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What's the Best Music Stand?

Posted by Joseph Chapman on Mar 13, 2014 12:48:00 PM

Internet, we thought you'd never ask. But first you should rephrase that question: What's the best music stand for me? That's right. Like most things in life, there isn't a single best music stand out there, but there are stands that are great for particular uses, depending on factors such as sturdiness and portability. Here's our run-down:

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Topics: Music Stands

Violin and Viola Accessories: The Top Five List

Posted by Alberta Barnes on Sep 18, 2012 2:58:00 PM

Are you or your child just starting to play the violin or viola? Here are a few necessary accessories that you will need as you start out on this exciting journey.

1. Rosin
Without rosin your bow won’t work. It helps to create friction between the horsehair and the strings which, in turn, causes vibrations. There are a plethora of options to choose from, so here are a few guidelines. 

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Topics: Rosin, Metronomes, Tuners, Beginner Violin, Shoulder Rests, Music Stands, Accessories, Mutes

Violin Accessories: Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Gigs

Posted by Alberta Barnes on Jun 27, 2012 3:52:00 PM

As the weather gets nicer, many musicians find themselves playing more gigs outside. From weddings to dinner parties, do you have what you need to make sure that you don’t get blown away while you’re playing outside?

A Sturdy Music Stand
I can’t tell you how many gigs I’ve played where my main focus has been on trying to stabilize my music stand. Folding wire stands are great because they are light, convenient, and very portable, but they don’t tend to do very well outside. Often they collapse under the weight of a gig binder or they completely blow over. In order to avoid this, you’ll probably want to get a heavier, more solid music stand in order to avoid problems. Here are my suggestions:

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Topics: Tips, Performance, Music Stands, Product Reviews, Music Clips, Bags, Straps, Chairs

Thoughts on Music Stands

Posted by Alberta Barnes on May 11, 2012 8:47:00 AM

Having trouble finding the music stand you need? Here are my personal favorites!

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Topics: Violin, Viola, Cello, SHAR Apprentice, Music Stands, Product Reviews

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