July 2016 Posts

Music And Math

Music and math are highly intertwined. By understanding beat, rhythm, and scales, children are learning how to divide, create fractions, and recognize patterns.

~ Lynn Kleiner, founder of Music Rhapsody in Redondo Beach, CA

Bill Tongate – Staff Spotlight

Our latest Staff Spotlight is with Bill Tongate. Bill is the clarinet repad specialist in our repair shop and started with Paige’s back in 1989.

 

Music Education Provides Approach To Solving Problems

Two-thirds (67%) of Americans say music education provides people with a disciplined approach to solving problems.

~ July 2014 Harris Poll

The Arts Enhance Symbiotic Thinking

“We need people who think with the creative side of their brains—people who have played in a band, who have painted…it enhances symbiotic thinking capabilities, not always thinking in the same paradigm, learning how to kick-start a new idea, or how to get a job done better, less expensively.”

~ Annette Byrd, GlaxoSmithKline

Tips On Trumpet Care

Daily care and maintenance of your instrument is very important to how well your instrument performs. Watch this quick video below for a few, quick tips on caring for your trumpet.