Tips on How to Become a Better Piano Player
Tips on How to Become a Better Piano Player

Did you just sign up for piano lessons and aren’t sure where to start? Or have you been playing for years but don’t seem to show any signs of improvement? People who…

Stringed Instruments: Rent or Buy?
Stringed Instruments: Rent or Buy?

Learning how to play a stringed instrument is an enjoyable and exciting experience. It can also be a time of uncertainty, especially if the musician is a student. And as you begin…

How to Buy Your Child's First Cello
How to Buy Your Child’s First Cello

If your child’s cello skills have developed to the point where a rental is no longer an option, it may be time for an instrument upgrade. Unfortunately, buying your child’s first cello…

Choosing a Clarinet Case
Choosing a Clarinet Case

No professional clarinetist would ever consider traveling to and from their performances or practices without a case or gig bag to protect their clarinet. Whether your child is playing a student or…

How to Overcome Student Boredom
Private vs. Group Lessons: Pros and Cons

Now that you’ve purchased your child the musical instrument of their choice it’s time to decide whether you want them to be trained one-on-one or in a group setting. If you aren’t…

Star Wars a musical saga
Star Wars: A Musical Saga

Shop the Star Wars collection today! A Musical History of Star Wars’ Iconic Sound While Star Wars is the most successful series of films ever, thrilling decades of audiences and capturing the…

Choosing a Case for Your Trumpet
Choosing a Case for Your Trumpet

Most trumpets are purchased with an accompanying case, but is yours up to par? Whether you’re looking for a replacement or don’t currently have a case, there are quite a few things…

Trombone Buyer’s Guide
Trombone Buyer’s Guide

If your child is an aspiring musician who has decided to take up the trombone, they’re far from alone. The rich, warm sound of a trombone makes it quite versatile in nature;…

Welcome to the Vault @ Music & Arts

Welcome to The Vault, your go-to source for everything you need to take your skills to the next level. Whether you’re a parent who needs to purchase an instrument for their child, a student who needs advice on how to keep their instrument in tip-top shape, or an educator seeking premium music education resources, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

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