May is one of our favorite months of the year! Recitals galore and our annual SHRED FEST event where we have AMAZING DEALS planned on guitars and amplifiers!
This year May will be sprinked in with a Yamaha Clavinova Event featuring Yamaha professional, Lori Frazier. Plus add 3 Yamaha Disklavier Night’s during the month.
Finally, we add 2 Ukulele Workshops by David McLean. If you do not have an uke, come purchase one at the workshop at 2pm on May 21. Then stay for he 2nd workshop immediately to follow for a crash course on ukulele techniques and songs.
Click on the calendar to see it closer up.
April is going to be a month full of GREAT DEALS at Willis Music Lexington! Click on the calendar below to see all the events this month. Here are a few of our favorites:
- Guitarists: All month long we celebrate International Guitar Month with special savings on all Fender Telecasters on Tuesdays, and Fender Stratocasters on Saturdays. Take home a Tele or Strat over $375 and save money this month!
- Band and Orchestra Instrumentalists: Current rental customers will receive special savings on a new Step-Up instrument this month! Also, thanks to Yamaha we have the perfect graduation gift opportunity for the favorite wind player in your life! Get a $100 mail-in rebate April 1-June 30 on a purchase of a several Yamaha instruments, including Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Euphonium, and Trombone.
- All Musicians: You will want to come visit our store April 20-23 for our Indoor Yard Sale where tables of items that MUST GO will be on sale! This includes sheet music, accessories, and instruments! RAIN OR SHINE!!!!
- Finally we are excited for our Spring Recital season to kick-off with several recitals during the month.
We are celebrating MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS for the entire month of March! Check out all the sales planned in the Lexington Willis Music location this month!
MARCH MONTH LONG EVENTS
Acoustic Drumset Sale: This month we have AMAZING deals on acoustic drumsets by Mapex, Gretsch, Tama, and Yamaha. Plus Roland Electric Drumkits! Two members of our staff (Chris & Casey) are professional percussionists who gig regularly in the Lexington area. Come play and take your favorite drumkit home today!
Musician Accessories Clearance Sale: As Lexington’s One-Stop Music Shop, we carry a lot of product in our store. It’s fair to say that you just can’t see everything in one visit. So this month we are going to make it easier! Look for our clearance table loaded with must see accessories you don’t see everyday!
Mark your calendar for March 9 at 7pm to be the first to see the the New Products from Taylor Guitars!
Are you a Taylor Guitar fan like us? You will not want to miss this event. We will have all the new Taylor Guitars from the 2017 NAMM show at Willis Music Florence for you to touch and play and take home for your own! Taylor just released a series that you have to play to believe it! We will also have a factory rep on hands to answer all your questions and let you know why Taylor does what they do!
Need more info? Call 859-525-6050 or email email@example.com
When – March 9, 2017
Time – 7pm
Where – 7567 Mall Rd, Florence, KY, 41042
Cost – FREE
This week Willis Music will be in the Exhibit Hall at the 2017 Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) Conference in Louisville, KY. Stop by our booth between 9am-5pm on Thurs. & Fri. to say hello and Experience Yamaha! Be sure to ask us about our KMEA PRICING on all items we will have on display.
The Willis Music staff planning to be present include, Chris Teesdale (manager of our Lexington location), Matthew Powell (Keyboard Specialist for our Lexington location), Chase Clark (School Service Representative for Central KY), and Michelle VanSickle (School Service Representative for Northern KY). In addition to other members of our Willis Music team, we welcome representatives from the Yamaha Corporation Keyboard & Pro Music divisions who will join us in our exhibit.
Below is a brief preview of what we will have on display for demonstration:
As the ONLY Yamaha Acoustic Piano dealer in Kentucky we are excited to feature
the Yamaha B2 Acoustic Upright Piano with Silent technology.
This piano is perfect for practice rooms, small performance venues, and even at home.
The CLP-585 Yamaha Clavinova is one instrument in the KMEA Exhibit Hall you will want to hear!
Experience the unparalleled sound quality of a CFX Grand & Bosendorfer.
“Quite simply, the finest CLP Clavinova ever made.”
Woodwind, Brass, and String musicians will find numerous Professional and Intermediate instruments on display at our KMEA booth and available for demonstration!
This includes Yamaha flutes, clarinets, oboe, saxophones,
trumpets, french horns, and trombones!
