One of our old students got married this summer!! Congrats Amy! She had a brilliant idea to use a guitar instead of a guest book to collect the well wishes of her guests. She graciously allowed me to share her photos on our blog this week. I think it turned out fantastic, makes a great … Read morePerfect Wedding Guest Book for a Musician
This is the time of summer when we all start thinking of back to school, either with dread or excitement. If you are lucky enough to be involved with a school with a music program or are getting ready to return to lessons now is the perfect time to make sure your instruments are ready … Read moreAre Your Instruments Ready for Back to School??
You may not know that if you walk up to our store from the alley you will find a secret garden, it is full of ferns and bark-mulch, there is a name for that kind of garden but I have no idea what it is called. I am rather fond of the out doors, when … Read moreOur Secret Garden
As you may know we have a firm belief that music is a very important tool for many people in coping with life and it saddens us that not everyone is able to learn to play an instrument. So, our solution was to start up a bursary program which allows people who otherwise may never … Read moreWe Have Given out 9 of our 6 Bursaries for the Fall.
We often have people ask how long it will take them to learn to play an instrument, we tell them it depends on how well they want to play. There are a few different schools of thought on what makes a good music education. We believe it is 10,000 hours to do it really well. … Read moreHow long does it take to learn to play ….
Here are some pictures of the new carpet!! Come in to the shop to see it for your self! Back to our normal hours starting Tomorrow, July 4th, 10am-5pm!
Just thought you might be interested to see what the store looked like yesterday when we left the carpet guys to it! We moved everything from the front where the new carpet is going in to the back which is waiting for new carpet.
This is an exciting week for us at the shop – we are getting our new carpet!! Out with the old purple and in with the new grey on grey tiles! Because of this we will be closed for the renovations Tuesday – Thursday (July 1 – 3rd) and will be re-opening (probably to some … Read moreRenovations, Canada Day & Berrybeat!
There is a lot going on here at the store in this our 49th summer in business. That’s right 49 years helping you all find the love of music. As we come into our 50th year we are going to begin to adapt to the 21st century. We think we have finally figured out this … Read moreSummer 2014 – New Adventures in Social Media and Blogging