New story and new campaign with Metò
We have news: As of today, our campaign is running with a new story of a student - Metò. With this, we want to get the joy of learning and making music out there.Many thanks to Metò and Valérie Arias!
Is it ever too late to learn the guitar? An analogy.
Jonathan Osterling studied guitar at the Los Angeles College of Music. He teaches guitar in Zurich and is a versatile live and studio guitarist. One of the questions my students* often ask me is, "A
Transverse flute or magic flute?
From now on we also offer transverse flute lessons on Instrumentor. Avital Cohen tells us what this instrument is all about. Many legends tell about the beauty of the sound of the flute and its mystic
These works should know all fans of classical music!
Under the motto "This music is unheard and heard", the FemaleClassics classical music festival will be held in Zurich for the first time in June. The festival programs exclusively works by female comp
Online lessons with children
To kick off our partnership with the platform for children's programming wow-wow, Michael Städler told us in the last blog post on this topic what it means to him to teach children. Today, Benjamin Bu
Salü Dominique and Sarah!
There are two new faces at Instrumentor. Welcome, Dominique and Sarah!Hello, I'm Sarah and I'm the newest one here on the Instrumentor team.Some of you may already know me as violin teacher on Instrum
Viola lessons on Instrumentor, finally!
We officially welcome the viola, or viol, to instrumentor's list of instruments - To celebrate, we asked Meredith Kuliew five questions about her main instrument. Do you actually say viola or viol
Teaching children is different.
To ensure that children are also matched with the teacher who best suits them, www.instrumentor.ch now shows all teachers whether and from what age they teach children. In addition, the search form ca
10 years of Instrumentor and not a bit quiet
Playing music makes you happy, smart, content, provides a balance to the stress of everyday life and improves coordination, fine motor skills and concentration. There are 1000 reasons to play an instr
Trumpet lessons on Instrumentor now!
Shortly before our 10th birthday, we open Trumpet Lessons with a top-class line-up. Joining us are familiar faces from the Swiss music scene.. Sonja OttGrowing up in Rapperswil, she later studied
There's someone new on the team at Instrumentor. And I ve been tasked with introducing myself right away. So:Hello, I'm Julia and I'm new here.I support Johnny during most of my time developing the so
Peter Haas on motivation in teaching young people
Peter Haas is one of the most sought-after live and studio drummers in Switzerland. In addition, he teaches at Instrumentor and is committed to the next generation of drummers. As part of the Drum Fes
"Any person can basically sing anything and learn any sound"
In the Swiss music scene Nicole Tejada is known for a long time. She has worked with countless national and international artists. Now she offers in collaboration with Instrumentor Complete Vocal Tech
"Fixing voices is one of my specialties".
Brigitte Schweizer has studied and taught at the renowned Schola Cantorum, Rue St. Jacques, in Paris, among other places Voice training and singing in Basel. Anyone who wants to learn to sing properly
Tuning drums - an art in itself
Peter Haas, experienced live and studio drummer and drum teacher, has spent years tuning drums and is regularly booked by well-known bands and studios to do so. He offers besides drumming lessons in W
Now there are music lessons with the best also in Basel!
While we were organizing the festival on the occasion of our recently celebrated third birthday at full speed during the last months, Siro also sat down on the train to Basel umpteen times to look for
In-ears: Incorrect use can cause serious hearing damage
Sound waves can permanently sour the magic of music.TL;DR: Too loud noise destroys the delicate apparatus in the ear canals. And while the danger to everyone before the stage is common knowledge, the
How your brain turns frequencies into music
How is music actually created? The most likely response is to answer that it comes from an instrument. Or several. But in fact music is first created in our brains.When the air carries sound waves to
5 timeless guiding principles for all who (want to) learn an instrument
We wanted to know what brought our teachers as musicians to where they are today. To do so, we took a close look at their profiles and picked out 5 enormously helpful tips for you.So much is revealed
How music warps our brains
Like a fragrance to the nose, music to the ears is something fleeting, an instantaneous experience with emotional spikes, but nothing solid for eternity. You'd think. However, heard and made music sti
Instrumentor rocks St.Gallen from today!
Over the last few months I have had the pleasure of meeting many exciting St.Gallen musicians. After toasting all together last Monday at the black angel, we are happy to start today! Joining us are:6
Instrumentor as of today also in the music capital Bern!
After celebrating our two-year anniversary yesterday, we are happy to announce that we are launching Instrumentor in the city of Bern today. Siro has been sitting down with quite a few Bernese musicia
Instrumentor in the "Bund
For the start in Bern, Gisela has written an article for us. Thank you!
Instrumentor in the Tagesanzeiger: "The cool music school".
On the occasion of our two-year anniversary, Peter Aeschlimann wrote a great portrait of Instrumentor in today's Tagesanzeiger.
When do I need to replace the drum heads?
When I listened to a band rehearsal of a drum student of mine not so long ago, I noticed that he had never changed the skins on his drum set since he bought it. Accordingly, they sounded dull, flat an
Our drummers answer your most pressing questions
What does the drum kit have that other instruments don't?Francesco Gasparini: You can blow off steam so beautifully when drumming!Alexis Amitirigala: The drum is the ancestral mother of all instrument
1 year instrumentor
The time flies, Instrumentor is one year old - Yeah!.Heartfelt thanks to all involved and hopefully many more years to come - cheers! Siro and Andi
"Music lessons are like a doctor's visit".
Of course, music lessons are more fun than a visit to the doctor, but the comparison still has its justification on a certain level. Herbert Grönemeyer, one of the most popular musicians in Germany, h
Instrumentor on semestra.ch.
"I once learned to play the recorder as a child, and then something else, but then I didn't feel like it anymore." This sentence could come from any second of us. But music lessons should first and fo
100 reasons to learn an instrument
Playing on your instrument is the best balance to the stress of everyday lifeYou will always come across undiscovered skills and talentsPlaying music helps you realize yourselfNo soccer club or coffee
Yay - Alpha version!
Pop the corks! Today we went live with the website of our music school. Ok, we know that the site still has a few bugs and imperfections here and there. That's why we call it . First of all, of cours