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Brass Month is May at Hillje Music!

Brass Month is May at Hillje Music!

Brass month is for brass plabrass monthyers, and brass instruments are neat machines. Pistons and slides and springs and felts working together in smooth harmony support your musical voice! You will look and sound better with a clean, well-oiled machine.

Brass Service Station

Cleaning and maintaining your instrument is easy when you know the tricks. Daniel EstradaHillje Music is happy to invite all middle and high school brass players to Saturday Service Sessions during the month of May.

Each Saturday in May, we will have a “service station” set up at all locations for young brass players. Our in-house experts will oil valves, grease slides, inspect water keys, and rag polish your instrument at no charge.

Free Repair Estimates

We also provide free repair estimates for dented or non-working instruments. If your trumpet, trombone, euphonium or tuba needs more than a tune-up, our expert repair technicians will provide a free estimate for any additional repair.

While you are in the store, take 10% off all brass cleaning kits all month! Also check out our selection of mutes, gig bags, instrument stands, and other accessories.

Join us for a free “tune-up” during the brass month of May!

Easter Music

Easter Music Baskets make kids happy.

Easter music baskets make kids happy.

Play and Learn with Music

We have a great selection of Hohner musical instruments designed for little hands. These colorful instruments help children learn and are fun to play!

Easter Music Baskets

Accordions, harmonics, shakers, hand drums, tambourines, keyboards, bring music home. Music changes lives in ways video games cannot. Come in and see for these quality instruments for yourself.

In stock at all locations.


Guitar Month at Hillje Music

Calling All Guitarists: April is Guitar Month at HMC

Calling All Guitarists: April is Guitar Month at Hillje Music Center and New Braunfels Music.

Guitar Re-String Events

We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with D’Addario for this year’s Playback events. Earn Players Circle Points and do good for the environment by bringing in your old guitar or bass strings to recycle.

In return, you’ll receive a FREE set of D’Addario’s awesome new NYXL or NB strings. Additionally, our expert luthier will be on site to offer FREE installation. Dates and locations are as follows:

Boerne location – Saturday, April 8 – 10 AM to 3 PM
Bandera  location – Saturday, April 15 – 10 AM to 3 PM
Northwoods location – Saturday, April 22 – 10 AM to 3 PM
New Braunfels location – Saturday, April 29 – 10 AM to 3 PM

We are proud to offer D’Addario’s quality products and expert knowledge to our customers, and look forward to future special events.

Be sure to LIKE US on Facebook for more exciting events.

Introducing the HMC/NBM Strings Loyalty Club Card

This is a big one! Beginning in April, stop by our nearest location to pick up your card and start earning points towards a FREE set of strings. Continue reading

Music Instrument Cases Need Love Too

Music Instrument Cases Need Love Too

Music instrument cases are very important in the lives of young musicians. I joined

soft blue clarinet case

ProTec Clarinet Case

beginning band in San Antonio many years ago. I was happy when my new band director informed me I tested well for trumpet.

Mom found a used Conn cornet in the newspaper classified ads. The case smelled like 1935. Continue reading

mariachi instruments

Mariachi Instruments from H. Jimenez in Stock

Mariachi Instruments

Mariachi instruments are available at Hillje Music Center! Fiesta is just around the corner, and now is a great time to stop by. Keep reading to learn more about H. Jimenez Mariachi Instruments.


Hilario “Layo” Jimenez designed these Tex-Mex beauties right here in Texas. Mr. Jimenez is a prominent instrument builder with border-town roots and over 30 years of experience. Check out Hilario’s story here. H. Jimenez is now partnered with Hohner, makers of quality instruments and accessories since 1857.  As a result, these instruments are sure to provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment and reliability.

 About Us

Hillje Music Center is the best place to check out H Jimenez’s new lineup of bajo quintos, guitarrons and vihuelas. Additionally, we’ve got Hohner accordions and classical guitars to round out your mariachi instruments lineup. Our friendly staff of musicians is here to answer any questions. Furthermore, we offer layaway and flexible financing options to help you get the instrument of your dreams. Contact any of our locations to learn more, or stop by today to see one of these awesome instruments in person.


