Category: Repairs

Instrument Care

The Art of Instrument Care: Essential Tips for Maintenance and Protection

This article focuses on a vital, yet frequently overlooked component of being a musician – the art of instrument care and maintenance. It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting your musical journey or have years of experience; knowing how to properly care for and protect your instrument is crucial. It not only ensures the longevity […]

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Common Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Instrument

As a musician, one of the most important lessons that you must learn is that proper care and maintenance of your instrument will help you maintain consistent sound quality and save money in the long run. Many young musicians spend less time playing their instruments during the summer, which means they don’t perform the regular […]

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3 Big Reasons You Should Regularly Clean Your Instrument

Compared to hitting a crescendo with a band or orchestra, the topic of instrument cleaning is decidedly less thrilling. But the truth is that the best moments in music can’t happen without regular instrument maintenance, and cleaning is a huge part of that. Frequent instrument cleaning needs to be a part of your life as […]

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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 makers and trained at the best technical colleges, and because we are the best, we find a social responsibility to educate musicians on […]

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Winter is Coming: Is Your Instrument Protected?

The days are getting shorter, Christmas will be here before you know it, and you may even find yourself looking for coats and sweaters you haven’t worn since last year. Whether you live in sunny California, in one of America’s 50 coldest cities, or in a town where the weather’s somewhere “in between”, one thing […]

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Q&A with Pat Wiegand, Director of Repair & Refurbishment Services

Music & Arts boasts the largest repair network in the United States, but at the heart of it all is a team of certified experts who believe in their mission of giving your instrument the finest care possible.  In this article, Director of Repair & Refurbishment Services, Pat Wiegand, talks shop about personalizing repairs, building […]

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How Weather Impacts Your Sound

Have you ever wondered how weather impacts your sound? Musical instruments can be affected by many external factors including temperature and humidity. Learn more.

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How to Use a Care Kit to Keep Your Instrument Clean and in Top Playing Condition

Take-home instrument care kits help musicians of every age, interest, and musical background keep their instruments cleaned and in prime playing condition.

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The importance of Instrument Tune-Ups

The Importance of Instrument Tune-Ups

A musical instrument tune-up helps preserve the life of your instrument and offers many benefits to players of all ages and skill levels. Here are five reasons tune-ups are so important.

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Everyday Reed Maintenance Tips

Everyday Reed Maintenance Tips

A good reed is hard to find. Many clarinet and saxophone players spend the better part of their time searching through a box of reeds trying to find the best ones. If you’ve played through a box of reeds and have separated the good from the bad, you may be wondering if there’s anything you […]

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