Finding the Right Instrument Repair Technician
Finding the Right Instrument Repair Technician

After finding the right instrument, case, accessories, and teacher, the next decision you’ll be confronted with is finding an instrument repair technician to take care of routine maintenance and emergency repairs. Similar…

The Most Common Mistakes Made by Clarinet Players
The Most Common Mistakes Made by Clarinet Players

In general, a beautiful clarinet sound is considered to have five different qualities: depth, stability, focus, clarity, and an appropriate balance of “ring” and “darkness” that’s usually referred to as color. Unfortunately,…

Proper Cello Maintenance and Care
Proper Cello Maintenance and Care

Despite its large size, the cello is a fragile instrument that requires careful attention and proper maintenance to remain in good condition and peak playability. When properly cared for, a cello can…

Music & Arts Interview with Jeff Coffin

3x Grammy award-winning artist and saxophonist for the Dave Matthews Band, Jeff Coffin, sat down with Senior Marketing Manager, Skip Wilson, to talk about Jeff’s start in music, instrument upgrades, and his relationship with…

Tips to Get The Most From Your Clarinet Lessons
Tips to Get The Most From Your Clarinet Lessons

The clarinet is a beautiful, woodwind instrument that has one of the largest ranges of pitch when compared to all of the other musical instruments. It’s a fun instrument to play, either…

How Much Will This Violin Repair Cost?
How Much Will This Violin Repair Cost?

As the parent of a violin student, you may be curious about how much you can expect to pay for a particular repair. While the cost of a violin repair may vary…

How to Choose the Right Violin Strings
How to Choose the Right Violin Strings

When it comes to violin strings, some violinists stick with the tried and true while others constantly seek new strings in the hopes of improving the sound of their instrument. Many musicians,…

Saxophone Embouchure: Tips for Beginners
Saxophone Embouchure: Tips for Beginners

In its simplest terms, embouchure means what you do with your mouth; therefore, saxophone embouchure is what you do with your mouth while playing the saxophone. If you’re new to playing the…

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