Starting a Family Band and Other Musical Tips and Ideas

Starting a Family Band and Other Musical Tips and Ideas

  • 4 Benefits of Renting a Musical Instrument

    If you are thinking about renting a musical instrument for the first time, you may be wondering about the benefits of doing so. This article aims to explain some of the reasons you should consider renting rather than buying a musical instrument. Read on to find out more. You can find out if an instrument is for you If you are planning to start learning how to play an instrument, you may not wish to spend hundreds of dollars buying one just in case you don't enjoy it.

  • 2 Reasons Why Saxophonists Should Take Up the Flute

    Did you know that many of the best saxophonists are also accomplished flautists? Many of them play the flute because they love it, but that's not the only reason to 'double' these two instruments. Playing the flute can offer numerous benefits to sax players, and it's even a requirement in many band, orchestra and studio circles. Here are two main reasons to become a woodwind doubler by adding professional flutes to your musical skillset.

  • Quick Tips for First Time Saxophone Buyers

    Buying a saxophone is not incredibly difficult, as you don't need to worry about electric versus acoustic models as you do when buying a guitar or other such stringed instrument. A saxophone doesn't need to be tuned and doesn't suffer the wear and tear of stringed instruments either, so even used models can be a good choice for any player. This makes buying a saxophone relatively easy for a musician, but if this is your first time purchasing a saxophone, and especially if you're buying one online, you want to understand a few important features to consider:

  • Which Instrument Is Right For Your Child?

    Giving your child the gift of music can become a valuable gift for the rest of their life. Parents often start music lessons with their child from a young age, but it's never too late to learn to play a musical instrument. The hardest obstacle to overcome when deciding to start music lessons with your child is deciding what musical instrument they should learn. There is a wide variety of instruments to choose from: drums, flute, violin, piano, guitar, saxophone, and so much more.

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    Starting a Family Band and Other Musical Tips and Ideas

    Hi, my name is Andi, and I am the leader of a family band. As a kid, I always played music with my siblings, and as I got older, I really wanted my kids to have that same experience. Although it's beautiful and blissful on some levels, it is challenging on others. You have to peacefully deal with skill differences between children and mitigate issues like who gets to play the new guitar compared to who gets to play the old cow bell. I want to share my experiences with others so I set up this blog. It talks about family bands as well as other topics. I hope you enjoy reading it.