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10 Gift Ideas for Musicians

The holidays are a great time of year to show your loved ones how much you care about them with a thoughtful gift. Sometimes, it's hard to know what they'd like, though, isn't it? Well search no more! If you have a music lover in your life, we've got some great recommendations for what to get them this holiday season. All of these items are available at Amro and can be ordered for delivery, curbside, or in-store pick-up! Just contact us to place your order!


Manuscript Paper - $16.95

This superior Manuscript Notebook is designed to inspire all musicians to compose. It contains 240 pages of high-quality 120gsm white paper, ideal for ink or pencil. The sewn binding allows for lie-flat pages, a page-finder ribbon helps you keep your place, and the elastic closure and pen loop provide ease of use. Each page presents twelve 6mm staves, designed with optimal spacing and line weight, plus an increased left-hand margin to allow for instrumentation indications.




Violin Alarm Clock - $36.00

Know a musician who's not a morning person? Get them this musical, battery-operated alarm clock. It's finished in a simulated burled woodgrain with a black and white clock face. Press the bow against the strings to play seven different songs! The clock uses two AA batteries (not included) and measures 11" height x 4" wide x 1.5" deep. There is a song select, stop/reset, demo button, clock reset, alarm set, and on/off select located on the back of the violin.






Musical Instrument Christmas Ornaments - $17.99

The always-popular red piano ornaments are back, but we also have lots of beautiful violin, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion ornaments. These holiday ornaments will make the perfect addition to your tree this year! Piano ornament is 3" high. All other instruments are between 3"-6" in length.




Handmade Metronome - $136.98

Already in the year 1895, Gustav Wittner founded a precision mechanical factory for the production of Metronomes, which his son Rudolf Wittner expanded one by one to a medium-sized industrial plant. Soon, new standards were established. Since 2005, the third and fourth generations - Horst Wittner & Sabrina Wittner - are running the Company together. The WITTNER® GmbH & Co. KG is known worldwide for the reliability and quality of its products. This metronome is hand-made in Germany with a beautiful walnut, matte-silk finish. It includes mechanical clockwork, so no batteries are needed. 




Hal Leonard celebrates the 100th anniversary of Charlie “Bird” Parker with this deluxe hardcover Complete Scores book, featuring note-for-note transcriptions of 40 classic performances for saxophones, trumpet, piano, bass, and drums. This is a true celebration of an American music icon, the preeminent alto saxophonist who was one of the fathers of bebop and progenitors of modern jazz. This keepsake-worthy hardcover book in a slipcase features: Anthropology • Au Privave • Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce) • Bird Feathers • Blues for Alice • Chasing the Bird • Donna Lee • K.C. Blues • Leap Frog • Marmaduke • Ornithology • Scrapple from the Apple • Steeplechase • Yardbird Suite • and more. A must-own for all Bird fans!



Music Metal Sculptures - $17.99-$24.99

This innovative musical metal sculpture is made from wire and standard hardware, formed with remarkable skill and welded to resemble your favorite player. It's lacquer coated for years of enjoyment and stands at 7"H. These metal sculptures are available for drums, piano, trumpet, saxophone, tuba, and clarinet.



about_imgMagic Rosin - $14.23

Magic Rosin® is a premium quality, professional-grade rosin that provides excellent grip and delivers a clear, complex tone. It is used by string players of all ages and abilities. The special recipe uses only premium, purified pine resins and avoids additives like oils, waxes, dyes, or metal fillings that are commonly used by other rosin manufacturers. Magic Rosin is made right here in the USA! The production process yields rosin with a clear, glass-like appearance. And for added fun, there are designs underneath that transform each piece into a beautiful music-making tool with personality! Because Magic Rosin has such an excellent grip, you don’t need to use very much. It also adheres to bow hair longer than most rosin.



The 6th edition of this bestseller features over 270 traditional and contemporary Christmas hits! Includes the melody line, lyrics and chords for: Blue Christmas • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) • Christmas Time Is Here • Do You Hear What I Hear • Feliz Navidad • Frosty the Snow Man • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas • Here Comes Santa Claus (Right down Santa Claus Lane) • A Holly Jolly Christmas • (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus • I'll Be Home for Christmas • It's Beginning to Look like Christmas • Jingle Bell Rock • Joy to the World • Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! • The Little Drummer Boy • A Marshmallow World • Mary, Did You Know? • Mele Kalikimaka • Merry Christmas, Darling • The Most Wonderful Time of the Year • O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer • Santa Baby • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town • Silver Bells • We Wish You a Merry Christmas • White Christmas • Winter Wonderland • Wonderful Christmastime • You're All I Want for Christmas • and more. Includes 4-page guitar chord reference chart.

Circle of Fifths Wall Clock - $28.49

Looking for a gift for your favorite music teacher? The Circle of Fifths Clock, a decorative timepiece for music lovers, was designed to serve also as a convenient learning tool for musicians and students. It features a patented "circle of fifths" dial and textbook chart of "perfect fifth" intervals. Truly the "key to the keys," it shows how many sharps or flats go with each of the 12 major and minor keys. The clock face is a guide to harmonic progressions and other patterns. It runs on one AA battery (not supplied)and is 10" in diameter.





Kids will love this full-color Christmas activity book featuring songs, games, puzzles, and other music activities to give kids a fun introduction to music. It includes dozens of timeless Christmas songs, including: Away in a Manger • Deck the Hall • Hark! the Herald Angels Sing • I Saw Three Ships • Jingle Bells • Jolly Old St. Nicholas • Silent Night • Up on the Housetop • We Wish You a Merry Christmas • and more. This book can be used by beginning keyboard players, guitarists, vocalists, and other C instrument players.



We hope you enjoyed that overview of our holiday gift recommendations for musicians! If you need any more ideas, we have even more gift items available at the store. All of the items mentioned in today's blog are in stock at Amro and can be ordered for delivery, curbside, or in-store pick-up! Just contact us to place your order!

Posted by Emilee McGee at 1:53 PM
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