close deal

Our Price: $9.99

Sale: $4.98 (50% off)

See this Deal


Deltalab DMT1 Digi Metronome

product image

Remaining Quantity: 951

see this deal

*Additional discounts do not apply

Price valid on in stock items only.

(800) 348-5003
Call Our Product Specialists: (800) 348-5003
CartView Cart
  • Accessories
    • Woodwind Accessories
      Ligatures and Mouthpiece Caps
      Straps and Supports
      Instrument Stands
      Cases and Gig Bags
    • Brass Accessories
      Instrument Stands
      Replacement Parts
      Valve, Rotor and Slide Oil
      Cases and Gig Bags
    • Music Stands
    • Orchestral String Accessories
      Instrument Stands
      Bows & Rosin
      Instrument Pickups
    • Care and Cleaning
      General Care
      Woodwind Care
      Brass Care
      Orchestral String Care
      Drum Care
      Guitar Care
    • Marching Band
      Batons and Maces
      Color Guard
      Field Accessories
      Lyres and Flip Folders
      Podiums and Transport
    • Practice and Performance Aids
      Tuners and Metronomes
      Phrase Samplers
      Vocal Accessories
      Hand and Finger Exercisers
      Tone Enhancers and Practice Aids
      Carts and Stage Accessories
    • Lifestyle
      Caps and Headwear
      Home Furnishings
      Shoes and Footwear
      Jewelry and Watches
      Lifestyle Accessories
  • Woodwinds
    • Saxophones
      Alto Saxophones
      Tenor Saxophones
      Soprano Saxophones
      Baritone and Bass Saxophones
      Saxophone Necks
      Saxophone Reeds
      Saxophone Mouthpieces
    • Flutes and Piccolos
      Alto Flutes
      Bass Flutes
      Flute Head Joints
    • Clarinets
      Bb Clarinets
      A Clarinets
      Eb Clarinets
      Bass Clarinets
      Harmony Clarinets
      Clarinet Barrels
      Clarinet Reeds
      Clarinet Mouthpieces
    • Double Reed Instruments
      English Horns
      Bassoon Bocals
      Oboe and Bassoon Reeds
    • Woodwind Accessories
      Ligatures and Mouthpiece Caps
      Instrument Stands
      Cases and Gig Bags
      Care and Cleaning
    • Recorders
  • Brass
    • Trumpets
      Bb Trumpets
      C Trumpets
      Eb / D Trumpets
      F / G Trumpets
      Piccolo Trumpets
      Bass Trumpets
      Pocket Trumpets
      Herald Trumpets
    • Cornets
      Bb Cornets
      C Cornets
      Eb Cornets
    • Flugelhorns
      Professional Flugelhorns
      Intermediate Flugelhorns
      Student Flugelhorns
    • French Horns
      Double Horns
      Single French Horns
      Triple Horns
      Descant French Horns
    • Trombones
      Tenor Trombones
      Bass Trombones
      Alto Trombones
      Valve Trombones
      Soprano Trombones
    • Baritone Horns
      Alto and Tenor Horns
      Concert Baritones
    • Euphoniums
      Professional Euphonium
      Intermediate Euphonium
      Student Euphonium
    • Tubas
      Bb Tubas
      C Tubas
      Eb Tubas
      F Tubas
    • Marching Brass
      Marching Bb Trumpets
      Marching French Horns
      Marching Baritones
      Marching Euphoniums
      Marching Tubas
    • Bugles
    • Brass Accessories
      Mouthpiece Accessories
      Instrument Stands
      Replacement Parts
      Cases and Gig Bags
      Care and Cleaning
  • Orchestral
    • Violins
    • Violas
    • Cellos
    • Double Bass
    • Harps
    • Orchestral String Accessories
      Bows and Rosin
      Instrument Stands
      Bowed Instrument Pickups
      Shoulder Rests, Pads & Parts
  • Sheet Music,
    Books & More
    • Browse by Instrument
      Flute & Piccolo
      Oboe & Bassoon
      French Horn
      Euphonium & Tuba
    • String Instrument Books
      Double Bass
    • Concert Band Music
    • Jazz Band Music
    • Piano/Keyboard Books
    • Vocal Books
    • Real & Fake Books
    • Tablature
  • Classroom &
    • Recorders
    • Orff Instruments
      Instrument Bars
      Orff Mallets
    • Classroom Rhythm Instruments
      Kids Hand Drums
      Classroom Percussion Sets
      Shakers and Rattles
      Claves and Blocks
      Kids Tambourines and Cymbals
    • World Percussion
      Hand Percussion
