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The Benefits of Music Education for Your Child

Music unites us.   If you were to attend a concert or a music festival in another country where you weren’t fluent in the language, you would immediately be connected with the first note.  There would be singing, swaying, and locking arms.  There would be nodding heads and tapping toes. The scattered black lines and dots

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Instrument Care

A Step-by-Step Guide to Changing Strings on Your String Instrument

Changing the strings is an important maintenance for your string instrument. Over time as you play on a set of strings, the wear and tear on the strings can cause vibrant tones to diminish, and be less responsive.  Worn-out strings can diminish an instrument’s sound. Adopt the practice of regular string maintenance. Strings last on

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Why I Advocate on Capitol Hill For Music Education

Why I Advocate on Capitol Hill For Music Education   By Jenna Day Music advocacy is a core value at Day Violins. Our dedication to advocacy started shortly after my husband, Jason, and I opened our doors as a brick-and-mortar string instrument retail shop.  I received an email from the National Association of Music Merchants

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That Powerful Moment

There’s a powerful moment when an instrument and a budding musician come together and connect.  Some would call it magic. Time stops for those few nanoseconds and you want to just stay in that feeling for ever. Cute Little Pepper Ann Not too long ago, cute little Pepper Ann came in with her mom and

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The Right Time to Purchase a String Instrument for Your Student Musician

One of the most common dilemmas student musicians and their parents face is when it is the right time to buy a string instrument instead of renting. Common concerns underscore important considerations like the child’s age, skill development, finances, instrument quality, and the long-term sustainability of the student’s interest in playing.  Let us guide you

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Renting or Buying a String Instrument: A Guide for Parents

Do you know what to look for in a great string instrument? Does your child even need a quality instrument as a beginner? What do you need to know when considering renting or buying from an online store?   We’ve got the answers you need to make a smart decision for your student musician. Does my

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Tightening and Loosening Your String Instrument Bow

Understanding the tools your child must use during their musical journey is critical to their success as a musician. The instrument is always the first tool we think of, but for string instruments, without the bow, the instrument can do very little. When talking about bows the basic information is the same for violin, viola,

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5 Ways to Inspire Your Student to Practice Their Instrument This Summer

The school year is winding down which means students are looking forward to a summer break. Everyone needs to rest and recharge, but that doesn’t mean completely abandoning your instrument! In fact, when students go an entire summer without practicing it’s no surprise that they can forget techniques and decline in skill level. That leads

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Leaving a Musical Legacy: Honoring Charlotte Day

When you grow up in a family of musicians it becomes an integral part of your identity, shaping not just who you are, but what the world is and how you appreciate the things around you.  I love being a musician. Both my mother and father instilled in me a love of music that has

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Welcome new parents

Welcome to the wonderful world of string instruments! As a brand new parent, you probably have a lot of questions!  We want you to walk away from this experience knowing that you have the right instrument and accessories to help your student succeed.

Rest assured that Day Violins has the highest quality of customer service and a generous referral credit rental program for upgrading your instrument as your child grows and improves in their musical abilities.  

We are so excited to take this journey with you.  

With that in mind, we know that some of the most pressing questions for our beginning parents are:

Rest assured that Day Violins has the highest quality of customer service and a generous referral credit rental program for upgrading your instrument as your child grows and improves in their musical abilities.  

We are so excited to take this journey with you.