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Flex Your Music Muscle Minor Music has designed a series of instrument-specific strength, stretching and conditioning exercises for musicians at every level.  We are confident that our easily-implemented moves will build endurance and reduce the rate of injury in your ensembles. Ask about our specially designed programs for  concert band, jazz band, marching band, orchestra, […]

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In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Since then, the Italian-born explorer has been both celebrated and vilified for his part in the establishment of the lasting ties between Europe and The New World. Colonial Americans celebrated the 300th anniversary of the infamous voyage made by those aboard The Nina, The Pinta and The Santa […]

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They are among the most recognizable marches of all time, but can you match the song title to its branch of service? Click through to find the answer… and while you’re there, add these mp3s to your patriotic playlist. The Air Force Song The Army Song The Navy Song The Marine Song The Coast Guard […]

FrightNight

This is the time of year to experience the excitement and enchantment of classical music at its ghoulish best. Of course we think you (and your family) should take full advantage of live performances of these pieces. But until then, we urge you to download, share and enjoy these haunting harmonies and mysterious melodies. Wagner […]

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In October of 1775,  members of the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia for a vote to fit out two sailing vessels. The goal was to intercept transports carrying munitions to the British army in America. At that time, many in congress considered this too bold a move. One member described the idea of building an […]

Reeds

How often does your middle schooler replace the reed in his saxophone? The experts we spoke with all agreed that 2 months is a reasonable lifespan for your average reed. When you play a woodwind instrument, the sound is produced as a result of the vibration of the reed. So, it’s important that the reed […]