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How to Upgrade the Sound of Your Orchestral String Instrument

How to Upgrade the Sound of Your Orchestral String Instrument

To a musician, sound couldn’t be more important. Countless hours are put into learning, playing, and practicing, all with the goal of improving the quality of sound that’s produced. To be sure,…

Jazz Improvisation with Creative Essential Elements

by John Kuzmich, Jr., Ph.D. Computers, tablets, smartphones, DVDs. CDs are all great learning tools.  Let’s look at how our students can maximize learning and fun in their jazz playing experience.  Perhaps…

Brass Instruments

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Brass Instrument?

To the non-musician eye, there’s no difference between a student trumpet and a professional one. But there’s a universe of difference between brass instruments designed to introduce students to music and those…

Five Things You Can Do to Upgrade the Sound of Your Sax

Musicians, regardless of their instrument of choice, are always looking for ways to improve their sound, especially once they’ve nailed down the basics and have the time to experiment. Sometimes that means…

Clean and Sanitize Your Instrument at The Repair Shop

The Repair Shop at Music & Arts guarantees the highest quality service for musical instrument repairs, and sanitation. Our musical instrument repair technicians are seasoned professionals who have apprenticed with master instrument…

Important Jazz Saxophone Players Through History

Important Jazz Saxophone Players Through History

When Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in 1841, he couldn’t possibly have imagined how popular the instrument would one day become. The guitar may be the main instrument in rock and roll,…

Upgrade Your Flute: Beginner vs. Intermediate Flutes

When a child initially takes an interest in learning to play the flute, parents often opt to purchase or rent a basic instrument, and with good reason. While there are numerous benefits…

A Lesson Student’s Journey: Dan Lynch of Franklin, TN

As one of the country’s largest instrument retailers and music lesson providers, we at Music & Arts pride ourselves on helping musicians and students reach their full musical potential. Nothing gives us…

When Is It Time to Step Up Your Instrument?

Whether your child is enrolled in private music lessons or is involved in band or orchestra at school, chances are they’re playing a beginner-level instrument. It’s not uncommon for budding musicians to…

Register as a Music Educator with Music & Arts

  When you became a music educator, you likely weighed the pros and cons of the job. However,  you may not have anticipated that part of the job included things like: researching…