The Arts and Sciences Encourage Mankind

“The Arts and Sciences, essential to the prosperity of the State and to the ornament of human life, have a primary claim to the encouragement of every lover of his country and mankind.”
~ George Washington

Participation In The Arts Develops Problem-Solving Skills

“GE hires a lot of engineers. We want young people who can do more than add up a string of numbers and write a coherent sentence. They must be able to solve problems, communicate ideas and be sensitive to the world around them. Participation in the arts is one of the best ways to develop these abilities.”
~ Clifford V. Smith, President of the General Electric Foundation

Teens Believe Music Is An Integral Part Of American Life

Teens Believe that music is an integral part of American life, and that music reflects American culture and society; there were 333 mentions of the skills that music education can provide access to, including the historical and cultural significance of music in civilizations and societies.
~ Shehan Campbell, Patricia. Adolescents’ Expressed Meanings of Music In and Out of School

Step Up Your Instrument With Step Up To Yamaha

Now that school has been back in session for a few months it is a great time to talk about the benefits of an upgraded instrument.  Manufacturers build student level instruments to be durable and easy to play. This is great for a new player but it can become a detriment as the individual progresses.  Some of the benefits that you gain with an upgraded instrument can include: better tone, improved range, new features and even different materials that are used when making it.  Here is a video that our Retail Staff made a few months ago that explains some of these benefits.

Another great time about this time of year is that it is rebate season and the most popular one is Step Up to Yamaha!  The Step Up to Yamaha rebate promotion provides great consumer offers on some of the finest quality instruments from one of the most recognizable brands in the music industry.  This is an opportunity to get a great instrument and receive either a $50 or $100 rebate back from Yamaha. To kick things off, we are offering a double rebate this Saturday, October 10th.  Just come in and pick out your new horn and your rebate will be worth twice as much!  If you have any questions give us a call!

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The Arts Enrich All Of Us

“In the push for quality math, science, technical, humanities, and other programs, please be sure that the arts are not ignored or pushed to one side. Provide your political support for the total curriculum. The arts enrich all of us.”
~ Dr. Richard Miller, Executive Director American Association of School Administrators