone, you can’t expect to master the instrument overnight. The fact is, regardless of the instrument, it takes plenty of practice and dedication before you’ll even…

Violin Care & Maintenance: Tips & Advice

Due to its small size, the violin is a fragile instrument that requires careful attention and proper maintenance to remain in peak playing condition. Those who skip cleanings or otherwise don’t maintain…

How Do I Choose the Best Flute Stand?

If you’ve already bought your flute, a sturdy case, and all the essential cleaning accessories, a flute stand might be next on your list. Choosing the best flute stand includes selecting one…

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