Instruments & Gear

Choosing The Right Instrument For You

Choosing the right instrument for you

Picking a musical instrument can be daunting and stressful. Usually, once you choose an instrument, you will play that instrument throughout elementary, middle and high school. So, it is important to make sure that you are choosing the right instrument for yourself! We have created a guide below with facts about different popular instruments in…

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10 Songwriting Tips with A2nelito

Songwriting Tips with A2nelito

In the recent issue of Center Stage Mag, the talented pianist/producer A2nelito sat down with us to share his 10 songwriting tips. From which equipment to buy, to choosing chords, to honing in on your “sound,” these 10 steps are invaluable to anyone looking to write music. 1. Listen to Everything. 2. Clear Your Mind.…

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National Piano Month!

national piano month blog

This month is National Piano Month and we are so excited to share the benefits of piano with you! Piano is one of the best instruments, in our opinions. Learning to play the piano can be so beneficial for a musician. The piano assists in dexterity and aids those who are not-so ambidextrous. When playing…

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Pick the Perfect Instrument For You!

Instrument Exploration Day Blog

Learning to play an instrument is so beneficial for people of all ages. There have been studies done that show practicing an instrument can provide us with many benefits as we age, ultimately defending against memory loss and cognitive decline. That being said, if you do start music lessons before the age of nine there…

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Center Stage November giveaway contest

DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN! It’s time for another giveaway and this is your chance to win! All you have to do is write us a review on Facebook: @centerstagemusiccenter Once you review us, you will be entered for a chance to win a special prize package of: 50% off one lesson, a Center…

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Center Stage free giveaway

DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN! Comment on this blog post by August 31st, 2017 three reasons why you love Center Stage and you will be entered into the drawing. A winner will be chosen at random on the 1st of September. The lucky winner will receive a Rock the Stage T-Shirt, a Center Stage back pack,…

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Festival Survival Kit: 15 Items You Can’t Forget!

EDC festival at sunset

It’s festival season! Festivals can be a blast, and a must have experience for everyone (in our opinion). However, you want to make sure you go prepared! There’s nothing worse than arriving at a festival you’ve been looking forward to for a long time only to realize you’ve forgotten something very important! See below for…

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How is Playing an Instrument Helping You?

Street musicians playing banjo, guitar and double bass.

Music is something the majority of us enjoy whether as a casual listener, or an active participant. No matter the age, participating is helpful for mental, emotional and physical health. The reasons for playing an instrument could run an infinite list, but here are just a few to hopefully get you playing! Music is fun…

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Female ukulele player in front of glitter backdrop.

GigyStuff is a brand that was started by a mother and daughter team. They make cases to carry guitars and ukuleles to and from gigs. They strive to make products to not only protect your instruments, but to also showcase your own personal style. These bags are customizable. You get to pick the color of your…

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Overtone Singing

In this blog we will explore the world of overtone or throat singing. This seemingly magical style of singing allows the singer to produce two or even three notes at the same time! This amazing phenomenon utilizes the overtone series (ask a brass player) to create these cool sounds. The Mongolians are usually credited with…

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