Unveiling the Secret of Exceptional Sound for High School and College Alto and Tenor Sax Players As a saxophonist, the mouthpiece you choose is not just an accessory—it is an integral part of your musical voice. For students at the high school and college level, finding the right mouthpiece can significantly impact musical development and […]
An Essential Guide for Parents As parents, we are continuously seeking ways to foster our children’s growth and development. One often overlooked yet valuable opportunity lies in encouraging your child to join their school band or orchestra. Beyond the enjoyment of creating music, participating in a school music program can bring an array of health […]
Buffet E11 vs. Selmer CL201 vs. Buffet E12F vs. Yamaha YCL-450 vs. Yamaha YCL-450N A Guide to Buying a Wood Clarinet at the Intermediate Level In a world where options are plenty, there is much discussion of which products to buy and why. Here at Hyson Music, when buying a wood clarinet we like to make […]
Avoid Teaser Rates Looking to rent an instrument? Paul Effman Music’s instrument rental program offers two options for flexibility. A school year rental with a one-time, flat-rate price, inclusive of tax, damage protection, delivery service, loaner service and more is paid up-front for the school year. At the end of the year you can continue […]
Getting His Start Mr. Quinn started his journey as at 9-years old, joining the school band at Holy Trinity school in Poughkeepsie. At the time, Mr. Quinn was a Paul Effman Music student, working his way through the program, participating in the Honor Band program, and continuing his saxophone playing through high-school. It was in […]
Mrs. Greci has been teaching with Paul Effman Music Service for 13 years. During her tenure, she has grown to love many aspects of her work. When asked what her favorite part of teaching is, she replied “watching these students progress from 1st grade until 8th grade, and some all through high school. The students […]
Mrs. Bellino’s passion for music stems from her students passion to improve day-in and day-out.
In celebration of the 34th annual Music in Our Schools Month, Paul Effman Music is celebrating students, teachers, and schools alike.
This month, Paul Effman Music highlights staff member Peter Bellino. Peter is one of our most seasoned educators. With our Capital Region Staff for nearly two decades, his professionalism, experience, and knowledge are invaluable. Not only a fantastic teacher, Peter is a veteran performer & composer as well.
Every month, we highlight one of our staff members and share their story. This month’s featured teacher is percussionist Dominick Cuccia.