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Keep the Beat Going After Classes Have Ended! Keith Hilson Masterclass

Keep the Beat Going After Classes Have Ended! Keith Hilson Masterclass

Keep the beat going with Schmitt Music Trombone Specialist Keith Hilson! Join Keith for an afternoon full of techniques and strategies to keep your musicianship skills sharp outside of the band or orchestra classroom.  We will discuss ways for musicians of all ages to...
Steinway & Sons Inventory Clearance Sale! Special Financing Offer!

Steinway & Sons Inventory Clearance Sale! Special Financing Offer!

Find your dream piano at the Steinway & Sons Annual Inventory Clearance Sale!For 3 DAYS ONLY, attend the biggest sale of the year and take advantage of the largest savings on all pianos at the annual Inventory Clearance Sale. Choose from the largest selection of...
ITF 2017 Celebration at the Trombone Shop

ITF 2017 Celebration at the Trombone Shop

In celebration of the 2017 International Trombone Festival (this year hosted at the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA) we are hosting an ITF 2017 party at the Trombone Shop! On Friday, June 30th and Saturday, July 1st we will have specials on all in-stock...
University of Minnesota Summer Saxophone Course!

University of Minnesota Summer Saxophone Course!

Dr. Preston Duncan of the University of Minnesota has put together a fantastic team of educators for this year’s Summer Saxophone Course at UMN. Students are presented with the unique opportunity of exploring the saxophone’s solo repertoire and chamber...
Michael Davis Visit Recap

Michael Davis Visit Recap

On February 21st, 22nd and 23rd we had the fantastic opportunity to bring NY trombonist, composer and all-around entrepreneur Michael Davis to the Twin Cities to visit some colleges, play a few concerts and dispense his wide-ranging wisdom. We had a blast getting to...
Vintage Selmer Soloist Short Shank Alto Mouthpiece JUST IN!

Vintage Selmer Soloist Short Shank Alto Mouthpiece JUST IN!

The Sax Shop just acquired a Vintage Selmer Short Shank Alto mouthpiece! This piece in particular is all original and comes in a C tip size. It also includes the original Selmer-Paris ligature. Definitely a legendary piece, the Short Shank comes loaded with a fat...

Shires Q Series Review

S.E. Shires has introduced their new line of Q series trombone, which are essentially entry-level Shires trombones at a more accessible price point. These instruments have garnered a lot of attention from our customers; check out the video below to learn more and hear...
The Roland Aerophone at Schmitt Music

The Roland Aerophone at Schmitt Music

With the help of Roland, we have brought in our first “electric” instrument into the Sax Shop! Introducing, the Roland Aerophone! The Roland Aerophone AE-10 is a trailblazing digital wind instrument that fuses traditional sax fingering with the flexible...
The Newest Addition to the Eugene Rousseau Collection!

The Newest Addition to the Eugene Rousseau Collection!

The Sax Shop is proud to announce that with help from Dr. Eugene Rousseau, we have brought in another wonderful vintage horn into the shop from his personal collection! Introducing, the Selmer “Radio Improved.” This horn is a rare piece of history being...
Shires Visit Recap

Shires Visit Recap

At the end of June I had the opportunity to visit the S.E. Shires factory in Hopedale, MA, just outside of Boston. The Shires name has become very well known in the trombone (and trumpet) communities and while it’s one thing to know about the amount of time,...

Axial Flow Valve Disassembly

While there are many brass players who enjoy getting into the nuts and bolts of their equipment, learning advanced cleaning and maintenance procedures and even rebuilding and customizing their gear, there are plenty of folks who prefer to leave more intrusive...