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Your continuing music student may be ready to take the next step in their musical journey by moving into a performance or professional-level instrument. Join us for Schmitt Music’s “Annual Selection Event” on Saturday, December 9th from 9AM to 7PM at Schmitt Music Brooklyn CenterONE DAY ONLY!

Due to extraordinary demand, we have EXTENDED THE EVENT THROUGH SUNDAY! Schmitt Music is extending all special offers and a limited number of “Selection Appointments” are now available starting at Noon on Sunday, December 10th – BOOK NOW!

This is our largest selection event of the year! The sale will feature:

  • Manufacturer Representatives and Schmitt Music experts on-site!
  • Double Rebate opportunities with participating manufacturers!
  • Greatly expanded instrument selection / unique & custom configurations!
  • Special pricing on instruments (select serial numbers)!
  • Financing Available! Get Pre-Approved – CLICK HERE!

Woodwind, Brass, Orchestra instrument selection event

We’re EXTENDING STORE HOURS for the Twin Cities Selection Event at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center! Join us on Saturday, December 9th from 9AM to 7PM. The event has been extended through Sunday, December 10th during regular store hours from 12PM to 5PM.

Please stop in on Saturday, or schedule your Sunday “selection appointment” online. Questions? Feel free to give us a call at 763-566-4560 for event details or to set up a showing.

We are now accepting appointments for this once-a-year selection event at our Brooklyn Center showrooms, and we encourage you to schedule your appointment now! Scheduling early guarantees the largest selection of instruments. Booking one “selection appointment” guarantees that you’ll get 2 hours with an Instrument Specialist! Appointments are scheduled on a first-come basis, but every attempt will be made to find a convenient time for everyone.

Please use the scheduler below to set up your selection appointment!

Please CLICK HERE if your browser does not display the scheduler, or setup an appointment by email: contact us at today.

Annual Band & Orchestra Selection Event | Twin Cities
Saturday, December 9th, 9AM – 7PM
Sunday, December 10th, 12PM – 5PM
Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center

Address: 2400 Freeway Blvd. Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone: 763-566-4560

Schmitt Music - Brooklyn Center

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Schmitt Music’s “The Next Step” instrument program offers the best selection of Performance and Professional instruments in the Midwest! We also offer a variety of payment options and financing programs that make ownership easy and convenient. If you are currently making payments on a Schmitt Music “Better Than Rent” instrument, you have an Earned Equity Credit that you can toward the purchase of your new “Next Step” instrument at our Selection Event!

Earned Equity Credit amount varies: band instrument customers can get an Earned Equity up to $495 (sometimes more!); that Earned Equity is applicable to all in-stock “Gold Level” band instruments on December 9th. Orchestra instrument customers get an Earned Equity Credit of 100% of payments made to date. Earned Equity Credit is available for customers whose accounts are current and in good standing.

Bring your student in to play and compare “Next Step” instruments, or surprise them with the perfect holiday gift! Let us help you choose the perfect instrument!

Get selection advice from manufacturer representatives!

Shane Deuel – Eastman Music Company

As many careers in the music industry begin, Shane Deuel’s started with the trumpet in the 6th grade band. After graduating with a degree in Music Education in 2002 from Western Michigan University, he became the Advertising Manager at the premier music educator magazine, The Instrumentalist, in Chicago. Lured by the great skiing, Shane and his wife moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he became a school representative for a local music store; a position held for over nine years. During that time, Shane grew to know and respect a line of musical instruments from the Eastman Music Company. In 2013, he became a Regional Sales Manager with Eastman Music Company, which includes the renowned brands of Eastman Strings, Andreas Eastman winds, Wm. S. Haynes flutes, and the S.E. Shires Brass Company


Sophie Rojas – Conn-Selmer Inc.

Sophie Rojas is the District Sales Manager for Conn-Selmer Inc, which is the largest manufacturer of American made Instruments, and the US distributor for Selmer Paris and Yanagisawa. Covering the Central Midwest territory, she serves the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. Prior to her position with Conn-Selmer, she worked for 15 years as store manager of a retail music store in Kansas City, MO. There she gained her experience and extensive product knowledge of a wide range of musical instrument manufacturers and leading products. She received a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from The University of Central Missouri. She has always been active in music, playing piano, percussion, and choir.


Dan Holm – KHS America

Growing up in Alexandria, MN, Dan Holm learned to play violin in elementary school, and learned to play guitar and bass while working at the local music store in high school. Dan graduated with a Sales and Marketing degree from the local community college, and began working at Carlson Music in Alexandria, eventually becoming a full-time School Music Representative, partnering with Bridge of Harmony Music. Dan spent 10 years specializing in school music with band and orchestra in central Minnesota.

Dan became the District Sales Manager for the Midwest at KHS (Jupiter Band Instruments) in 1994. Today he represents products including: Jupiter Winds, XO Professional, Azumi and Altus flutes, Sonar Orff, Hercules stands, Mapex Marching Drums, and Majestic concert percussion.



Thinking about making a purchase? We want to make the process as easy as possible. Get pre-approved for financing here to take the guess work out of buying your instrument! Just read below and click “I Accept” to get started.


First Mutual Financing

Payments as low as $35.00. No down payment is required. Based on 12.99% Annual Percentage Rate & 60 month maximum term; minimum $1,000 financing. Payment also does not include tax, shipping or any accessories.