Welcome to Instrument Talk.
These articles and blogs will range in content from specific product focuses to the latest and greatest releases from particular brands, along with clinic reviews, brand overviews and instrument tutorials etc.
They will be written by leading NZ artists who are using the gear professionally and by product experts who can provide unique and informed insight.
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- 20th April 2020
Virtual Learning: Taking Your Choir Rehearsals Online
How can choruses move from a physical rehearsal model to an online one? Chorus Connection discusses how to do just that in this article.
- 17th April 2020
22 Inspiring Composer Quotes
Classical composers are sometimes just as good at quotes as they are at music. Take a look at these amazing, inspirational quotes compiled by Classic FM from some of the greatest composers of all time.
- 16th April 2020
General Instrument Maintenance Guide
It is best to keep the care of your instrument simple and mindful – Learn more from our guide to 'before and after' care to keep your instrument in its best shape.
- 15th April 2020
Online teaching and learning resources for teachers, parents and students
As part of its commitment to music teaching and learning, Warwick Music Group has produced a number of online teaching and learning resources exclusively available through their partners MusicGurus.
- 14th April 2020
Black Swamp Percussion Free Sheet Music
FREE downloadable sheet music for percussion solos & etudes. Stay inspired and keep practising!
- 27th March 2020
Developing a Student Practice Plan for Remote Learning
Teachers are resilient by nature. We deal with curveballs everyday in the classroom and somehow find a way to adapt, revise, and make fantastic lessons and experiences for students. So, what can students do at home while they are deeply missing performing together and rehearsing in your ensemble? Well….they can PRACTICE!
- 27th March 2020
The man who dared to challenge Beethoven to a musical duel in Vienna
Here's what happens when you challenge one of history's greatest composers and pianists to a musical battle. Spoiler: it didn’t go too well for Mr Steibelt…
- 24th March 2020
Time to Fine Tune Your Instruments
Creativity, Arts, Music; They are part of what makes us human. They can help us through tough times as well as brighten the best of times. For those of you who will rely on your musical instruments over the coming weeks, we hope they will behave themselves and bring you joy, happiness and calm. Here's what you can do...
- 12th March 2020
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – pInstrument Advice
As a company, pInstrument's is conscious about how they operate. Every instrument in the pInstrument family is made using ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) plastic.
- 12th March 2020
Latest Podcasting & Vlogging Equipment!
Take a look at our nice selection of equipment to get you podcasting and vlogging now.
- 5th September 2019
Trumpet Quality Enhancement
Reliability of an instrument and well-constructed pistons are vital to how a trumpet feels and in the end how it sounds. Join Miles McAllister from Presidio Brass on a tour inside Jupiter’s wind instrument factory as they show you all the steps they have taken over the last 40 years to produce high quality pistons for trumpets and their brass instrument range.