Category Archives: News

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.

Teacher Feature: Chris Eminizer

  Name & Hometown: Chris Eminizer/Baltimore, MD Main Instrument: Saxophone Tenure With Paul Effman Music Service: 5 years recently – 7 years earlier! Best Part Of Teaching Music: getting to know students and watching them improve, grow, and become inspired. Artist(s) Who’ve Inspired You Most: John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Charlie Parker, Keith Jarrett, Miles Davis, Chick […]

Paul Effman Music Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month®

In observance of the 33rd annual Music In Our Schools Month®, Paul Effman Music is celebrating music with schools, students, and teachers alike. Facilitated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Music In Our Schools Month® has been a tradition long valued by music communities across the country and one that we await every […]