Buyer’s Guides

When to Upgrade Your Reeds, Strings, and Mouthpieces

Every musician, from professional clarinetists to beginner saxophonists, understand the importance of high quality accessories. From reeds and strings to mouthpieces, every part of an instrument affects its sound. One thing that’s…

Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Music-Loving Mom

The Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Musical Mom

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. And if mom is a musician, music teacher, or just loves music, we have some great Mother’s Day gift ideas for you. The perfect gifts…

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Trombone?

  As the parent of a trombone student, you’ve probably been to your fair share of student performances and had plenty of exposure to the pleasant (and not so pleasant) sounds of…

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Clarinet?

Learning the clarinet isn’t easy! If your child is playing on an instrument that doesn’t fit their needs, succeeding in music becomes far more challenging. Everything from finding the motivation to play…

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Saxophone?

If you’re a parent with limited experience in music, it can be hard to tell the difference between a student model saxophone and an intermediate or professional instrument. The truth is, details…

Upgrade Your Sound: Essential Orchestral String Accessories

Whether you play the cello, the violin, the viola, or the double bass, high-quality orchestral string accessories are the most important purchase besides the instrument itself. From stands and bows to cleaning…

Under $50: The Best Gifts for Musicians 2020

Lots of people in our lives are hard to buy gifts for, whether it’s a reserved co-worker or a teenager who’s just started to explore their interests. Luckily, musicians are incredibly easy…

Under $25: The Best Gifts for Musicians 2020

If you’re not a musician yourself, you may think that this unique group of people can be challenging to shop for, especially when it comes to cost. But the good news is…

Under $10: The Best Gifts for Musicians 2020

When it comes to gifts for musicians, big ticket items like new instruments and professional recording gear comes to mind first for most people. While those gift ideas are stellar ways to…