Great guitars and great deals during the month of March.

A great deal on great guitars!

We have great deal on these great guitars with prices too low to get the boss’s approval. These instruments are all new model year close out specials – Stratocasters, Telecasters, Jaguar Bass, Jazz Bass LH, Precision Bass. (Scroll the pictures with the arrows at ends of image.)

Contact Ozzy below and he will get it to the location nearest you!

Great Guitar Deal

    Check the ones that caught your eye!



guitar lessons san antonio, music lessons

Music Lessons make every life better!

Music Language

Music is a language with the power to change lives, and music lessons improve communication skills. Enjoying music comes naturally, but learning to play music requires commitment. Learning the musical language is easy, but mastering the physical skills required to play an instrument requires a regular lesson routine.

Music Life

Music lessons improve self control and the ability to cooperate with others. You will also be happier when you learn to play a musical instrument. A 90 day gym membership will improve your physical health, but a 90 day music education routine will improve your body, mind and spirit!

Music Lessons

Music changes lives for the better, and no one is upset when they’re dancing! To help you develop your ‘chops’, Hillje Music Centers, LLC offers a $100 discount on any in stock guitar when you purchase 12 guitar lessons. Here is more info about how to sign up.

We also offer a FREE LESSON during the month of March on the language of music! So make the world a better place. Make music!

Thank you for your interest. This program ended 3/16/17.


Hillje makes renting musical instruments in San Antonio simple

Web Store for music classes will help your band parents.

A web store for music classes will help your band parents find what their students need. You can build a school web store offering only those items specified on the director preference list – the right books, sticks, mallets, reeds, cleaning supplies, etc.

Parents can easily find the correct instrument and accessories for their students. Students start the first class with everything they need to be successful.

Music class web stores are available for Hillje Music VIP service route customers.

School web stores increase the reach of your band recruiting drives by bringing the store to the parent with online rentals and accurate supply lists.

How does a school web store help your program?

  1. No money to handle. Parents make secure online purchases.
  2. Convenient one-stop shopping. Correct merchandise is defined by band preference lists.
  3. Online instrument rentals.
  4. Free delivery through weekly route service.

More Information

Hillje Music Centers, LLC has supported Texas Music Education programs for more than 25 years.


Welcome to TMEA 2017!

Please stop by and visit with us at booth #449. We offer a place to sit and visit, rest your feet and enjoy some water or coffee. We are easy to find – look for our tall flags. 

See the Instrument Blowout List – (limited quantities, in-stock items only)

Introducing LuLu-Bells Screen Printing & Embroidery Service (need band shirts?)

Our Weekly Route Service offers; expert Instrument Repair, Band Drive support, and custom School Web Stores  (all free delivery)

Try the New Republic Alto Sax

Try the New Yamaha Practice Marimba


Hillje Music Centers, LLC has supported Texas Music Education for more than 25 years.

We’ve Decked the Halls – And some Gear too!

Tis the Season Bandera Decorations Boerne Decorations NBM Decorations Round Rock Decorations

The Yamaha Sound

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



Fender FM-52E Acoustic Electric Mandolin

Come try out the Fender FM-52E Acoustic Electric Mandolin. Featuring “A” style body shape with spruce top, and nato back and sides. Also features a single coil pickup.


Austin AA30-D/S Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Looking for an affordable guitar. Stop by one of our stores today and check out the Austin AA30-D/S Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar. The guitar features a “flat-finished” Spruce top with Mahogany Back and Sides.

Flag Week Specials: Manhasset Music Stands

Show your military ID and save 20% off on selected items during flag week. All Manhasset Music Stands are 20% off this week only. Sale ends this Sunday.


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.

Alvarez AF60SB Acoustic Guitar

Alvarez Guitars on SALEStop by Hillje Music Center and try out the Alvarez Artist Series AF60SB Acoustic Guitar. Featuring a folk body shape with mahogany sides, grade “A” solid sitka spruce top, and rosewood fretboard. A very nice voice.

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.

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