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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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How much does a trumpet cost?

Beginner trumpets frequently range in cost from $400 to $1,100. Intermediate, or step-up, trumpets often cost $1,500 to $2,500 and performer trumpets around $2,500 and up. There are many things that impact the overall cost of trumpet: Finish - Most beginner trumpets are a lacquer finish while many intermediate and performer-level trumpets are plated with silver. Condition - New or used, as well as any neccessary repairs, can greatly impact the cost of a trumpet.  ... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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How much does a trumpet rental cost?

The monthly price of renting a trumpet can range from $20 for a used instrument to $50 or more for a new instrument. Here are some things that may impact the rental rate of a trumpet: Finish - Although most beginner trumpets are lacquer, some schools may prefer a silver finish. Brand/Manufacturer - Quality instruments are made of better materials, play in-tune, and withstand the rigors of a young musician learning to make his or her first sounds.  Repair - Is instrument... Read More
Posted by Nick Averwater at Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Top 5 Things You Can do with Bluetooth and Your Roland Piano

Modern Roland digital pianos are packed full of features that, even 5 years ago, we couldn't have imagined would be possible. Roland's SuperNATURAL piano modeling technology has expanded the expressive capabilities of these instruments to make them respond as organically as an acoustic piano.  However, with onboard Bluetooth technology ( LX-17 , LX-7 , HP-605 , HP-603 , HP601,  FP-30 , FP-60, and FP-90 ), the performance, creative, and learning potential of these... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Friday, May 25, 2018
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After the Recital: How to Keep Your Child Interested in Playing Piano

After lots of practice and hard work, your child has enjoyed the excitement of a recital. Friends and family members congratulated them, they were in the spotlight, and they did great! Now, the real challenge begins. How can you keep your child interested and engaged in piano over summer break? With so many distractions, vacations, and other commitments going on, it is easy to let piano practice fall to the side.  Here are our top 5 ways to keep your child excited about... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Thursday, April 5, 2018
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