Proper Trumpet Maintenance & Care
Proper Trumpet Maintenance & Care

Learning to play the trumpet is a fun and exciting adventure. Keeping it properly maintained is critical to keeping it in prime playing condition. Whether you’re new to the trumpet or have…

9 Apps for Musicians
9 Apps for Musicians

These days, there’s no shortage of resources available to musicians. From music stores to the internet, there are plenty of places musicians can go to discover, learn, and practice. With the advent…

How to Adjust Clarinet Reeds

For anyone who is new to playing the clarinet, clarinet reeds may seem like a relatively small piece of the instrument. It may be small, but the reed is one of the…

Musical Instrument Storage: A Guide
Musical Instrument Storage: A Guide

As the proud owner of a brand new musical instrument, proper storage should be one of your top concerns. You just invested hundreds, if not thousands, into the instrument itself- shouldn’t you…

How to Choose a Tuba Mouthpiece
How to Choose a Tuba Mouthpiece

Any brass musical instrument will sound and respond better when it’s used with a mouthpiece that’s a good fit for the instrument and musician, the tuba included. Choosing the best tuba mouthpiece…

Tips and Advice for New Tuba Players

Learning how to play the tuba can be a fun and exciting adventure, but becoming comfortable with the larger-than-average instrument can be hard, especially for those who are new to the instrument,…

5 Practice Tips for the Summer Months
5 Practice Tips for the Summer Months

  Summer is right around the corner. While homemade lemonade, trips to the beach, and sleeping in are perks of the season, the interrupted schedules and lapsed routines are not. If you’re…

Choosing the Best Trombone Case
Choosing the Best Trombone Case

Trombones may not be the largest instrument in the brass family, but they’re certainly not the smallest- and, the larger the instrument is the more important it is to protect it from…

Common Repairs for Trumpets

Since the various components of a trumpet must work together in order for the instrument to function and play properly, it’s not uncommon for problems to arise. Fortunately, the trumpet is a…

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