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Instruments are the heart of a band

Learning more about them is crucial to develop as a musician, whether you are starting in a band or are an experienced player.

Let Us Guide You Through the Band

We guide you through the band, by giving you information and answering questions that are commonly asked by children or parents.

a set of different band instruments

Band Instruments

  • What characteristics each band instrument has?
  • Choices and prices for band instruments

Oboe and trumpet players

Types of Bands

  • What types of bands exist?
  • How should I be prepared for each band?

Latest Posts from the Blog

Our Reviews, Tips, and Comparisons on band instruments.

Most popular school band instruments
The 5 Most Popular School Band Instruments
Easiest Marching Band Instruments
The 5 Easiest Marching Band Instruments
Several Band Instruments
The Cheapest Band Instruments
Wooden Vs Plastic Clarinets
Wooden vs Plastic Clarinet
Piccolo Buying Guide
What to Consider Before Buying a Piccolo
Instrumental Improvisation - Beginner's Guide
Instrumental Improvisation – Beginner’s Guide
Best French Horn Brands
Best French Horn Brands
Trombone Brands to Avoid Guide
Trombone Brands to Avoid
Learning the trumpet for beginners
Learning the Trumpet for Beginners: Common Questions
Piccolo vs flute
The Piccolo and Its Differences from the Flute
Renting a trumpet guide
Trumpet Rental – Costs, Advantages, and Programmes Offers
Oboe price guide
Oboe Price – What’s the Cost of an Oboe?

About Us

Isabella & John

Long-time band instruments enthusiasts.

Parents of two kids starting their music careers, we are currently rediscovering everything related to instruments and music in general.

And we are eager to share our findings and knowledge with you!

Our Team of Instruments Experts

Special Contributors Across Different Band Instruments

Cooper White

Cooper White

  • Talented and Experienced Saxophone Player and Multi-instrumentalist for many groups (Sax, clarinet, flute, harmonica, bass, keyboard, voice)
  • Teaches individual online lessons, while not performing
  • Kyle Matthees performing

    Kyle Matthees


  • Experienced Trumpet Player and Teacher of High School and Middle School Trumpet Players
  • Collaborator on a Trumpet Mouthpiece Company
  • Master of Music in Performance, School of Music – College of Visual and Performing Arts Belmont University
  • Photo - Granger Tyler

    Talley Granger


  • Sax Player with a lot of experience for over ten years. Also plays piano and guitar
  • Now he is focusing on digital music production and working as a freelance musician
  • Apart from instruments, Talley also sings and lately is dabbling in learning how to beatbox
  • Alex Heck

    Alex Heck

    • Bachelor of Music degree at Concordia College, and a Master of Music at Boise State University
    • Trombone Shop Manager at Schmitt Music, Minnesota where he works as an instrumental salesperson
    • Principal trombone player with the Twin Cities Brass Band
    • Teaches private brass lessons to a variety of levels of players
    Garrett Munz

    Garrett Munz

    • Garrett Munz is a rising saxophone player in the Chicagoland Area, currently studying at DePaul University.
    • Recognized as Best Soloist (Alto Saxophone) at the 30th Annual Purdue Jazz Festival