Written by Metro Music Makers instructor Sarah Cauthen I don’t know about you, but I’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of fall. Reasons I LOVE fall: Comfy sweaters Fall spices Watching the leaves turn But as a singer, I also DREAD fall, because I basically remain “under the weather” vocally from mid-October until January. It’s […]
Category: Instrument Care
Circuit bending creation: the Caliphoner
written by Metro Music Makers instructor Michael Pagel It is time again for another experiment in circuit bending! In my last post, I explained how my father’s job sparked an early interest in electronics and technology. This time my mother’s job inspired me to take on this project. My mom is just about to retire […]
The secret sounds of circuit bending
written by Michael Pagel, Metro Music Makers instructor When I was a child, my father worked for a company that cleaned out old office spaces after the businesses had moved out. This meant he was always bringing home old telephones, printers, keyboards, and any other electronics commonly found in a 1990s office. Not all of […]
Trombone Cleaning, Care and Maintenance
Metro Music Makers instructor Michael Pagel offers step-by-step instructions on how to clean and maintain your trombone.