Tips For Arranging This Year's Marching Band Show

Marching band is one of those activities that comes with collaboration, memories, camaraderie, and hard work that will last a lifetime. If you are a band instructor, it's important that you learn how to tap into what your students need so that you can motivate them and get the most out of every competition this year. The clock is ticking on marching band season, and the real work comes in planning out this year's upcoming show and how to implement it during band camp.   Read More...

Pros And Cons Of Buying A Digital Piano

If you've made the exciting decision to add a piano to your home, you'll want to visit a local piano store and assess your options. There are many different types of pianos to consider, and it's important to make the right decision about which model to buy — after all, you and your family members will likely enjoy hours of fun around the piano in the coming years. If a digital piano has caught your eye, consider these points before you make your decision.   Read More...

Why Does A Piano Have To Be Tuned So Much?

People who have bought a piano for the first time are often surprised at just how much the piano needs to be tuned, especially in its first year in operation. It's not unusual for owners to let time slip past quickly without enough piano tunings, especially if the owner doesn't play very often. Tunings may seem like a once-in-a-while deal, but they are actually part of the necessary maintenance of the piano.   Read More...

R&B Music Gives All The Feeling Of That Brief Moment

R&B is all about the feeling of the story.  R&B music moves the listener to want to stay within a small space of emotion for as long as possible and to keep that feeling going for just that moment longer. Music tells a story, and R&B music has been telling a story for a long time, driven from the base instincts to truly feel connected. The message of R&B music often talks of the moment.   Read More...

Piano Lessons: It's Never Too Late!

Many a child has fought with their parents in an effort to drop out of piano lessons. Often, those same children grow up to be adults who wish they knew how to play the piano. The moral of this story for children: Stick with it. While it is easier to learn the piano at a young age when you are still being molded in many different ways, it is really never too late to learn to play the piano.   Read More...