Entries by Mackenzie Alldrin

How to Find the Perfect Beginner Violin

Finding a new instrument can be overwhelming—there are a lot of options out there! To help simplify the process for you, we’ve compiled four of the most important things to remember when choosing a beginner violin. 1. Know What’s Important Two of the biggest factors in choosing a violin are the construction and the sound. […]

How to Properly Store Your Instrument

Few musicians want to be away from their instruments for extended periods of time, but sometimes it can’t be avoided. Proper storage of your instrument and bow will ensure that they are still in good condition when you return to them. Prep your instrument Getting your instrument ready for long-term storage isn’t complicated. Wipe excess […]

Similarities Between Fitness and Learning Music

How is playing an instrument like exercising? Here’s a hint: it won’t give you big muscles. Apart from building muscle mass, there are many similarities between improving your fitness and playing music. The most obvious is that they are both extremely beneficial, but here are five more similarities you might not have considered. 1) Progress […]