Category Archives: Brass Instruments

Top 5 Student Trumpets – Choosing an Instrument for a Beginner Trumpet Player

You are here to learn about the top 5 student trumpets. Your child just came home from school today and said “Mommy, I need to get a trumpet for band!” Along with the statement comes a sheet from the band director with a few ‘preferred’ dealers. To your shock and dismay you find that your […]

Best Affordable Student Trumpet Under $300

There are a multitude of inexpensive trumpets available on the market. There are many brands that have come and gone over the years offering various colors, styles, and models of student trumpets. So which trumpet is the best student trumpet? One brand in particular has been consistent for over fifteen years now, and that is […]

A Guide to Getting Started on the Trumpet

Trumpet students will benefit from having the right gear to get started. This guide to getting started on the trumpet will be a great start! One of the worst things any parent can do in terms of getting their child started on the trumpet – or any musical instrument, for that matter – is to […]

Graduate to Yamaha 2013 Rebate Promotion

If you are thinking about buying a professional instrument, now is a great time to make your move. Through June 30th, 2013, Yamaha—one of the most reputable and popular brands of musical instruments—is running a special promotion. Yamaha’s “Graduate to Yamaha” promotion provides buyers of select professional instrument models with a $100 mail-in rebate and […]

Should Your Next Instrument be an Intermediate or a Professional Model?

The majority of students begin playing in their school band in the 3rd-5th grade. At that time, most parents will opt to either rent an instrument or buy an affordable student model. Many will rent for a year, and then buy a student horn. Generally speaking, a standard or student level instrument (if it is […]

What is the Yamaha Allegro Line of Instruments?

What is the Yamaha “Allegro” Line of Instruments? We are often asked about the Yamaha Allegro series of band instruments. These instruments are a unique product line that are not available online. They are intended for students that have outgrown their student model instrument. They feature a 7-year warranty to ensure students are covered through […]