Elevating Performance: The Benefits of JodyJazz Mouthpieces for Advancing Saxophonists

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 […]

The Remarkable Benefits of School Band and Orchestra Participation for Children

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 […]

5 Things to Consider When Renting an Instrument

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 […]

Teacher Feature: Mr. Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn Teacher Saxophone

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 […]

Teacher Feature: Peter Bellino

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.