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Palen Music Center Quick Note

Monday, June 24, 2013


Palen Music Center is dedicated to helping children experience excellence, personal growth, and joy through involvement in music. We carry out this mission by supporting area band directors through weekly service, support, educational programs, and quality products. This weekly Quick Note newsletter strives to highlight topics that are immediately helpful in the classroom. Comments, suggestions, ideas, and articles are always welcome.


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NWA Music on the Move Drum Corps Show - July 16th

Don't miss the second-annual Music on the Move held at Bentonville High School on Tuesday, July 16th. Featured corps include The Academy, Blue Stars, Carolina Crown, Colts, Crossmen, Genesis, Music City, and the Troopers. Click for tickets or more information. See you there!

One Used Musser M7360 Available

We have one lightly-used Musser M7360 4.3-octave Kelon marimba on a tough terrain frame available. This instrument has a retail price of $8,000. On this special sale, you can purchase this instrument for $3,120 delivered to your school.

There is only one available, so if you are interested you must act quickly. Email your PO number to to reserve it for your school.

Contact Your Local Palen Music Center Representative


Can we assist you with anything?  Please contact your local Palen Music Center school road representative for all of your music education needs.


Springfield Bob Hopkins, Wayne Blades, Jason Moore, Mike Steffen, AAron Bryan, Amanda Meyer and Melissia Goff (417) 882-7000
Columbia Chuck Appleton and Rob Goade (573) 256-5555
Liberty Ken Crisp, John Bell, Victoria Clymore and Paul Warnex (816) 792-8301
Joplin AAron Bryan, Greg Rosander, and Amanda Meyer (417) 781-3100
Broken Arrow Jeff Lawless and Mary Ann French (918) 286-1555


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