December 2015 Posts

Meet Our Repair Shop

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When your instrument needs repair, Paige’s Music has the premier repair facility in the state ready and waiting to get your instrument back up and playing. Woodwind , brass, percussion, and string instruments are all covered in our state of the art facility. With our experienced staff, cutting edge tools and advanced machinery it’s easy to see why our repair facility offers the best repairs at the best prices.

Repair Shop Tour + Meet our Technicians

Ever wondered what happens when you send your instrument in through the school? Visit this page to take a look behind the scenes of our repair shop in a video we shot back in 2008 and meet the technicians who take incredible care of your instruments each and every day!

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Musicians Have Superior Working Memory

Musicians are found to have superior working memory compared to non-musicians.
~ Berti, et al., 2006; Pallesen et al., “Cognitive Control in Auditory Working Memory Is Enhanced in Musicians,” PLOS One, June 15, 2010.

Students Involved In School Music Programs Score Higher on SAT

The College Entrance Examination Board found that students involved in public school music programs scored 107 points higher on the SAT’s than students with no participation.
~ Profiles of SAT and Achievement Test Takers, The College Board,
compiled by the Music Educators National Conference (2002)

Music Offers A Space Where Kids Learn To Accept and Give Constructive Criticism

Taking music lessons offers a space where kids learn how to accept and give constructive criticism, according to research published in The Wall Street Journal in 2014.
~ Joanne Lipman, “A Musical Fix for American Schools,” The Wall Street Journal, October 10, 2014.

Students Involved In Music Show Significantly Higher Levels of Math Proficiency

U.S. Department of Education data on more than 25,000 secondary school students found that students who report consistent high levels of involvement in instrumental music over the middle and high school years show “significantly higher levels of mathematics proficiency by grade 12.”
~ U.S. Department of Education NELLS88 Database

Yamaha Trunk Sale on December 12, 2015

Paige’s Music has partnered with Yamaha Music Coprporation to bring you a unique opportunity to upgrade your instrument. On Saturday, December 12th we will have a greater selection of Yamaha instruments that we don’t normally stock. Here are some of the key details of the sale:

BEAT THE TAX – SAVE AT LEAST 7%:

All instruments purchased that day will save at least an extra 7%. No reason to shop online for cyber deals! The savings are better at Paige’s Music.

HUGE SELECTION:

Paige’s Music will have an increased selection of Yamaha step up instruments at big discounts. Choose from several intermediate to professional flutes, piccolos, clarinets, saxphones, trumpets, trombones, French horns, amd more! All at extra savings!

DOUBLE YAMAHA REBATES:

Earn Double Rebates! Purchase any qualified Yamaha ‘Step-Up’ Intermediate or Allegro level band instrument between now and December 31, 2015 and receive a $50 mail-in rebate. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 this rebate will double to $100! Purchase any qualified Yamaha ‘Step-Up’ Professional or Custom level band instrument between now and December 31, 2015 and receive a $100 mail-in rebate. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 this rebate will Double to $200!

SALE IS ON SATURDAY, December 12, 2015 ONLY.

Students Who Make Music In Middle School Score Higher In Algebra

Students who take music in middle school score signifcantly higher on algebra assignments in 9th grade than their non-music counterparts.
~ Helmrich. B. H. (2010). Window of opportunity? Adolescence, music, and algebra. Journal of Adolescent Research. 25 (4).