In addition to drying your sax after each use, it’s important to regularly clean it as well. Maintaining your instrument properly will preserve its tone and beauty for a long time.
Brass may be metal but it is a soft metal, and dings, dents, and other seemingly minor damage to your saxophone will not seem so minor when it affects the tone and results in expensive repair.
Should you clean your trumpet? Well, there are two equally adamant schools of thought on this:
The “Yes, Clean It” Method: Fill a deep sink or tub with lukewarm water to which you’ve added
If you’ve ever inherited or bought a used trumpet that wasn’t properly cared for before it was stored and given up, you know how important it is to do it right.
Be good to your bass and she’ll be good to you. Follow these tips to keep it in good form for years to come: Store the bow under the E string but never the F hole – it eats the bow hairs.
Being a delicate instrument, it’s important that your cello is stored well even whether you’re leaving it for a minute or a decade.
Your cello should be dusted once a week and before and after every performance. Do not ever use soap, alcohol, soaking wet water, or furniture polish to clean or polish your cello.
Replacing violin strings one by one is simple, but there are a few things to take note of before you start. • Never take off more than one string at a time
The violin is a sensitive and delicately put-together instrument that needs to be handled with love and care to maintain beauty, structure, and sound.
The violin is a sensitive instrument that must be stored in a way that protects it from cracking or other damage.
Follow these tips to ensure your instrument is safely stored: