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Monday Updates

String Showcase Set

The annual Alamo City Strings Showcase is set for December 8 and 9 at the main showroom.

Orchestra teachers and students will be invited to trade up their rentals and try out new instruments.

Please be sure to mention this event to every customer – especially those purchasing orchestra accessories!

More details on the way!

Step Up Instrument Display Signs

Artie at 02 has almost completed updating the Step Up Instrument display cases with “pitch tags”.

These clever little cards provide item number and pricing PLUS features you can use to educate your customer and make the sale!

Damaged Guitar – Unnecessary Hassle

The main showroom at 281 experienced an unfortunate incident in which an un-supervised customer damaged the finish of a new guitar by aggressively “demoing” the instrument.

The customer used a guitar pick to “peck” the strings / dent the top of the guitar. If they have not paid for the instrument, it still belongs to us. This is vandalism.

Our job is to sell stuff.

We sell stuff by;

1) greeting and engaging customers,

2) qualify their needs and purchasing status,

3) recommending products and solutions, and

4) asking for the sale.

***There is NO reason to “demo” a valuable instrument unsupervised.
Engage, qualify, recommend, and ask for the sale.
Our job is to sell stuff. We do not provide an unsupervised playground.

No Public Restroom

Please simply adopt the “no public restroom” response. We recently had another incident in which a non-customer asked to use the restroom and tried to “stash some stuff” which was to be later retrieved by another non-customer.
Just smile and say no.
You may be the one who has to clean up :).


Great Deals on New Arrivals!

Make it a BIG BOX Christmas!

Please display and recommend these items to EVERY holiday shopper!

AMPLUG Headphone Amps

A great stocking-stuffer item – headphone amp with aux in allows players to jam with their tunes

Yamaha keyboard PSRE263KIT

recommend these to students of every age

Vox VX-I Amp

Vox VX-II Amp

Alvarez AD30

Vox PB10 Bass Amp

Tanglewood Acoustic/Electric

GREAT price point and a nice sounding guitar – put this in your customer’s hand to try it out



Cello Tuning

How to Tune a Cello

Fender Passport 500 Pro

Stop by Hillje Music Center today and check out the Fender Passport 500 Pro. The passport is a portable PA system designed to be easy to use. It features 500 watts with eight channels and can let you record straight to a USB flash drive.

Fender Guitars at Hillje Music

Alvarez Classical Guitars

Stop by Hillje Music Center today and try out the Alvarez Regent Series RC16N Classical Guitar. The guitar features a Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, Rosewood Fretboard, and D’Addario Strings.

Alvarez Guitars on SALE



Frank Bello Jazz Bass

Fender Guitars at Hillje MusicCome stop by Hillje Music Center and try out the new signature Frank Bello Jazz Bass. Fans of the bands Anthrax and Helmet will appreciate the Precision and Jazz bass pickups, gloss black finish, and skull graphics.

Vintage Modified Jaguar

Come try out the Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar electric guitar. It features a 24″ neck scale, 9.5″ fretboard radius, concentric volume and tone pots, and Duncan Designed pickups.

Band & Orchestra Instrument Rentals

Hillje Music Center has band and orchestra rentals. We offer a wide selection of instrument brands and accessories. Stop by and see us today!

Squier Telecasters

Need a versatile electric guitar? Telecasters are great for all styles of music. Stop by our store and try one out today!