How to Read Violin Music

Learn how to read violin music by starting with basic musical concepts. This includes the musical alphabet, musical notes, treble clef, staff, time signature, and key signature. The violin is a popular…

How to Blow Into a Saxophone

You have the saxophone; you have the drive to learn; now you need to actually put that instrument to your mouth and make some music. When you get to this point it…

How To Hold A Saxophone

You’ve probably spent years admiring those ultra-cool saxophone players. They make the whole process look so effortless, but until you actually pick one up, you never quite know how to hold a…

Celebrate Make Music Day 2019 with Music & Arts

Make Music Day, an annual international celebration of music that’s marked by free events and concerts around the globe, is held annually on June 21st. This year, 80 cities across the U.S.…

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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