#WednesdayWisdom: Choosing A Clarinet

By Curt Altarac If you’ve ever endeavored to select a clarinet for yourself, for a student, or for your rental instrument fleet, you’ve surely seen that there are a lot of choices available on the market.  Some of them are so inexpensive it’s hard to believe you can manufacture a musical instrument for that amount, […]

#WednesdayWisdom: Protect & Polish Your Silver!

Did you know that today’s Silver is comprised of 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals? It’s those other metals, typically copper, that make sterling silver tarnish. The copper reacts to moisture and sulfur in the air, causing the sterling silver tarnish. Silver tarnishes faster in areas with high humidity and air pollution. By using a […]

#WednesdayWisdom: Let’s Talk About Shellac!

In today’s #WednesdayWisdom we want to focus on shellac. Did you know that we offer three types of Stick Shellac? That’s right, we offer two synthetic shellacs in amber & clear and one natural shellac in light amber. Our Shellac Sticks are the finest available. Many technicians and players feel that a firm shellac which […]