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Black Friday at Amro Music

Here at Amro Music, we're getting in the holiday spirit by decorating the store, stocking musical gift items, and selecting special inventory for feature. There's something for each and every musician and music lover this season at Amro. Since we don't want anyone missing out on these great offers, we're running all of our Black Friday Deals from November 18-30. Each department has a variety of specials to meet everyone's wants and needs! Piano Free... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Music in the Military

Music has always been an important part of our nation's military history. From drums on the battlefield to playing taps for a fallen soldier, music has helped us to prepare for a wide variety of ceremonies and traditions that still exist today. Whether you like jazz music, marching band, or orchestra music, the U.S. military has you covered. Each branch of the military boasts a diverse offering of musical talent that not only serves for ceremonial purposes, but also for... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Friday, November 8, 2019
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Spooky Tunes

With Halloween fast approaching, we’re all getting into the spirit around here at Amro Music! We have some great decorations and loads of Halloween candy! One of our favorite parts of the store during October is our print music department. Right now, we have a display of Halloween music that’s sure to sound spook-tacular! Here’s a breakdown of some of our favorite selections for this magical time of year. The Mummy by Tom Gerou Book: Piece by Piece, Book B ... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Fall Keyboard Festival: October 19, 2019

Here at Amro, one of the events that we look forward to every year is our Fall 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 in... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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Who was Doretta Steinway?

Doretta Steinway (b. March 14, 1827 in Sessen, Germany; d. March 17, 1900, in New York City) was the elder sister of William Steinway and the mother of Henry Ziegler, successor to Theodore Steinway as the innovator in piano design at Steinway & Sons. She was an important figure in both family life and business life of the Steinway family. The following information has been compiled from William Steinway's diary . It has been provided by the Smithsonian Institute and can be found... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, August 31, 2019
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Am I Ready for the First Day of Music Class?

As summer is drawing to a close, many of us are mentally gearing up for the school year to begin. In our last blog , we talked about some of the intellectual, social, and emotional benefits of participating in school music. To follow up with that line of thinking, there are also some practical aspects you need to consider if you’re planning to participate in school music. Just like we want to make sure we have new clothes and shoes for the first day of school, we need to make sure... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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