The trumpet is the highest of the brass family of instruments in a standard orchestra. They also see frequent use in Jazz, the military and high-school bands. Historically, trumpets have a vast genealogy dating to around 1500BCE. Various developments in design and construction occurred over the centuries until the Baroque period, where the instrument became […]Read more "Want to Learn Trumpet?"
Violins are the highest sounding of the orchestral string instruments. They are extremely popular among beginners for their melodic qualities and beautiful sound. Violins are well known for being a mainstay in classical music but are also used in folk, pop and jazz; there is plenty of great repertoire out there to choose from! […]Read more "Thinking of Taking up Violin?"
Classical guitars are a popular choice for many beginners and provide a nice alternative to woodwind, brass or orchestral string instruments. The form of the classical guitar, as we recognise it today, was established in Spain during the 19th century, but the lineage goes back much further and is quite scattered. This type […]Read more "Thinking of Taking up Classical Guitar?"