Creative Soul Blog

Best Places to Buy an Instrument in DFW

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 09:26 AM

Maybe your kid is starting music lessons, or maybe you are trying to learn a new hobby yourself. If you are looking for a musical instrument of any kind,  there are plenty of places to purchase one in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of places to check out as you search for the perfect instrument.

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Tags: Instruments, fort worth

How to Get Your Kids Playing Music without the High Cost of an Instrument

Posted by Katie Gayle on Wed, Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

                                                                           Photo by RikkisRefuge Other / BY

While most parents are ecstatic about their kids finding a hobby, such as music lessons, the price of musical instruments can kill that enthusiasm very quickly. Depending on the instrument your child wants to play, it could cost you anywhere from fifty dollars to several thousand.

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Tags: music, Instruments, money

What Instrument Should Your Child Play, Based on Their Personality

Posted by Sarah Mace on Wed, Jul 08, 2015 @ 09:25 AM

Photo by Jeff Moore / CC-BY-NC-ND

As parents, most of us want our children to learn how to play a musical instrument. There’s an abundance of research that shows how valuable being involved in music can be for a child. But how do we help our children pick the right instrument? Pick it for them? Let them pick?

We’ve found some great suggestions from expert musicians on what instrument a child should play based on their personality and physical characteristics. We hope these tips will help you and your child decide what instrument best suits them. 

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Tags: Instruments

What Is the Most Popular Instrument to Play?

Posted by Sarah Mace on Wed, Jun 10, 2015 @ 07:15 AM

Photo by Amanda tipton / CC-BY-NC-ND

Whether you’ve been playing an instrument your whole life or are just getting started, you know how valuable honing a skill like this can be. Playing an instrument opens up a variety of doors musically and socially. And, if you’re a parent, chances are you want your child to keep on playing the instrument they choose as kids, possibly unlike yourself – maybe you’re kicking yourself for not keeping up with the violin! Whether you or your children want to learn how to play an instrument, this list of the most popular instruments to play in the United States might help you select the perfect instrument.

This ranking of popular instruments is based on several factors, like: ease of playing, cost, versatility of the instrument, and career opportunities. Which instrument do you want to play?

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Tags: guitar lessons, piano lessons, drum lessons, voice lessons, Instruments, violin lessons