Transcribing songs for guitar students
Transcribing Songs for Guitar Students

Transcribing Songs for Guitar Students By Shinta Umezawa I would like to share with you what’s going through my head when I’m transcribing chord progressions for my guitar students in their lessons. …

Starting A Classroom Guitar Program | The Vault at Music & Arts
Starting A Classroom Guitar Program

So You Want to Start a Classroom Guitar Program Are you considering bringing more musical education to your school? Are you looking for the most practical, cost-effective, fun and inclusive way to…

Drum Kit Buyers Guide
Drum Kit Buyers Guide

The Right Drums, Cymbals and Hardware for Your Kit As the old saying goes, a band is only as good as its drummer. Sure, they might not always be out front and…

Keyboard Buyers Guide

The Key Points of Keyboards Keyboards come in many shapes and sizes, with lots of different features and options… so when you’re buying for the first time, it can be a real…

Orchestral Instrument Care

Orchestral Instrument Care Wooden stringed instruments are fragile. Taking proper care of your instrument is a must in  order to ensure years of enjoyable play. Here are a few easy steps to…

Repair FAQs

Instrument Repair: Frequently Asked Questions The following are frequently asked questions by many customers facing repair & maintenance problems with their instrument. This can be a scary time for you or your…

Woodwind Instrument Care

Caring for your Woodwind Instrument Taking proper care of your Woodwind instrument is a must in order to ensure years of enjoyable play. Here are a few easy steps to keep your instrument…

Caring for your Brass Instrument

Caring for your Brass Instrument Taking proper care of your Brass instrument is a must in order to ensure years of enjoyable play. Here are a few easy steps to keep your…

Parent's Instrument Rental Guide
Playing Music Makes You Smarter

Playing an Instrument Can Make You Happy and….Smarter Music can make us happy, help us to enjoy movement and dance, it invigorates, is a reminder of special memories and helps us to…

Guitar FX Pedal Buyers Guide - The Vault at Music & Arts
Guitar Pedal Buyer’s Guide

Guitar Effects Pedals: What You Need to Know Essentials of Effects When you first start out playing electric guitar, it goes without saying that it all begins with a guitar and an amplifier.…

Electric Guitar Buyer's Guide
Electric Guitar Buyer’s Guide

Buying Your First Electric Guitar Choosing the Right Electric Guitar Model Whether you’re buying for yourself or for a loved one, purchasing a new electric guitar is an exciting experience. From the…

Electric Bass Guitar Buyer's Guide
Bass Guitar Buyer’s Guide

Buying Your First Bass Guitar No matter what type of music you play, your role as a bass guitarist will be an important one, which is why you need to be sure…