Warren's Blog

Rock Camp 2017!

We are getting ready to rock! Dates for this year's Rock Camp are July 24 - 28. Call us to reserve your spot before it fills up!  For a description of Rock Camp go here. Read More...

Things to know about strings

The descriptions I see on string packs make me smile. It seems that the manufacturers don’t want to lose a sale, so they attempt to market to everyone. A pack of strings might say they have that “vintage, modern, bright, mellow, loud but subtle sound.” I exaggerate, but only a little! So here is our take on strings. Acoustic guitar • Thicker strings give more sustain, volume and bass, but they are harder to play. Find a balance that fits your Read More...
Make music to keep warm

Make Music and Stay Warm

Music lessons are the perfect winter activity! Warm up those cold winter days with the sound of music. If you have been thinking about learning to play, do it now. Learning to play isn't a huge committment. You only need to set aside a little practice time everyday, and we all spend too much time with the television and electronic media. You'll love learning music, and it's a hobby you'll have for a lifetime. Lessons on piano, guitar, ukulele, Read More...

Crazy About Music Books

We stock an eclectic variety ... And if we don't have it, we'll get it! I have to admit that I am a little crazy about books.  My music room is lined with them:  fake books, music theory books, songbooks, play-a-long books with CDs, and biographies of famous musicians.  Those books have served me well over the years.  I always have material to practice.  I hear a song I would like to learn, and I probably have the music to it.  Read More...