Plus, we will have Eastman violins, and Yamaha Silent Electric Violins!
Too many instruments to include photographs – so come check this out for yourself at our booth!
Looking for a specific item or want to know more? TEXT US AT 859-474-2664.
The Yamaha TF Rack Digital Mixer is one of the newest and coolest products in the music industry for 2017
and we will have it for you to play with and learn about at KMEA!
This is perfect for any marching band program looking to amplify instruments and voices.
Plus, it works great in a theater or any portable environment!
Be sure to check out the affordable and dynamic Yamaha DBR Loudspeaker Series we will have in our booth at KMEA –
as well as Chauvet Lighting.
We offer free installation for any school environment needing pro audio or lighting!
Guitar has quickly become a large part of music classrooms in Kentucky!
In 2016 we helped fill up a classroom of guitars at Coventry Oak Elementary (Lexington),
George Rogers Clark High (Winchester), and East Jessamine High (Nicholasville).
Come strum a few chords with us this week at our KMEA booth
featuring some popular classroom guitars by Yamaha.
We also have their Transacoustic Guitar on hand for those of you who want to experience something really special on a guitar!
We plan to bring a few Kala Ukuleles with us too! Another great tool for music educators!
In 2016 Yamaha released the Montage synthesizer! It will blow your socks off!
Imagine the MOTIF and DX models combined – and it’s user friendly!
For KMEA we will have the Montage and a CP4 Stage Piano on display.
Percussionists, we’ve made sure to bring some fun items for you at KMEA as well.
A sweet sounding custom made Holloman snare drum, along with two BRAND NEW
concert snare drum sticks by Promark! We love these!
Featuring the Concert One and Concert Two drumsticks. Come give them a try!
And finally…. the Yamaha DTX Multi 12 pad! Used extensively in the Hamilton musical, as well as through out the marching band and indoor percussion activities.
Don’t let the winter weather slow you down this month! We are excited to come to work each day in February to serve YOU in all your musical needs. Come enjoy “The Yamaha Experience” at our Lexington location!
Did you know there is an app out there for certain digital pianos, for electronic drumkits, and for guitar amplifiers? Explore the amazing possibilities these apps create at our Yamaha App Corner in Lexington!
February always brings out one of our biggest sale events of the year! Don’t miss the annual Willis Music Penny Sale, February 23-26! There will be over twenty deals when purchasing one item, you get another item for only a penny! Could you ever imagine getting an guitar clip-on tuner for only $0.01? What about purchasing an ukulele for $0.01?! Even better, how about a Powerwerks speaker for $0.01!! You will find those deals and much more during our Penny Sale event.
Two events you’ll want to add to your personal calendars in February include the GUITAR WORKSHOP with Alan Robinson, on Saturday, February 11 at 4 p.m. This workshop is going to be great for any level of musicianship! In fact, we promise you that its not even necessary that you play guitar in order to attend this free workshop. Learn how to solo over different chord progressions, and gain a few tricks in how to create your own melodies!
Our monthly Disklavier concert on the 4th Friday takes place on February 24 at 6 p.m. Attend a live piano concert, in an intimate setting, with tons of technology making it all happen! It’s a beautiful evening you’ll be happy to experience!
Check out our February calendar of events:
Click on the calendar photo for a closer look at our events planned at the Lexington location this month:
January Events (Lexington Location Only!)
- January 2-10 we will be showcasing the best products of 2016. Not only will we feature the best selling products from our store, but we also will display the winning product lines of the MMR Dealers Choice Awards for 2016!
- January 19-22 while our buyers at at NAMM in California we will have a Clearance Sale Event! You can call it our “OUT WITH THE OLD & IN WITH THE NEW” Sale! There will be some amazing deals on brand new product all four days.
- January 27 is our monthly “4th Friday Concert” featuring a Yamaha Disklavier! It’s an elegant experience, so bring a date and enjoy live music unlike anything you’ve seen before. Starts at 6pm in our Recital Hall.
- January 29 we will be celebrating at the 3rd Annual Lexington Music Awards (taking place at the Lyric Theatre) where we are nominated for the third consecutive year for Best Music Store in Lexington!
- All month long we have a Yamaha Piano sale event where you get get 12 months same as cash by purchasing a new piano using Allegro Finance on approved credit!
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