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Keyboards: What are they and why should I get one?

If you or someone you know plays piano, you’ve probably heard the terms digital piano, keyboard, electric piano, and electronic piano all used interchangeably. Did you know that there are actually several important differences between these instruments? Keyboards Keyboard is a widely misused term that often causes confusion. In reality, the word keyboard simply refers to the set of black and white keys featured on many instruments including pianos,... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Why You Have to Be at Fiddle Fair 2019

You may have seen some Facebook posts or emails about our annual Fiddle Fair, but if you’ve never been before, you might be wondering, “What is Fiddle Fair?” Read on for a breakdown of the weekend, including information on exclusive offers for you, our loyal customers. The Clinician Photo by Austin Britt Alice Hasen joined the Amro family in 2017 as a Band and Orchestra Specialist. She came to us with three years of band directing experience from Coahoma County... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, February 23, 2019
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Top 8 Reasons You Should Shop Locally for Your Instrument

1. One-On-One Personal Attention Online, you’re dealing with an automated system. You may or may not get to talk to a real person, unless a problem arises. However, in a family-owned, brick-and-mortar store like Amro Music, our associates go the extra mile for you in a number of ways, including: Home visits to measure for your grand piano Individual consultations in the store to select the perfect instrument for you and your family Walking you through every step of... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Monday, February 11, 2019
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How Much Should I Spend on a Piano?

So, you’re thinking about learning the piano for the first time? Or maybe your child or grandchild wants to learn piano and you want to gift them with an instrument? Maybe you’re a seasoned player and you’re looking to upgrade what you already have. Regardless of your motivation for shopping, I know you’re thinking, “How much should I spend?” Well, it depends! There are some very important pieces of information you should have in order to get the piano... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, February 2, 2019
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Piano Teachers: Grow Your Enrollment and Retention Rates

 A couple of questions for you, piano teachers: What would happen in your studio if your students had access to the best piano possible? How much has your enrollment grown since the last time you bought a piano? What is your vision for your studio?   Let’s talk about growing your enrollment and improving your retention rates. Most teachers are constantly on the lookout for more students and trying to find ways to keep students taking lessons... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Saturday, November 24, 2018
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What is the best trumpet brand and model for beginners?

Best Brands of Trumpets There are dozens, perhaps even hundreds, of different names being used to manufacturer trumpets from around the world. While some are suitable for young musicians, others are not appropriate for those just learning to play the trumpet. While in no way an exhaustive list, we have found the following brands and models are outstanding choices for someone just learning to play an instrument: Accent TR514L Bach TRSOL300H2 Yamaha YTR-200AD  Eastman... Read More
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