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Memphis Music History and Amro Music

The musical legacy of the Bluff City is exciting, diverse, and extremely significant in the history of American culture. Today, Memphis' own Beale Street and Graceland are intimately associated with American music history, especially that of the blues, rockabilly, and rock-n-roll. Many native Memphians agree that it’s hard to talk about the history of music in Memphis without thinking of Amro Music. We agree wholeheartedly! Since nearly a century ago, Amro Music has been an... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Returning an instrument at Amro Music

There are times when you will need to return your rented instrument to Amro Music, whether your child is just not going to be playing anymore, or if they are ready for an instrument of their very own. Read on for information on returning an instrument to Amro Music. If your child is still in band: We recommend that you keep your instrument if your child is going to continue participating in band or orchestra. Your instrument has been selected with the preferences of your band... Read More
at Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Recruitment 101

Beginning band students are the lifeblood of every music program. The quality of a beginner band class can influence the next 6-7 years of a program. Effective recruitment is a key determining factor for the future success of the band program. Expecting students to sign up for band on their own simply won’t work. Most students don't know enough about band to decide whether they want to join. They have to be shown the band, told about its activities and benefits, and convinced... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Why Should My Students Attend the Spring Keyboard Festival at Amro Music?

Here at Amro, one of the events that we look forward to every year is our Spring Keyboard Festival. It’s so rewarding to see the store bustling with students and families who are excited about making music. With the registration deadline fast approaching, you may be wondering about some of the benefits of participating in a festival like ours. Read on to learn more about this event and what your students can gain from it!  Benefits of Music Festival Participation Improvement... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Monday, March 25, 2019
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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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