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Have an unusual instrument in need of repair? We can help!

David had an unusual repair cross his bench recently. A customer had dropped their alphorn on concrete, denting the stainless steel tenon and making it impossible to properly assemble the instrument. Further complicating this repair is the rattan wrapping that covers the instrument, which could not be damaged. With great care he was able to […]

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Happy Birthday! It’s Your Weekend Update.

July 4th is not only the birthday for America but also for Drew!  If all goes to plan there will be piecaken in store for his family.  In this Weekend Update: Farewell Jeannette! This week we said farewell to Jeannette Popp, one our longest tenured Boomerites, as she heads into a well-earned retirement. We may […]

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“You didn’t just drop a cake, did you?”

admin | Posted on May 5, 2021 by Drew Holmes (Originally posted at the Medium page for The Podcasting Store) This past week Timothy’s Kindergarten class was fully remote due to a positive COVID test. Thankfully, the problem does not seem severe, our family is and remains healthy, and he is back to in person learning. While at first […]

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A New Video Series and What We can Learn From a Culinary Disaster. It’s Your Weekend Update

In this Weekend Update We are excited to announce our Absolute Beginners video series! These are short videos that will reinforce what a beginner has already learned in class but may have not fully absorbed. The goal is to minimize lost practice time between classes so the player can maintain enthusiasm and learn faster. The […]

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Funding for classroom music is availble, but you need to apply soon!

Music Educators, As you have likely heard, the government has passed into law 3 different “Cares Acts” that include funding for Schools, referred to as ESSER FUNDS.  The 2nd round of ESSER Funds is available now on a grant basis to schools.  This is a use it or lose it type of funding and schools […]

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Care and feeding of your string instrument

In this Boomer By Request video String instruments can be tricky to maintain, especially for a beginner. We hear from orchestra teachers all the time that kids adjust one tiny thing and make their instrument unplayable. This is not their fault! They simply lack the necessary experience. In this video Sarah draws on her years […]

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We were featured on 9news!

Steve Blatt, Executive Director of Bringing Music to Life recently visited the store and brought with him Nelson Garcia from 9News! We had a great conversation covering the instrument drive (March 8-21), the past year of challenges, and what the future holds for music and music education. Thank you all for your continued support of […]

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