Let's Talk About Mutes

Let's Talk About Mutes

April 02, 2018 3 min read

A mute is a small accessory that fits over or attaches to the bridge of your violin, viola, cello, or bass. At some point in your music career, you're going to want to get one of these, so... let's talk about mutes! So a mute essentially dampens your sound. And naturally, different materials and sizes of mutes will...

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Wolf Tones

Wolf Tones

February 26, 2018 2 min read

So there you are, in the middle of what should be an effective practice session, when you hear an awful warbling sound coming from your instrument. You may be inclined to think that it's you, but that's not always the case! It could be a wolf tone in your instrument (typically found in cello and bass). A wolf tone happ...

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Efficient Practice In Percussion

Efficient Practice In Percussion

February 12, 2018 3 min read

If you're ever tried to master a new concept in music, you've definitely been there. The more attempts you make, the harder it seems and success seems to drift farther and farther away. All that's left is more mistakes, confusion, wasted time, and rage. What's the problem?! The problem may be less musical than you...

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