The latest news from Meyer Music and interesting stories from around the Kansas City band and orchestra scene.

Putting Beauty in Both the Eye and Ear of the Beholder

Artists have been repurposing materials for use in their art for years. Jewelry artists are no different, and have joined the popular re-purposing movement. Hang Ups in KC is a Kansas City, Missouri-based small business owned and operated by co-creators Kristi Jurgensen and Carolyn Adams. Kristi & Carolyn transform vintage treasures such as keys, silverware and typewriters (to name a few) into fun and inspiring jewelry. The duo have added a unique twist to their materials repertoire thanks to Band of Angels. (more…)

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Selecting the Right Step-Up Instrument at the Right Time

It’s an exciting moment when a student gets his or her first band or orchestra instrument. Yet, that moment can be fleeting because soon enough your child’s skill and ability will improve to the point where he or she outgrows that beginner’s instrument.  (more…)

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Meyer Music’s Buyer’s Guide for Grand Pianos

There are very few musical instruments that carry as much significance or are as impressive as a grand piano. When investing in one, it is crucial to find the grand piano that not only lives up to your expectations, but also its manufacturer’s reputation. (more…)

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