September 2016 Posts

School Music Participation Helps Math And English

An analysis of data from the National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1988 demonstrated a significant correlation between participation in school music groups and achievement in math and English.

~ Broh, B. A. (2002). Linking extracurricular programming to academic achievement: Who benefits and why? Sociology of Education, 75(1), 69-95

Tips On Clarinet 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 clarinet.


Tim Dawson – Staff Spotlight

Tim Dawson - Paige's Music

Our latest Staff Spotlight is with Tim Dawson. Tim joined Paige’s over 25 years ago and now leads our School Sales team. At one time he was an instrument advisor. Follow the link to learn more about what he did before he came to Paige’s.


Arts Give Children Better Understanding

“A broad education in the arts helps give children a better understanding of their world…We need students who are culturally literate as well as math and science literate.”

~ Paul Ostergard, Vice President, Citicorp

Students In The Arts Are More Cooperative

A Columbia University study revealed that students in the arts are found to be more cooperative with teachers and peers, more self-confident and better able to express their ideas.

~ Burton, J., Horowitz, R., Abeles, H. Champions of Change, Arts Education Partnership, 1999