Please choose a category and enjoy exploring some really informative and useful, music related websites.
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A metronome is an incredibly useful accessory to help students keep time. They can be purchased at any music store and come in all shapes and sizes. This online version is really easy to use and the dog can’t eat this one!!! Yes, I’ve actually heard that excuse!
Download Printable Music Paper (manuscript paper)
This is a terrific site where you can print music paper. Choose blank paper or add your clef, time and key signatures. It’s free!
Ear training CDs are available for purchase. They are designed to help with exercises based on the RCM syllabus. These recorded ear training practice sets are invaluable aids for students taking exams, in particular. Each CD is titled Perfection Ear along with the grade level.
Additionally, these free sites will help. Ear training does get better with regular practice, so persevere.
Who doesn’t enjoy music theory? If you answered ‘me’ then check out these sites!
Instrument Sites – just a few for starters
Music Stores and Repair Specialists
Massullo Music – I have my instruments repaired here and the service and support is second to none. The store is in north Burnaby on East Hastings Street. Instruments and accessories can be purchased plus rentals here.
Werkstatt Music – repair
Backun Music – Repairs and instrument sales
Long and McQuade – Huge store downtown so large inventory of instruments for rent and purchase plus music
Tom Lee Music – Competitively priced for instruments. Music and accessories for sale also.
Online Radio Stations
Articles: Why studying music is beneficial
Select websites…more to be added.
Erato Ensemble – www.eratoensemble.com
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – www.vancouversymphony.ca
Ballet BC – www.balletbc.com
Vancouver Opera – www.vancouveropera.ca
Music in the Morning – www.musicinthemorning.org
Chan Centre – www.chancentre.com
West Coast Symphony Orchestra – www.westcoastsymphony.ca
Vancouver Philharmonic – www.vanphil.ca
Chamber Music – www.friendsofchambermusic.ca
Here is a great video from Selmer showing how a saxophone is manufactured and one from Buffet on how a clarinet is made