Category: The Blog

  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "His skills began to get better and better and soon he realized he must pursue music as a profession. " Part 1 Russian Composers Russia has produced some of the best artists the world has ever...

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By – Sam Price, author From 1922 until 1991 Russia was a communist state. The original idea of communism was created by Karl Marx, it was then adopted by Lenin who during the Bolshevik Revolution destroyed the Tsarist state of...

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It was a cloudy, cold afternoon. Janie had been practicing for months and her time had finally come for her grand performance. This was the biggest and most pressure filled violin performance of her thirteen-year-old life. She grabbed her pendent...

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The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world, and it has been said that it is one of the easiest to pick up and learn, while being one of the most difficult to master. There are hundreds, if...

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Live Performance: Key elements for a successful first show Intro: Performing music live can be a challenging task. Stage fright, performance errors, and technological failures are common problems for all musicians. While extremely challenging, playing live music can have some...

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How Student Models Compare to the other Horns   Student Horns: Student instruments are less expensive than intermediate, professional, and artist level instruments for various reasons.  It doesn't mean they won't play well it just means they are constructed differently. ...

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We View Each Lesson Differently How Lessons Work: We offer lessons that use time-tested teaching strategies, in combination with new and progressive methods. The books we teach from are well written to make learning fun and easy. Once a book...

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The trumpet dates back as far as 1500 BC and earlier. Trumpets from this period were found in Egyptian tombs, in Scandinavia, and in China. They were made of different metals from bronze to silver. Trumpets were depicted in art...

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  The Flute is a Timeless Instrument: Where it originated A brief history     History: The flute is the oldest musical instrument dating back 50,000 years. Recently, archaeologists uncovered a flute from Eastern Europe believed to be between 35,000 and...

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