3Aug
30 Inches Wide: A Six-Handed Journey

30 Inches Wide: A Six-Handed Journey

The standard piano bench is generally 30 inches wide and 19 inches high. To compare that with another commonplace item, a classic children’s guitar is approximately 36 inches long from its base to its pegs. In August of 2016, three artists in...Read More

31May
Breaking Down Instrument Intonation

Breaking Down Instrument Intonation

The first thing Philadelphia, PA musicians or aspiring musicians must understand about intonation is simply this – what is intonation really? Intonation refers to the tune an instrument plays each note in, and if someone claims a particular...Read More

26Apr
This And That About The History Surrounding 7 And 8 String Guitars

This And That About The History Surrounding 7 And 8 String Guitars

The first seven-string guitar to become mass produced was the Ibanez UV7. It was designed as a signature model for Steve Vai. People such as Rob Beach, Korn, and John Petrucci also used the unit. The musicians were drawn to the extended range that...Read More

26Mar
The Beautiful Brains Of Piano Players

The Beautiful Brains Of Piano Players

The musical world is incredible. And one of the oldest instruments to stand out on a global scale is certainly the piano. Used for centuries, it is still an incredible way to express your inner musical talents – and Philadelphia, PA residents...Read More

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