April 2018 Posts

Our Very Own Ben Brummer Completes Straubinger Pad Certification Training

Ben Bruemmer

Congratulations to Ben Brummer! He has successfully completed training to become a certified Straubinger Pad Technician. These pads are specifically designed to be used in higher end professional flutes and require specialized training.

THE STRAUBINGER PAD CERTIFICATION TRAINING is an intensive three-day course, designed specifically to cover the concepts, methods of application, and procedures required to install Straubinger™ Pads correctly. This very specific training is designed exclusively for experienced repairmen.

Students Who Take Music Lessons Show Higher Intelligence Quotient

A study examined the influence of music education on nonmusical abilities, the effects of music lessons on academic performance, and cognitive abilities. The study revealed that students who participated in music lessons showed statistically higher intelligence quotients.

~ Glenn Schellenberg, Music Lessons Enhance IQ, Psychological Science, Vol. 15, No. 8, 2004

Music Is A Higher Revelation

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”

~ Ludwig van Beethoven quoted in “Music Is a Potent Source of Meaning,”” Tom Jacobs, August 20, 2015.

Conn-Selmer Play Like A Pro $100 Rebate

As we mentioned last week, from April 1 through June 30, 2018, most of our professional-level instruments will qualify for a rebate!

Conn-Selmer is also offering a $100 rebate on all new professional American-made trumpets and trombones from C.G. Conn., Vincent Bach, King, and more. Many of these instruments are in-stock and available on our rent-to-own program.

If you have any questions, or would like to check availability, please call your sales associate at 1.800.382.1099 or email us at sales@paigesmusic.com.

We look forward to serving you!

Students In Music Score Higher

Students in high-quality school music programs score higher on standardized tests compared to students in schools with deficient music education programs, regardless of the socioeconomic level of the school or school district.

~ Johnson, C. M. & Memmott, J. E. (2007). Examination of relationships between participation in school music programs of differing quality and standardized test results. Journal of Research in Music Education, 54(4), 293-307