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Why You Need a Step-Up: Flute

It’s that time of year again! You’ve been working hard – perfecting your embouchure, improving your posture, learning new songs– and now you’re ready to upgrade to your step-up flute! When you first started band, you were given a beginner flute because it is easier to learn to play on. As you advance in your second or third year of band you’ll start to put more demands on your flute, and a step-up flute is designed to make the transition to advanced music... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Tuesday, February 2, 2021

How to Sanitize Your Wind Instrument

Sanitizing Your Wind Instrument Welcome to Amro Music. Today we're going to be talking about sanitizing your instrument. If you play a wind instrument in band or orchestra, you should know that it's important to keep all of your gear sanitized. This is especially true if you've been sick or been around someone who is sick. That is also a great time to get new cleaning brushes, swabs, and polishing cloths. So, go ahead and clean your instrument following the steps in... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Friday, March 20, 2020

Why & How to Clean Your Flute

A dirty flute isn't just a cosmetic issue. Any instrument, not properly cared for, will eventually have numerous problems. These might include: A dirty flute won't play in tune as easily or consistently. And, it won't play with the best possible tone. A dirty flute can be a bacterial feeding ground. More on that in a moment. In extreme cases, dirt and build-up can lead to keys not functioning properly. In today's blog post, let's take a look at each of these... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, February 27, 2015