      Steel Drums
    • Boomwhackers
    • Tuned Bells
    • Classroom Furniture
      Music Storage
      Rolling Carts and Instrument Storage
      Music Stands
    • Elementary Music Books
      Music and Movement
      World and Folk Music
      General Music
      Shows and Musicals
      Music Theory
      Teaching Aids
    • Kazoos
  • Percussion
    • Concert Drums
      Concert Snare Drums
      Concert Toms
      Concert Bass Drums
      Drop Covers & Cases
      Concert Sticks / Mallets
    • Mallet Percussion
      Bells & Glockenspiels
      Drop Covers & Cases
      Keyboard Mallets
    • Marching Percussion
      Marching Snare Drums
      Marching Tenors
      Marching Bass Drums
      Marching Sticks
      Cases & Covers
      Parts & Hardware
    • World Percussion
      Congas & Hand Drums
      Hand-Held Percussion
      Effect Percussion
      Brazillian & Samba
      Steel Drums
    • Auxiliary Percussion
      Concert Blocks
    • Concert Cymbals & Gongs
      Crash Cymbal Pairs
      Suspended Cymbals
      Marching Cymbals
      Gongs & Crotales
    • Sticks & Mallets
      Marching Snare Sticks
      Tenor Mallets
      Bass Drum Mallets
      Concert Sticks
      Concert Keyboard Mallets
      Timpani Mallets
      Sticks & Mallet Bags
    • Drum Heads
      Timpani Heads
      Snare Drum Heads
      Concert Bass Drum Heads
      Marching Drum Heads
      All Drum Heads
    • Practice Pads
    • Student Snare / Bell Kits
  • Drums
    • Acoustic Drums
      Complete Sets
      Shell Packs
      Snare Drums
      Drum Cases & Bags
    • Electronic Drums
      Complete Sets
      Electronic Drum Pads
      Acoustic Drum Triggers
      Sound Modules
      Drum Marchines
    • Cymbals
      Cymbal Packs
      China & Effect
      Cymbal Cases & Bags
    • Drum Heads
    • Hardware
      Cymbal Stands
      Snare Stands
      Hardware Cases & Bags
    • Accessories & Parts
      Drum Shields
      Drum Cases
      Racks & Clamps
      Impact Badges & Dampening
      Drum Keys & Tuning Tools
      Care & Cleaning
    • Sticks & Brushes
  • Pro Audio
    • Microphones & Wireless
      Wireless Systems
      Live Microphones
      Recording Microphones
      Microphone Stands
      Microphone Cables
      Microphone Accessories
    • Live Sound
      Live Sound Packages
      PA Cabinets
      Power Amplifiers
      Signal Processors
      Stage Supplies
      Mixer Cases and Bags
      Power Essentials
    • Recording
      Recording Packages
      Studio Monitors
      Audio Recorders
      Studio Furniture
      Acoustical Treatment
    • Software
      Notation Software
      DAW Software
      Sound Libraries and Loops
      Marching and Drill Design
    • Computers
    • iOS Devices
    • Headphones
    • DJ Gear
      DJ Cases
      DJ Controllers
      DJ Packages
    • Lighting and Stage Effects
    • Karaoke
  • Guitars
    • Guitars
      Electric Guitars
      Acoustic Guitars
      Classical & Nylon Guitars
      Guitar Value Packages
    • Bass
      Electric Bass Guitars
      Electric-Acoustic Bass Guitars
      Electric Upright Basses
      Double Basses
    • Amplifiers & Effects
      Guitar Amplifiers
      Bass Amplifiers
      Multi Effects
      Guitar Effects
      Bass Effects
      Loop Effects
    • Guitar Accessories
      Cases & Gig Bags
      Pickups & Parts
      Guitar Stands & Hangers
    • Folk Instruments
      Pedal & Lap Steels
      Latin Strings
  • Keyboards
    • Digital Pianos
    • Synthesizers
    • Workstations
    • Organs
    • Portables & Arrangers
    • MIDI Controllers
    • Keyboard Packages
    • Sound Modules
    • Production & Groove
    • Keyboard Accessories
    • Music Software
  • More
    • Amplifiers & Effects
    • Folk & Traditional Instruments
    • Bass
    • Marching Band
    • iOS Devices
    • Lifestyle
Success In Music = Success in Life

One of the great things about playing a musical instrument either solo or as part of an ensemble, band, or orchestra is that the skills you develop transfer so effectively—and effortlessly— to other areas of life.

