How to Overcome Student Boredom
Private vs. Group Lessons: Pros and Cons

Now that you’ve purchased your child the musical instrument of their choice it’s time to decide whether you want them to be trained one-on-one or in a group setting. If you aren’t…

Star Wars a musical saga
Star Wars: A Musical Saga

Shop the Star Wars collection today! A Musical History of Star Wars’ Iconic Sound While Star Wars is the most successful series of films ever, thrilling decades of audiences and capturing the…

Choosing a Case for Your Trumpet
Choosing a Case for Your Trumpet

Most trumpets are purchased with an accompanying case, but is yours up to par? Whether you’re looking for a replacement or don’t currently have a case, there are quite a few things…

Trombone Buyer’s Guide
Trombone Buyer’s Guide

If your child is an aspiring musician who has decided to take up the trombone, they’re far from alone. The rich, warm sound of a trombone makes it quite versatile in nature;…

Trumpet Buyer's Guide
Trumpet Buyer’s Guide

Are you faced with the task of purchasing your child their very first trumpet? Are you looking for an upgrade to their current student-grade trumpet? If you answered “yes” to either of…

How to Choose a Saxophone Case
How to Choose a Saxophone Case

The best money you can spend on a saxophone, besides purchasing the saxophone itself, is purchasing a case that fits your child’s horn and fits the needs and usage pattern of your…

Artist Interview: Felix Peikli
Artist Interview: Felix Peikli

Artist Interview: Felix Peikli (Buffet Crampon clarinet artist and touring musician) Born in Oslo, Norway April 2nd 1990, Felix Peikli was introduced to music through the local marching band at the age of…

How to Choose a Saxophone Case
Guitar Tips: Toughening Up Your Fingertips

Opening a fresh pack of guitar strings is always exciting, but breaking them in is a whole other story. Whether you’ve switched to a different brand or are sticking with the tried…

Choosing a Saxophone Reed
Choosing a Saxophone Reed

As you’ve been browsing the web for a new saxophone for your child, you’ve likely seen a lot of talk about finding the right saxophone reed- that’s because the reed is one…

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