Lane Turgeon Music Scene Instrument Repair Technician Every now and then I see damage on an instrument that's enough to make me gasp when I open the instrument's case. That was exactly the case in this case. See, this Tenor Sax fell severely, and there was damage all over. For the sake of this blog, I'll merely focus on the most difficult part - the neck repair. See, what was abnormally difficult about this was the fact that it had folds in the metal, and deep dents in places
1- They Don't Know What to Practice. This seems a little crazy at first glance, but most kids by the time their lesson is over and they go home and get back to their daily lives have forgotten their assignment, and much of what was covered in the music lesson room. It is very important for a teacher to make it glaringly obvious what the student needs to practice by writing it down, and somehow saving the page(s) they are supposed to practice with a bookmarker or sticky notes.