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After Hours:  A podcast for band directors, orchestra directors, and other music educators

After Hours:  Conversations for Music Educators is a music education podcast from Amro Music Stores, Inc. Our After Hours podcast host, Nick Averwater, facilitates engaging conversations each week with band directors, private music teachers, general music educators, orchestra directors, and other music industry professionals just like you. Each podcast guest shares practical advice on things like classroom management in your band program, placing beginners on instruments, band and orchestra recruitment strategies, band boosters, fundraising, and more.

The goal of After Hours is to provide a podcast for band directors, orchestra directors, and music educators with strategies for both "on-podium" and “off-podium” skills that can help create a school music program that you can be proud of. If you can't find what you're looking for in our current episodes, we'd love to hear from you! Send us an email with questions or topics you'd like to see addressed in the podcast. 

Did you know we were recently featured in the Top 25 Music Education Podcasts by Feedspot? Check out the article here.

 

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Category: Music Industry News

Cannonball Musical Instruments Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Podcast Episode Summary Nick Averwater checks in with Sheryl Laukat from  Cannonball Musical Instruments  at Summer NAMM in Nashville. Cannonball is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and we'll learn a bit about the company's history, and find out about some of the techniques they use that make their instruments unique.   Podcast guest Sheryl Laukat Sheryl Laukat is CEO and Cofounder of Cannonball ®  Musical Instruments. She and her... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Friday, July 30, 2021
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ESSER Funds and Educational Resources from Yamaha

Podcast Episode Summary Nick Averwater checks in with Lisa Steele-MacDonald, Director of Vertical Marketing for Yamaha. Lisa will have the latest information about Esser Funds, and what is still available to music programs, and she'll also share some other resources available to band directors from Yamaha. You can find out more about Yamaha's offerings to band directors at  www.yamahaeducatorsuite.com . Podcast guest Lisa Steele-MacDonald Lisa is the Director of... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Friday, July 23, 2021
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Hal Leonard's Virtual Music Education Summit

Podcast Episode Summary Nick Averwater checks in with David Jahnke from Hal Leonard to learn more about  Looking Forward To 2020-2021, Hal Leonard's Virtual Music Education Summit , which happened July 29-30, 2021. They talked on July 16th at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The 2021-2022 school year is about looking  FORWARD  to rebuilding our music programs and engaging students in class and at home. Hal Leonard's free virtual music education summit... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Monday, July 19, 2021
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Support the Podcast:

If you enjoy the content provided through "After Hours", you can support the podcast by purchasing your classroom supplies, books and accessories from Amro Music.  We're the greater Memphis area's first choice when it comes to music education materials.  Band directors and orchestra instructors know we carry the brands and products they trust to teach the next generation everything they need to know to appreciate music. To place an order or receive a quote, please call or text our Director Services office at 901-302-3315 or email them here.