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NAMM show, here I come!

I’m headed off to sunny California for a couple of days in order to attend the NAMM show.  NAMM stands for “National Association of Music Merchants”.  Paige’s Music’s owner, Mark Goff, just finished his tenure as President of the...

Water, water, water, water…

I’m going to be a broken record for a few weeks while we’re experiencing extreme cold – stable temperature and humidity are goals worth pursuing for your beloved string instrument.  For solid-wood basses and cellos, this is a trying time.  We...

Well…that was brutal!

We have a few days reprieve from some of the coldest winter weather I can remember.  The fact that it occurred over nearly two weeks when most schools were out and buildings were cold didn’t help our local orchestra directors!  We have seen an unprecedented...

2018 is here…and not much has changed.

I guess I’ve never been much for New Year’s Resolutions.  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with them and I’m as big a fan of fresh starts as the next person.  I’m even willing to lay some of my aversion to making big changes on January...