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Winter Lip Care for Young Musicians

January 23rd, 2020 · No Comments

For wind and brass players, the condition of our lips can make or break our day in band. Playing is fun when our lips are soft, supple, and responsive…but dry, cracked, chapped lips can make playing feel awful! In the winter, we have to do a little extra work to protect our lips from the [...]

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An Attitude of Gratitude! – How to Be a Thankful Musician

November 21st, 2019 · No Comments

As growing musicians, we spend much of our time trying to get better at what we do. We’re always striving to break our bad playing habits, learn new things, and become better at our instruments. Although it’s important to focus on making progress, it can be equally important to sit back and truly appreciate where [...]

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