One of the biggest dangers of a low-quality instrument is that they superficially look the same as a higher-quality instrument. How can you identify a low-quality instrument? Does quality really matter, especially for a beginner? “I’ll just get this cheap instrument online for my child just starting music and get them a better one when […]
Doug Holsworth is bringing his energy and expertise to Pensacola State College and the Pensacola Civic Band. We interviewed him to help everyone get to know him a little better. Take a look!
Elevators. Video games. Football games. Grocery stores. Movies. Classrooms. All of these things (and more!) have something in common: music! Music is the fabric that supports everyday life, but is often unacknowledged until it isn’t there. What all goes into making music for these? Obviously, a symphony takes time to put together, but movie or […]
We were very fortunate to have Dr. Brittan Braddock take the time to answer these questions in an interview as she ended her first year at UWF and was preparing to begin her second. In the short time she’s been in our area, she has already made leaps of advancement for the Department of Music […]
Almost everyone in the Pensacola area has interacted with or been influenced by Don Snowden. After his decades of contributing to music education, he now gets to enjoy retirement! You may recognize Don from conducting the Pensacola Civic Band or playing in the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. We were fortunate enough to get a short interview […]
If you or your child plays an instrument that uses a reed, there are several questions that come up. When you’re just getting started, you need to know how long each reed lasts and more advanced students will wonder when to move up in reed strength or even how to know what brand of reed […]