Learn how to succeed in beginning band and orchestra programs!

This website is designed to assist beginning band and orchestra students in choosing an instrument and getting started in the wonderful world of instrumental music.

Expect quality information, because this site was written by a professional musician and teacher with thirty years experience in the field. Feel free to contact us with any questions or comments.

On the side, the author of this site runs a business hand-crafting batons out of beautiful woods and acrylic. Come have a look at MartinsonBatons.com!