10 Stocking Stuffers for Every Music Student

The holidays are upon us and it's time to think about giving gifts to those musicians you love. Rest east this year, because we've got you covered with some great gift ideas!

1. Baltimore School of Music gift card

Give the gift of learning music with a gift card for music lessons with us here at BSM! We offer 30-, 45-, and 60-minute lessons and your gift card can be used for any instrument or teacher. Pick yours up at the Front Desk or give us a call: 443-687-7000.

2. Concert tickets

What musician doesn't love listening to live music? Local groups, like the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, offers a wide variety of wonderful concerts, from pop to classical, including some family concert events for young children. Tickets often start at $25. Learn more...

3. Metronome

No musician should be without a metronome. This important accessory will helps with rhythm practice and maintaining proper tempo.

Seiko SQ50-V Quartz Metronome
KMC Music Inc

3. A solid Music Stand

Say goodbye to those dinky metal folding stands. This one is solid metal and will hold the largest collection of music with ease.

5. Staff Paper

Know someone who's creative? Make sure they always have some staff paper on-hand to write down musical ideas!

Manuscript Paper Standard Wire-Bound 12 Stave
By Hal Leonard Music Books

6. Weekly practice log

It can be difficult to keep up good practice habits, especially over winter break. Make it easier and more organized with a practice log to keep track of weekly goals, practice time, repertoire, and more.

7. a really good collection of music

Any student studying classical music should take some time to listen to some of the "essential" pieces and composers. This collection of "25 Favorites" is a great way to start!

25 Classical Favorites
Vox (Classical)

8. A book about great composers

This book offers an easy-to-digest and fun way to learn about the great classical composers, including some crosswords and other games for younger students.

Meet the Great Composers, Bk 1: Book & CD (Learning Link)
By Maurice Hinson, June C. Montgomery

9. itunes gift card

iTunes has a wide range of choices when it comes to purchasing music, including classical pieces!


10. Portable digital recorder

A great way for students to remember what they've covered in lessons is to record each session. This allows students to review the lessons at home at a later time, take notes, and hear their progress for themselves. 

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