Two reasons to buy your new instrument in person at a music store


If you want to buy an instrument, you should shop for it at a brick-and-mortar music store. Here are some reasons why. You can use your five senses to find out more about the instrument when you examine it in person A typical music store will usually stock multiple models of each instrument it sells, and it can take some work to determine which of these models you should buy.

8 March 2022

4 Ways to Prepare for Your First Singing Lesson


This post will give you some ideas of how you can prepare for your first singing lesson. Read on to find out more. Warm up your voice Of course, before you start singing, you need to warm up your voice. You can warm up with a gradual increase in volume and by exercising your vocal cords by making yawning, crying or humming sounds. Doing so will help to stretch the vocal cords and open up the soft palate.

27 April 2021

The Easiest Way To Try Before You Buy A Musical Instrument


Everyone loves learning how to play an instrument, from the very young to the young at heart but old in body. If you are considering learning an instrument or if your child has been asking about it for a while, then the first thing you need to do is decide which avenue you want to go down. Do you want to go with string, brass, percussion or woodwind? There are many different paths you could take, but all of these instruments cost so much to purchase outright.

5 June 2020

Should You Learn to Play on a Digital Piano or a Keyboard?


Although they utilise similar technologies, digital pianos and keyboards are very different types of instruments. If you are starting out as a beginner, then a big decision will need to be made as to whether or not you buy a digital piano or a more conventional electric keyboard. Before you make a decision, it is best to know a few of the important differences between these two similar instruments. What are they?

16 May 2019

Upgrading Your Child's Flute: Things to Consider


The flute is a beautiful instrument which can allow your child to learn the basics of music. When your child begins to learn the flute, they will start on a beginner's instrument which is normally constructed using basic parts. However, as your child progresses, they may reach the point where you need to purchase a more advanced or even a professional flute so they can continue their musical education. Below is a list of things you need to consider when upgrading your child's flute.

25 September 2017

Bach Trumpet Tips


Having a Bach trumpet is a wonderful thing. You get to grow your music skills and enjoy the sound of your trumpet as you play. But you may not be playing your trumpet at its optimal performance. You need to know how to maintain it well in order to boost its playability. The good news is that it's quite easy to make your trumpet easier to play and boost its lifespan too.

11 May 2016