Willis Music Spooktacular and our Halloween Recital

Hello all!  Just a quick update for you – From Oct. 30th to Nov. 2nd, Willis will be having our SPOOKTACULAR SALE!!!! There will be prices so low on selected products it will be scary.  Also, dare to stick your … Continue reading


History of the Violin

Hello all!  It is time once again for a rousing blog from Willis Music Louisville!  Today’s topic:  The Violin.   What is a violin you ask?  Well the violin, also known as a fiddle, is a string instrument, usually with … Continue reading


What Music does to our Brain

We all love music, but have you ever considered how music affects our brains and body?  There are ways that we react to music without realizing that it’s happening. Firstly, music affects different areas of the brain (see pic below). … Continue reading


Saxophones Rule!!!

Hello everyone!  I hope this post finds you all well.  Today we’re going to learn a little about the Saxophone, or the Sax, if you’re nasty – What is a saxophone you say?  Well, the saxophone is a family of … Continue reading


The End Of An Era!

THE END OF AN ERA! Wednesday, August 14, 2014 is the last day Mohawk Mike McAfee will be an employee of Willis Music. After 22 years, Mike is entering a different industry and going to work right down the street … Continue reading


Whoa… our best deal ever!!!

Sometimes sales get a little confusing. Your friends at Willis Music have decided we don’t like confusing sales, so we’re having a really cool, really easy one! Here’s how it works: You buy any 5 items and get the 5th … Continue reading


2014 Ky. State Fair Talent Preliminary

Are you a singer between the ages of 13 and 21? Wanna chance to win some big money and get some serious media attention? The Kentucky State Fair is proud to once again have Willis Music in Louisville is hosting … Continue reading


Make Music Day is June 21st!!

Got plans for June 21? Cancel them! Saturday the 21st is National Make Music Day and we want you to celebrate with us! We have tons of things going on that day! First, if you don’t play music, we want … Continue reading


Music Theory Terms 101

School’s out, but just for fun here’s a list of some of the musical terms you would likely learn in a Music Theory 101 class. Pitch Class – All pitches on a keyboard that have the same name Scale – … Continue reading


The Roots of Bluegrass Music

Bluegrass music as we know it today has a long history, one that many agree dates back to the 1700s and 1800s, when America experienced an influx of English, Irish and Scottish immigrants.  They settled in the Appalachian region of … Continue reading