Recent Blog Posts

Wacky Pianos Around the World

Posted on: March 3rd, 2018 by jerry
When you think of a piano, you might think of a glossy black baby grand or a small upright piano.  These pianos are beautiful and iconic in the world of music, but did you know that there are some...unconventional pianos out there, too?  Let's take ... Read Full Article

Understanding the Trombone

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 by jerry
Hello all! Once again, I am Zachary Belles, and I am the Brass Instructor here at the Jerry Evans School of Music. Today we will be talking about different aspects of the trombone and why knowing them matters to you. Last time we visited embouchure a ... Read Full Article

Tuning the Piano

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by jerry
You are probably familiar with the sound of an out-of-tune piano unless you've only ever used or heard electric pianos.  It might remind you of a scary movie, a haunted house, or even an old saloon.  For some, it's a nostalgic sound that reminds yo ... Read Full Article

Embouchure: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Posted on: February 1st, 2018 by jerry
My name is Zachary Belles, and I recently starting teaching the students in our brass program here at the JESM.  There are many things that define a brass player whether it be trumpet, trombone, tuba, or any other instrument in the brass family. How ... Read Full Article

The Science of Soundproofing: Simple Tips for the Musician’s Home

Posted on: January 30th, 2018 by jerry
Whether you’re married to a musician, raising one or are a musical master yourself, the noise of even a well-played instrument can impact your roommates, neighbors, or family. Even playing all the way across the house may not be far enough to muffl ... Read Full Article