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  • Picking the Right Drum Practice Pad Saturday, September 12, 2020
    Today's blog is part six in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best practice pad for your needs. Today, I'd like to ...
  • Picking the Right Tambourine Friday, September 11, 2020
    Today's blog is part five in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best tambourine. At some point, every percussion student...
  • Picking the Right Triangle Thursday, September 3, 2020
    Today's blog is part four in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best triangle. Choosing a triangle for yourself or for y...
  • September Print Music Preview Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    September Sheet Music Selections In today's blog, we're reviewing newly released sheet music titles for the month of September. If you're interested in any of these,  call  o...
  • Top 5 Reasons You Should Clean Your Instrument Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    Why You Should Regularly Clean and Maintain Your Instrument In today's blog, we'll be reviewing the 5 most important reasons to clean and maintain your instrument.  1. Hygiene ...
  • How to Set Up a Drum and Bell Kit Saturday, August 8, 2020
    Welcome to Amro Music! Today's blog is part three in our percussion series. Our resident percussion specialist and director services representative, Alan Compton, walks us through&...
  • The Latest COVID-19 Research for Music Programs Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    Normally during this time of year, students are finishing up summer camps, parents are shopping for last-minute school supplies, and teachers are preparing their lessons for the upcoming year. But as...
  • August Print Music Preview Tuesday, July 28, 2020
    Sheet Music for August In today's blog, we're reviewing newly released sheet music titles for the month of August. If you're interested in any of these, call or email Joel Hurd to ...
  • How to Change the Top and Bottom Heads on a Snare Drum Tuesday, July 21, 2020
    Changing the Heads on a Concert Snare Welcome to Amro Music! Today's blog is part two in our percussion series. We will cover the steps for changing the heads on both the batter side and the s...
  • How to Change a Marching Snare Drum Head Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    How Do You Change the Head on a Marching Snare Drum? Welcome to Amro Music! We're launching a percussion series on our blog, so stay tuned for more articles in the series! On today's bl...

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Picking the Right Drum Practice Pad

Today's blog is part six in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best practice pad for your needs. Today, I'd like to highlight some of the drum practice pads we carry at our store. Why do I need a practice pad? The benefit of owning a practice pad is that it provides a percussionist with a method of practicing rudimental drumming that is affordable compact portable quiet feels like a real... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, September 12, 2020
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Picking the Right Tambourine

Today's blog is part five in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best tambourine. At some point, every percussion student will be given a tambourine part to play in their school's concert band or orchestra. While it is essential to teach percussion students the techniques involved in playing tambourine properly, it is also essential to provide a good-quality tambourine with which to perform. There are a... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Friday, September 11, 2020
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Picking the Right Triangle

Today's blog is part four in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best triangle. Choosing a triangle for yourself or for your ensemble can seem a little daunting due to the wide variety of sounds that are available from the many brands and models. I'd like to share some insight on some of the reasons for those differences as well as provide some advice on choosing a triangle that's right for your needs. How... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Thursday, September 3, 2020
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September Print Music Preview

September Sheet Music Selections In today's blog, we're reviewing newly released sheet music titles for the month of September. If you're interested in any of these,  call  or  email  Joel Hurd to place an order! Easy Piano Sheet Music Best of Taylor Swift - Big Note Piano - $16.99 16 of pop/country crossover queen Taylor Swift's best in big-note piano arrangements so beginning pianists can play her hits: Back to December • Blank Space... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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