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Should I Rent or Buy an Instrument for my Student

Should I Rent or Buy an Instrument for my Student

Renting vs. Buying Part of the challenge of a student getting started in band for the first time is making the decision to rent or buy your first instrument. There are definite pros and…

Tips for Avoiding Summer Learning Loss

Summer Learning Loss. Summer Brain Drain. The Summer Slide. No matter how you refer to it, the idea that students lose some of their academic skills during summer vacation is a very…

How to Get Your Child Excited to Play an Instrument

How to Get Your Child Excited to Play an Instrument

Mastering an instrument takes time, dedication, and discipline, and sometimes getting your child excited to play that instrument in the first place is no different. According to the Public Attitudes Towards Music…

A Parent’s Introduction to the Acoustic Guitar

A Parent’s Introduction to the Acoustic Guitar

If you have a child that’s learning to play the guitar, you’ve come to the right article. Motivating them to practice, teaching them how to properly care for an investment like a…

Violin Buying Guide

Violin Buying Guide

While most often thought of as a delicate and beautiful orchestral instrument, the violin is actually quite versatile- it’s not uncommon for a violin to be featured in bluegrass or rock music.…

Why Should My Child Learn to Play an Instrument?

Why Should My Child Learn to Play an Instrument?

  Between sports and scouts, your child’s schedule is probably packed with after-school activities. If you’re thinking about adding music to the mix and are wondering if your child should learn how…

More information for parents about music instrument rentals

How to Choose a Music Teacher

If you’re thinking about enrolling your child in music lessons, finding the right music teacher is essential. Think about it as an investment in your child’s future- not only will the right…

The Difference Between Brass and Woodwind Instruments

The Difference Between Brass and Woodwind Instruments

In musical orchestra and marching bands, the instruments are divided into different groups based on the sound they make and the voice they play in the band. In every marching band and…

10 Lessons Your Child Will Learn in Marching Band

10 Lessons Your Child Will Learn in Marching Band

Marching band is more than just another after school activity- it’s an adventure in learning a different language and making new friends. Not only does marching band exercise the mind and body,…