Guitar Germ Hand Washing Experiment - Moosiko

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Moosiko ran a number of experiments to determine how germs spread from students to guitars. You can read about our first experiment here.

In our second experiment with glo germ and a UV flashlight, we wanted to test how effective washing your hands was before playing guitar.

Guitar Hand Washing Experiment

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Here are additional instrument cleaning guidelines you should be aware of for the upcoming school year:

Check out the Moosiko blog for more resources and tips for K12 guitar teachers.

What is Moosiko?

Moosiko is a music EdTech platform for guitar, ukulele, and modern band programs that boosts student motivation through fun, relevant songs and saves time for teachers using skill tracking and assessment tools. We’re used by 65 schools supporting over 5,500 students in 25 states across the country. Increasing enrollment and making music more accesssible to students that might not be interested in traditional band programs is our mission at Moosiko.

If you’re a school teacher or district educator that is interested in using Moosiko for your music program, click here to request a product demo and learn more. You can also visit for more info.