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  • Virtual Keyboard Fest is Happening Soon! Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Today's blog is all about our Fall 2020 Virtual Keyboard Festival. This year's Keyboard Fest is sure to be one for the books! Students won't want to miss this exciting opportunity to sh...
  • Sheet Music for October Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    Welcome back to our Print Music Preview for the month of October. Read below to see what's hot off the press for sheet music now and get a head start on your Holiday sheet music shopping! Pian...
  • Digital Pianos vs. Acoustic Pianos Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Today's blog comes from guest contributor Chris Senner of KeyboardKraze.com . KeyboardKraze is a blog that reviews all things keyboards and music industry related. On his website, you ...
  • 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...

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The Faces of Amro

Like any business which has been around for over 90 years, Amro has had a lot of outstanding employees over the years.  Vernon Drane (whom many people thought was "Mr. Amro") worked here from 1946-2013.  In fact, the average tenure for "Amroids" is over 10 years.  Day in and day out, it's our outstanding people who make it possible to bring you the highest quality instruments, accessories, print music, and service in the Mid-South. This week, we'd like to introduce you to some... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, June 27, 2014
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A Brief History of Memphis Music

The musical legacy of the Bluff City is exciting, diverse, and extremely significant in the history of American culture. Today Memphis's best-known landmarks are two places--Beale Street and Graceland--intimately associated with the city's place in American music history, especially that of the blues, rockabilly, and rock-n-roll. But key institutions in Tennessee's classical music history are based in Memphis as well, and several nationally recognized artists in jazz, gospel, and rhythm-n-blues... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, June 13, 2014
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