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Here are 5 things your band director wants you to work on this summer. Honest. Go ask him! Invest your time in longer, more intense practice sessions. Concentrate on scales and sight reading. Take a good, long look at your instrument. Contact your teacher about any problems or malfunctions, but do not attempt ANY repair work yourself […]


Well, here at Minor Music’s World Headquarters, it’s a beautiful Evening in June . It also happens to be the first day of summer, aka summer solstice. The way we see it, you have two choices: A. You can impress with your friends with warm weather trivia like: The word “solstice” refers to the longest […]


Here’s our alphabetical list of must-see movies for music enthusiasts. Not just musicals, but movies about music. Click through for plot summaries and ratings. And by all means, consider adding these to your collection. Amadeus The Benny Goodman Story Blues Brothers Bye Bye Birdie The Cabin in the Sky The Competition Copying Beethoven The Fabulous […]


Memorial Day is celebrated in the United States every year on the last Monday of May. It is a federal holiday for remembering the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces. This unofficial start of summer is traditionally observed by decorating the graves of those who served (a practice which dates […]

Music Festival

We get it. It’s hot. Why should you bake out in the sun at a Music Festival when you could be kicking back at the beach or pool? Because we said so. But if you need more convincing than that, we’re gonna have to turn it over to our friends at Deering Banjo. This might […]

Most likely your summer will include some community parades. Whether marching or watching, the best advice we have for you is to  respect the sun…  And it’s not as complicated as you might think. The first thing you want to invest in is a great pair of sunglasses. But what type of protection is best? UVA/UVB? […]