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The Szasz Friderich Line at Golden Music

Featured Violin - the Szasz Friderich line exclusive to Golden Music; we have been visiting Romania and buying the "fritzy's" since 2007. At an affordable price for a single maker master instrument, the Fritzy's are hand crafted in Reghin, Mures, in the heart of Transalvania, population 33,000.  The industry of...

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The Kirschnek Violin Line at Golden Music

    The Kirschnek Violins - This company was established in 1880 in Erlangen/Bubenreuth, West Germany.  It is still run by the family.  The owners of Golden Music have had many lovely visits with this family, including a tea party in their heavily treed back yard of their house which...

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Three Ways to Become a Much Better Violinist

  From Violinist.com Over the years it has seemed to me that there are,  in the case of many players,  three basic, uncomplicated things they can do to become seriously better players.  Here they are: 1)  Learn the even numbered positions.  If I could have a dollar for every player...

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International Scales - now featured on Golden Music's Professional Folders - Free

Coming in August, we'll have the international scales on our Professional Folders. The notes used in Western music—or, more accurately, the relationships between the notes used in Western music—have a strange power. Bobby McFerrin demonstrated this dramatically by showing that an audience somehow knows what notes to sing when he jumps around the...

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Pete Pidgeon (our very own Guitar Teacher) and Arcoda FREE Concert June 7th

  We are hosting three concerts in conjunction with the Lakewood Inspire week.   http://www.lakewood.org/Community_Resources/Arts_and_Culture/Performances_and_Events/INSPIRE_Arts_Week_Lakewood.aspx   The first is the amazing band Arcoda.  It is our guitar teacher's band, Pete Pidgeon.   www.PetePidgeon.com and our bio is at http://www.reverbnation.com/artist_58890/bio   https://www.facebook.com/petepidgeonAbout Pete and Arcoda Recognized in five categories for the 2011...

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Golden Music Teachers on Thumbtack.com!

You can now find out about our Music School teachers through Thumbtack.com! Thousands of people daily are heading to Thumbtack in search of everything fromphotographers to handymen, and also professional Music Instructors! Our highly trained teachers specialize in their primary instruments and have a passion todevelop and inspire eager musical minds! We've recently been...

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Arvada Center Picks the Colorado Chamber Orchestra to be the Orchestra in Residence - First Concert This Weekend
Many of you know the thoughtful and fascinating programming at the Arvada Center.  After careful deliberation, they've picked the Colorado Chamber Orchestra to be their orchestra in residence!   Their first concert there is this Saturday and Sunday.  
Golden Music Chamber Orchestra First Week... A Resounding Success!!!

  Our first meeting...  anticipating...  not sure which room, which door...  It all came together in a great way!  We have a YouTube video that sounds pretty good for a first rehearsal and lots of smiles.  We have an orchestra room set-up now on the second floor of the...

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5 Intrinsic Perks of Music

From Psychology Today online There is mounting evidence that music training benefits skills and areas that are non-musical in nature. Musicians tend to score higher on verbal and math tests. There are differences in the motor and sensory processing areas of a musician's brain. Musicians also have greater...

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