Frank Pampenella


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PM Music Center

Frank Pampenella is the owner and president of PM Music Center in Aurora, IL and has worked in the music industry for over 30 years. He founded PM Music Center in 1982, when he transitioned his successful wedding consulting agency, and lesson studio into a full-service music center specializing in band and orchestra instruments. Under Frank's leadership PM has grown from a basement location to one of the largest band and orchestra dealers in the highly competitive Chicago region. Despite the company's consistent growth, PM has maintained its focus of providing friendly customer service every day to every customer. Frank has been featured on the cover of Music Inc. and continues to be recognized for his vision, creative business solutions, and consistency in an often-turbulent financial climate.