I agree with Jewel

March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month. It’s our time to celebrate music education around the country. What began in 1973 as a single day … Continue reading

Spring into Recital Season!

Here at Willis Music, we think that music education is so important for people of all ages. But this time of year everyone should be starting to think about recitals. When I was a little girl, my parents put me … Continue reading

Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference

Annual Show in Louisville, KY “KMEA (Kentucky Music Educators Association) holds a professional development conference every year in late January or early February. It is always held in Louisville at the Kentucky International Convention Center and is open to music … Continue reading

The Little Drummer Boy

How many of us can say at 8 years old we could keep a sick beat on the drums? This kid can! This is Cooper (Aka: one of the coolest kids you will ever meet!). He is 8 years old … Continue reading

Annual Penny Sale – No Rubbing Together Necessary

President’s Day Weekend You and your cohorts could spend pennies and save hundreds! If you have never been to our Penny Sale, exercise some common “cents” and do yourself a favor by showing up. This event is a perennial favorite. … Continue reading

This Is How It Gets Done!

Walton Verona Middle School started their beginning band class off with a big bang! Mrs. Hedges, Director of Bands at Walton Verona Middle School, knows how to get her students and their parents involved and excited about making music. Right … Continue reading

An Insider’s Account of This Year’s NAMM Show

I just attended my 35th January NAMM show. Yes, my first one was at 21 years old. For those of you who are unaware of NAMM, it’s the trade association of the $17 billion dollar music products industry. NAMM began … Continue reading

It’s All About That Band!

It is that time of year. School is in full swing, and school band is something that your child is going to stick with. We have always found that private lessons are the best way for your child to succeed … Continue reading

3 Ways To Stick To Your New Year’s Resolution…

It Is Almost The End Of January… Are you still sticking with your New Year’s resolution? Have you given up already? Wait… You haven’t even started yet?!?! I’m appalled (actually, I’m a “Brian,” but you knew that already). So, what’s … Continue reading

There Was A Drum Set Under The Christmas Tree!

Now What?! You got a drumset! Are you so excited that you can’t even think?! Can you not concentrate on anything else that’s going on? That’s okay, we are here to help you with that. We bet you are ready … Continue reading