Our Newsletter

At Robert M. Sides, we are dedicated to giving not just kids, but people of every age, the chance to experience the joys of music.  Stay tuned with Our Newsletter and Events and Promotions to find out when performances and specials events are happening in our stores! 

  1. Happening at our Arnot Mall (Horseheads, NY) Store:   Robert M. Sides Family Music Centers HALLOWEEN BAND! Do you play a Brass, Woodwind or Percussion instrument at a NYSSMA level 2 or higher? Songs include The Phantom Train, Snakebite!, Little Shop of Horrors, Thriller, Crazy Cat and for the first time, a joint band AND orchestra piece featuring Ghostbusters, Monster Mash and Scooby Doo! JOIN OUR HALLOWEEN BAND! Rehearsals on Mondays (Sept. 21st, 28th, Oct. 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th) from 5:45 – 6:45 pm Performance on SATURDAY, October 31st at 4:00 pm  Visit Robert M. Sides or call (607) 739-15...

  2. New Horizons is a senior community band that rehearses twice a week at our Williamsport store.  Each Christmas season and spring they prepare a concert and perform at various local venues.  They always welcome new players, especially clarinets and brass, who are at least 50 years young!   Their branch of the New Horizons group, The "Encores" has been in existance for over 17 years.  Currently, they have 26 members in their band.  

  3. Throughout the year, our Williamsport, Wilkes-Barre, State College and New York locations have recitals for their lesson departments.  The stores always have Spring and Winter recitals, however a few locations have also taken to doing showcases throughout the year.  These showcases give the students more performance opportunity, as well as giving the communities more of an opportunity to see the awesome things that are being accomplished in the lesson departments at each store!   These recitals and showcases serve as wonderful reminders of just how much of an impact music education can have o...