Willis Music is proud to be selected as a finalist for Best of NKY again this year… but we need your help! You can vote for us at the event on May 18th from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Tickets are normally $30 but you can use the code: finalist15 for $15 tickets! We hope to see you all there to help us WIN!
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recently chose Willis Music Company for the final selection of 2016’s Top 100 Dealer Awards. The NAMM website elaborates, “Each Top 100 submission was reviewed by an independent panel of judges and numerically rated across categories that included customer service, music advocacy, store design and promotions and were scored in accordance to determine the Top 100 list, the category winners, and the overall award, Dealer of the Year.” (NAMM)
We would like to thank our customers and staff here at Willis Music for their continued support, allowing us to achieve this prestigious nomination. We pride ourselves on giving our very best to our customers and music community and we are very honored to be part of the Top 100.
Is your child playing percussion at school?
Does your child need extra pratice & tips on mallet percussion, snare drum, or auxilary percussion?
Have you always wanted to play the drums?
Did you get a drumset for Christmas, and it’s started collecting dust?
On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Willis Music in Lexington, KY will host a hour long Workshop for beginning percussionists from 4-5pm! And it’s FREE!
The workshop will made given by Willis Lexington staff, Chris Teesdale and Dillon Garnett! Door prizes will be given out for all participants!
Chris is our store manager, but also a percussionist & music educator who has taught at many schools in KY.
Dillon is a part of our sales team, but also a member of the drumline and pep band at the Univ. of Kentucky!
Come learn basic technique, get an introduction to different drumming styles including rudiments, and discover how to adjust/put together hardware and other parts of your drumset. That’s not all! We will be providing instruction on auxilary and mallet percussion instruments – perfect for any child playing at their school in grades 5-8 in the Lexington area!
To pre-register for this workshop you can stop by the Lexington Willis Music location, send us an email, or give us a call at 859-273-4063.
We look forward to seeing you on February 13! Be sure to bring your own mallets/drumsticks and practice pad!
Workshop participants will also receive a special discount for the day of the workshop on drumsets, cymbals, and more!
Have you always wanted to learn the guitar?
Did you receive a guitar for Christmas and it’s starting to collect dust?
Here is how you can get a jump-start on one of the most popular instruments in history!
On Saturday, March 19, 2016, Willis Music in Lexington, KY will host a two-hour Guitar Workshop for beginners!
1:30pm – Registration
2-4pm – Beginning Guitar Workshop
The workshop will made given by Brent Larimore. A great music educator in the Lexington area!
Come learn basic technique, picking and strumming styles, chords, a popular 12 Bar Blues progression, plus an easy scale for soloing! Each participant will receive a booklet to take home with you.
The cost for this two-hour workshop is $20. (A normal 30-minute guitar lesson would cost at least $20!) To pre-register for this workshop you can stop by the Lexington Willis Music location, send us an email, or give us a call at 859-273-4063.
We look forward to seeing you on March 19! Be sure to bring your own guitar (sorry no amps this time!). If you do not have a guitar, come see our awesome sales staff at the Lexington Willis Music store location and they will be glad to help you find the perfect guitar for you!
On November 14, 2015 part of our staff at the Willis Music Lexington location, packed up several instruments and took them to the Explorium in downtown Lexington. The city’s children museum hosted a Tween Night for about 100 children. As part of the event, Willis Music created an instrument petting zoo!
This was a great event to promote music education to the children of Lexington. We also used this evening to promote our music lesson program to everyone in attendance. We provided violins, trumpets, trombones, a guitar, ukulele, keyboard, djembe, a drum pad, and a melodica!
This is what making music is all about: Family, Friends and Community! Congratulations to Sayuri Jones and all the musicians that performed at the Sayuri Jones Music Studio Recital at the Willis Music Florence Performing Arts Center. Well done! The piano that is center stage is the Steinway Model B (7′).
You are cordially invited to the Willis Music Florence Steinway Piano Gallery! We have the finest selection Steinway & Sons Family of Pianos (Steinway & Sons, Boston and Essex). We also offer the top names in used pianos, Roland Digital pianos and Yamaha Digital pianos and keyboards. Ask for Rick Fuchs for all your piano and keyboard needs.
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