This week our featured Shop Small dealer is Hauer Music in Centreville, Ohio. They have been going strong for 4 generations as a full-line music store. We had a great time chatting with Eric Hauer and we especially like the Hauer Music story on their website. Check it out:

AU: How long have you all been in business?
EH: 81 years!

AU: When did you all start selling ukuleles?
EH: In the 1940’s

AU: Tell us a fun fact about your business?
EH: We are one of Ohio’s last family owned, full line music stores. Everything from kazoos to kawai pianos!

AU: What kind of in-store events have you done or plan to do for ukulele?
EH: We are Dayton’s uke headquarters, we are also planning a uke clinic.

AU: What do you contributor to your success in selling ukuleles?
EH: Stocking a nice selection of price ranges, from $39 and up

AU: Have you noticed any new trends in ukulele customer buying habits?
EH: All the ukes sell well, but we are finding the intermediate ukes from $79-$150 are the best sellers right now.

AU: What is your favorite Amahi ukulele?
EH: The all solid Koa, C-50


See you next time!