Helpful Resources & Recommendations for Music students
Here are some resources and recommendations from our instructors at Bothell Music Lessons to people, specially for people who live in The Greater Seattle metropolitan area.
Here are guitars we recommend:
Here is a store where you can get jazz guitar amps that we recommend:
Here are some music examinations & competitions that we recommend:
- The Royal Conservatory of Music: It offers assessment exams for all instruments and all ages.
- Sonata-Sonatina Festival: It is a piano competition for students of high school age and younger at Central Washington University.
- Chopin Northwest: It is a piano competition for all ages in Seattle metropolitan area.
Here are some music softwares that we recommend:
- FINALE: It is the best software for music notation/engraving.
- Logic Pro: It is a music production software for advanced level.
- GarageBand: It is a music production software for beginning level.
Here is the best electric piano (digital piano) with 88 weighted keys that we recommend if you are looking for one but not acoustic piano. It's not portable. So, it's not suitable for carrying to performances. But it's the best electric piano that feels like an acoustic piano at home to practice on:
Here is a guitar store that we recommend in Seattle:
The highest quality services for music preparations in the greater Seattle metropolitan area. They offer services for arranging, binding, file format conversion, music copying, music engraving, music library, orchestration, printing, proofreading, and transcription / takedowns.
Here is a band & orchestra instrument rental store that we recommend. There is one in Kirkland and one in Seattle:
- Metropolitan Music (They also provide music lessons for students in Kirkland and south of Kirkland)
If you are looking for music to be transcribed, we recommend this service: