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School Band is One of Life's Great Experiences! school band students

Playing music is . . .

  • . . . fun.  It brings people together, breaks down barriers, and almost always leads to a good time.
  • . . . good for the brain.  Scientific studies have demonstrated a link between active music making and increased brainpower.  Children who make music get better grades.
  • . . . good for the body.  Making music is a proven stress reducer, and stress has been linked to the performance of the immune system.  
  • . . . good for the soul.  Music creates peace of mind.  The benefits of music on well-being have been scientifically proven.  Young people who make music together are less likely to use drugs or get in other kinds of trouble.
  • . . . good for the social life. Working together to make great music means making lots of friends.

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These videos and this evidence illustrate the benefits of music education.

See some of our favorite band videos here.

Do you have questions about being in the band?  Here are some answers to questions parents often ask.


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Amro Music is School Band Headquarters

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One of the largest school band stores in the US:

  • over 10,000 instruments in stock
  • 150,000 pieces of music
  • 125,000 instrument accessories
  • a staff of former music educators
  • 18 professional repair technicians
  • rentals, sales, trades, repairs, and expert advice
  • regular service to almost every Mid-South school
  • voted one of the best music stores in the US
  • serving Mid-South bands since 1921

Amro stocks the most requested and popular brands of musical instruments, including Accent, Bach, Cannonball, Eastman, Holton, King, Leblanc, Pearl, Selmer, Trevor James, Yamaha, and many more!

There's a reason more people rent and buy band instruments from Amro Music than all the other Mid-South stores combined.

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