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Violin Accessories: Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Gigs

Violin Accessories: Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Gigs

Posted By:
Alberta Barnes
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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Wedding Sheet Music: What to Play This Summer

Wedding Sheet Music: What to Play This Summer

Posted By:
Alberta Barnes
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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What's the Best Music Stand?

What's the Best Music Stand?

Posted By:
Joe Chapman
Thursday, March 13, 2014

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The Value of a Music Degree

The Value of a Music Degree

Posted By:
Alberta Barnes
Friday, May 04, 2012

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What Should You Look For In a Case?

What Should You Look For In a Case?

Posted By:
Joe Chapman
Friday, October 12, 2012

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Notes from a Suzuki Mom: The "Twinkle" Year

Notes from a Suzuki Mom: The "Twinkle" Year

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Guest Blogger
Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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Happy Birthday, Arnold Schoenberg!

Happy Birthday, Arnold Schoenberg!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Arnold Schoenberg September 13, 1874 - July 13, 1951 Arnold Schoenberg’s name often stirs up strong opinions. Some revere him as a genius who advanced music in the 20th century while others despise his often discordant music. As a music lover and performer, I often have a love/hate relationship with Schoenberg and his music.... Read More

Happy (Belated) Birthday, Claude Debussy!

Happy (Belated) Birthday, Claude Debussy!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Claude DebussyBorn August 22, 1862, Died March 25, 1918 Don’t like contemporary classical music? Debussy might be to blame. Many would say that his compositions set in motion the eventual breakdown of traditional tonality as well as many of the ideas and explorations of music in the 20th century. Often associated with the impressionist... Read More

Temperature

Temperature

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

David Ormai, a local violinist and teacher, talks with SHAR customers about how to minimize the effects of rapid changes in temperature on your instrument.... Read More

Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!

Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Leonard Bernstein August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990 “To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” -Leonard Bernstein That’s kinda how I feel about writing this blog. Bernstein is such a huge musical figure that it seems like there won’t be enough time (or space on this blog!) to share... Read More

Which Bass Bag Is Right For You?

Which Bass Bag Is Right For You?

Monday, August 25, 2014

If you play the bass, you’re going to need a bass bag. Here at SHAR we carry a few different bass bags, but here is our advice on which ones to consider. First, we offer something called the Heritage Bass Bag. It comes in different sizes and it has very good foam padding of 25 mm thickness. It comes with straps and zippers,... Read More