July 2018 Posts

Quick Tips On Caring For Your Trumpet

We recently updated the care videos for several of the beginning instruments available on our Debut Rental Program. Below is the general care and maintenance video for trumpets, with instruction given by Kristina Borders of our Retail Sales Staff.

Instrument Training Helps Students Focus

Studies have shown that assiduous instrument training from an early age can help the brain to process sounds better, making it easier to stay focused when absorbing other subjects, from literature to tensor calculus.

~ Hearing the music, honing the mind. (2010). Scientific American, 303(5), 16

Music Helps Express

“I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.”

~ William Faulkner

FAQ: How do I rent an instrument on the Paige’s Music website?

At Paige’s Music, we have partnered with many schools throughout the state to become the supplier of school band and orchestra instruments. For many families, the easiest option is to rent. Renting with Paige’s Music is a great opportunity to participate in music-making. We make rental easy and convenient and provide you with peace of mind.

All of our band and orchestra rentals include free repair and replacement, free deliveries and pick-up, exchange, return, and early purchase discount options.

We have several convenient options for renting an instrument on our Debut Rental plan. The most convenient option for renting an instrument is our online Option. You will select your school and your instrument and our system will autofill everything selected by your director for that instrument. From there, we can deliver the instrument directly to your school or you can pick-up the instrument in our store.

Watch the video below for a demonstration:

Jacob VanderHaeghen – Staff Spotlight

Our staff spotlight for July is on Jacob VanderHaeghen in the repair shop. Jacob is a brass repair technician and has been at Paige’s for a little over 4 years now. Learn more about him in the video below!

Music Makes Students Happier

Majorities of parents whose children are involved in music classes also credit music education for making them happier, more focused, more selfdisciplined, stronger academically and more helpful.

~ NAMM Foundation and Grunwald Associates LLC (2015). Striking a Chord: The Public’s Hopes and Beliefs for K-12 Music Education in the United States: 2015.

Students Who Study An Instrument Pursue Further Ed

Children who study a musical instrument are more likely to excel in all of their studies, work better in teams, have enhanced critical thinking skills, stay in school, and pursue further education.

~ Arte Music Academy. “Statistical benefits of music in education.” Statistical-Benefits-Of-Music-In-Education. Accessed July 17, 2014.

Quick Tips On Caring For Your Saxophone

We recently updated the care videos for several of the beginning instruments available on our Debut Rental Program. Below is the general care and maintenance video for saxophones, with instruction given by Sam Motter of our Retail Sales Staff.