Instrument Rental for your Child
Instrument Rental for Your Child

If your son or daughter has decided they’d like to play a musical instrument in their elementary or middle school band, it’s a fun and educational activity that can last for years…

Choosing the Best Flute Case
Choosing the Best Flute Case

When compared to other instruments, flutes are fairly compact and lightweight. Due, in part, to their small size and low weight, proactive measures must be taken to protect a flute from any…

Kevin Packard
Artist Interview: Kevin Packard

Artist Interview: Kevin Packard (Drum Set Marketing Manager, Pearl) Kevin Packard is the Drum Set Marketing Manager at Pearl and has spent his entire career working for instrument manufacturing companies and developing new…

Artist Interview: Aaron Ovecka
Artist Interview: Aaron Ovecka

Artist Interview: Aaron Ovecka (I, The Breather) Like many professional drummers Aaron’s career began with hours and hours of practice in his parents basement. His hard work is paying off and he is…

Pearl Artist Interview: Rodney Howard
Artist Interview: Rodney Howard

Artist Interview: Rodney Howard (Gavin Degraw/Avril Lavigne) Question: What was your first drum set? My first drum kit was a used Pearl PowerMate from the 70’s that my dad found at the local…

Pearl Artist Interview: Josh Marunde
Artist Interview: Josh Marunde

Artist Interview: Josh Marunde (Pop Evil) Josh is from Constantine, MI and studied Music Industry Management at Farriss State University before he got the bug for performing and touring. As the drummer for…

Viola Rentals
Viola Rentals

Viola Rental Guide Learning to play a new instrument is an exciting but uncertain time. Will you enjoy the viola and stick with it, or will you decide it’s not for you…

Cello Rentals
Cello Rentals

Cello Rental Guide There are several options when it comes to obtaining an instrument, and when you’re a beginner, the best bet is almost always to rent. That’s because renting gives you…

Violin Rentals
Violin Rentals

Violin Rental Guide For a newcomer to the world of violin, a rental instrument simply makes sense. Compared to buying, it’s much more affordable and also provides better support in the critical…

Percussion Learning Kit Rentals
Percussion Rentals

Renting a Percussion Kit There’s more to a drummer’s role than simply keeping time – in fact, school band percussionists may play any number of instruments, from triangles and tambourines to timpanis…

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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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