Our Favorite Teaching Aids

Being a piano teacher can be challenging, especially when it comes to keeping our young students engaged and on track. Here are some of our favorite products all of which are available from Chesbro Music Co. Remember, local teachers and their students get an extra...

The Key Benefits of Playing Music Daily

Isn’t that just a loaded question? How can you narrow it down to just this blog post? Playing music everyday combines every subject kids learn in school into one activity. Language, math, history, science, reading, writing, and if you play a cello or another big...

Are Soft Reeds Better for Beginners

The short answer is yes. Typically reeds are numbered 1-5, 1 being the softest, and 5 being the hardest, with halves in between. Some brands simply label their reeds as soft, medium soft, medium, etc. Most students will start on a 2, or soft reed, because they’re...

Rosin – What The Heck Is It?

Many of us know our stringed instrument needs rosin for the bow, but do we know what type we should be using? The answer isn’t exactly straight forward. There are too many types of rosin and applications, depending on your playing style and level to simply state,...
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