November 6, 2018

- Tips from our repair technician Fred Sullivan. Fred has been in the music store industry for many years, and would like to share some of his knowledge to help make life easier for parents of band students. Below are some tips from his webiste that can help anyone int...

October 22, 2018

Intro - Hello everyone, Kyle Shook here again with Music Scene. I have been teaching piano for a while now, and this is one of the most commonly asked questions. There are many differences between the classical pianist and the jazz pianist. In my experience the phrase...

October 17, 2018

Getting Over The Sticker Shock

As a beginning band parent you may be over whelmed by the "sticker shock" of a new instrument. In addition, many parents I work with believe that once an instrument is paid for this is all they need to do. They are surprised when the band...

October 15, 2018

I’m Lane Turgeon, the Guitar Repairman (Luthier) at Music Scene. Let’s talk about strings. It could be argued that strings are the single most important component in stringed instruments – after all, they wouldn’t make much sound without them. In my experience repairin...

October 9, 2018

Intro –

My name is Kyle Shook, and I am a piano instructor at Music Scene. I hear all the time I wish I would have stuck with piano when I was young. I also here I would love to learn piano, but I am too old. Both statements irk me the wrong way as a piano instructor. T...

October 8, 2018

Oh No!! It's barely six hours before the gig in the evening and during the course of your afternoon practice (or more realistically, about two days ago...right?) disaster strikes! A pad drops out.

There's no time to dash along to your repairer, and you don't have a spar...

October 2, 2018

Intro -

The drums are a great instrument to start learning at an early age. The skills a person learns on the drums can apply to every other instrument. Below are 5 benefits of learning the drums. Here at Music scene we have a couple of drum instructors, and these bene...