Of the skills honed as a musician, the ability to multitask is one of the first. Playing an instrument involves reading, listening, and performing complex physical actions all at the same time. The world we live in today is so fast paced that a person who can't multitask is soon be left behind.

This reason alone is surely enough to encourage music study for children. But there are many other reasons to connect musical activities with broader success in life. Exposure to music is known to benefit children in their school performance as well as being beneficial to adults in helping promote alertness and encouraging the kinds of activities that keep memory sharp.

Consider the powers of concentration and focus necessary to learn a musical piece and to stay in tune and in tempo with your band mates during a performance. The ability to stay focused on matters at hand while bringing tasks—or musical performances—to a successful conclusion is an invaluable skill in just about any undertaking. This level of discipline is akin to learning to speak another language, and just as challenging. Mastering a musical instrument is one of the best ways to ingrain the kind of discipline that yields benefits throughout life.

Success in Music = Success in Life

While performing musically with others in a group you'll also be learning about how to get along effectively with others for a common purpose—from communicating effectively, to learning how to negotiate disagreements agreeably, to keeping a group on task, and any number of others in between. After all, in music, as in life, we're usually trying to perform harmoniously with others.

You can't perform musically without also developing the ability to truly listen. And in life, good listeners are as welcome and valuable as they are rare. Being an effective listener makes learning easier, keeps you better informed, and helps you get to know others in more enriching ways.

On a more serious note, music is one of the most mathematical of the arts. Consider musical time signatures, breaking whole beats into fractions, and understanding musical theory such as the intervals of thirds, fourths, fifths, and so on. Scientists even tell us that music study and playing a musical instrument benefits the centers of the brain involving math and thinking. Enhancing the ability to exercise these higher thought processes transfers to all the non-musical areas of a person's life.

As an aside, the spatial and time orientation enhanced by a musical background, as demonstrated by scientific studies, is applicable not just to improved mathematical abilities, but also to improved physical performance where motor control is important—such as in sports.

Research by Dr. Frank Wilson at the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco indicates that musical instrument practice enhances coordination, concentration, and memory while also bringing about improved eyesight and hearing. According to Wilson, involvement in music connects and develops the brain's motor centers, refining it neurologically in ways no other activity can. Dr. Wilson's research has convinced him that musical instruction is "necessary" for complete brain development. Consider the central importance of the brain in virtually everything we do, and the connection between Dr. Wilson's statement and life success is virtually undeniable.

Some of the benefits of developing one's interest in music are less concrete. For example, an interest in music likely will encourage you to take a greater interest in culture—your own and that of others—making you a more interesting person while giving you broader interests. You'll find that your broadened and enhanced interest in the world you live in will make your world a better place in which to live.

Students who have the experience of performing in a band or orchestra generally do better academically than their non-musical peers. This leads to a more positive experience of academic life and an early success that can lead to the kind of confidence that stays with a student through life. The sense of achievement that comes from learning your first simple instrumental piece after moving step by tiny step towards its accomplishment remains for the rest of your life serving as a continual reminder that you tackled a tough goal and made it happen. With this knowledge and experience under your belt, you are more willing to accept challenges as you go on in life.

Success is a great mood enhancer, of course, and so is music. Musical performance is great for enhancing alertness and maintaining an uplifted mood—without negative side effects. Music's mood enhancing ability is legendary—from poet William Congreve's 1697 lines, "Musick has Charms to sooth a savage Breast, To soften Rocks, or bend a knotted Oak," to today's common use of music to help autistic children, stroke victims, or the elderly cope with life. All adults can benefit from learning to play an instrument, thanks to music's stress-relieving qualities. The feeling of relaxation while performing to soothing music on an instrument does even more to calm your mind.

If all the reasons cited above are not enough for you, remember that playing a musical instrument is a lot of fun. There's work involved, to be sure, but with the work comes a great sense of satisfaction and accomplishment. Besides impressing your family and friends, you may go on to make a career in music. But even if you don't, there's ample reason to be confident that the things you learn while learning to play music are advantageous in life in general and in any career.

Yamaha, one of the foremost makers of quality musical instruments, had a poster that said, "Success in music. Success in life…it's no coincidence." That statement appears to contain more truth than mere promotion.

Woodwind & Brasswind is proud to offer high-quality step-up instruments and accessories for musicians from professional to beginner. All products are backed by The Woodwind & Brasswind's hassle free 45 day return policy, assuring that you will love the products you choose!


Instant SSL Certificate Secured
BizRate Customer Certified (GOLD) Site