Whee! It's that time of year again- everyone is receiving from sunburns and soccer camp- now it's back in the saddle and BACK TO SCHOOL!
Each year there is an influx of new brass students that all need instruction in how to take care of their new instrument, but we ALL need to take better care of our instruments, not just the new crew.
I created a series of videos to make sure that students worldwide could have a head start on taking care of their instruments. As a lifelong student myself, and admitted GEAR NERD, I am always interested in how to take care of your instrument so it will last a lifetime.
By taking care of your instrument, it will be:
keep you from getting sick (really)
My favorite thing I've heard is, "It's a school horn, I don't need to clean it."
Ummm. . . sonny. . . . . if anything, you REALLY NEED TO CLEAN IT, because you have no idea where it's been, or what's growing inside of it. Plus, you deserve a horn that is in top shape, and your school deserves a horn that will last for years to come. You owe it to the next group coming down the road, and your school - take care of it.
Check it out, and let me know what you think!