Spring is a time when we typically do some kind of deep cleaning in our lives. As we’ve come to know the term it usually involves our home and living space. We get rid of the winter pile-ups and make a clean and productive space to move forward into spring. Time To Clean Up
How to Clean Your Saxophone A saxophone is a woodwind instrument and there are 4 types. There are soprano, alto, tenor, and Baritone saxophones. The cleaning instructions here are not for all except the soprano saxophones. The first thing that is needed is to clean the mouthpiece. Removing the reed and the part that is
As we parents get ready for back to school, many of who’s children took off a little music lesson time this summer are also thinking “what about these lessons”. Breath deep though, your private music teachers have you covered. Here are three things to know your music teachers are on top of. No Need
Have you ever wondered what it meant for your guitar to be “in tune”? Are you learning how to play the guitar and wonder why it just doesn’t sound right? Your guitar may not be in tune! This is a basic outline for how to tune a guitar and get your guitar sounding just right
This blog is for intermediate musicians who feel they’ve reached a road block in their musicianship and have seen the ads for the pretty new instrument.
Maintenance – Everything in life requires it. Your musical instrument requires it. Your drum set, unfortunately, requires a whole lot of it. The drum set is perhaps the most logistically painful instrument to play. It’s big, it’s loud, it’s got a lot of parts, and it can constantly be updated. Luckily, it is the most
This family was about to buy a completely new drum set when all they really needed to get their drums sounding great is some new heads. Luckily, I’m an honest mechanic!
When it happens and you freeze with fear as you hear the call; “mom, the piano is broken”. You come over to see that a number of the keys on your piano are not working properly as your child is practicing for her piano lesson. You look, and as the notes are played on the
Here is a nice video on how to put together bassoon from one of our 7th grade students. She plays in her band in addition to taking private lessons. I love to sound of the bassoon and Sidney does a great job on putting one together. Want to learn how to play? Start In-Home
On a typical piano there will be three pedals in the center by the floor. These pedals are used to change the sound and effects of the piano. The most common pedal is the Damper pedal located to the right. When the damper pedal is pressed down it raises the dampers inside the piano off