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Which SHAR Product is Uniquely Popular to your State?
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
What do string players in Florida buy that those in Wisconsin don't? When putting together our catalog of products, SHAR always keeps in mind that every product we carry is the right product for someone out there. There are ubiquitous best-selling products that are popular no matter where you live,... Read More
Introducing the SHAR Music Coloring Book Contest!
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
What do performing music and coloring have in common? Well, I think a lot, actually. Approaching a composed piece of music with your instrument, like a Mozart concerto for example, is like opening your crayons or color pencils before a blank black-and-white coloring page. In front of you is already a work of art,... Read More
Looking to buy a new set of strings?
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Sometimes buying strings for your violin, viola, cello, or bass, is just a matter of reordering the same strings that you've loved for ages. The reliable set that has always sounded great on your instrument might be all you need for the rest of your life. However, sometimes a new instrument, or just... Read More
Blackwing - The Music Pencil
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Last fall I wrote a blog on the importance of students (and experienced musicians for that matter) learning to write music, and not just learning to read notes. The act of putting pencil to paper in the musical arena is one of great importance - and in a quite simple and straightforward sense. Yes, one of the... Read More
Why is my stringed instrument buzzing and rattling?
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Is your violin, viola, cello, or bass rattling or buzzing? Does it make these noises only on certain strings or notes?... Read More