You Don't Need to Buy an Expensive Instrument to Learn to Play Violin. I may draw criticism from violin "purists" who hold that students must learn on top-quality instruments, but I want to make learning music accessible to the masses, rather than limit it to upper-class, wealthy families. I do want you to buy an [Read more …]
Save time and money with my tips for buying musical Instruments, gear and accessories. You’ll find my top picks, where to buy them and how-to videos.
Here is some info and some useful links for what you’ll need to start violin lessons. You can rent a violin online from Music & Arts. Their “Rentals” page walks you through the process, step by step, with several options, and lets you choose to pick up the rental instrument at a store location near you [Read more …]
Here are some pianos/keyboards that have lots of good features for a reasonable price. Please read 7 Must-Have Features for Digital Pianos and Keyboards to see why I recommend these. Let me know if you have unanswered questions still, or if you’d like me to research a particular instrument you are interested in buying. You [Read more …]
I am frequently asked for advice about buying pianos/keyboards. Here are my tips and recommendations for you and your families. Some of you are just getting started and don’t have an instrument to practice on yet, and others of you have small/old/broken instruments and want to upgrade. Still others of you have more than one [Read more …]