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Promark has called Houston home since its founding in 1957 and, as of Thursday, August 31, the Promark drumstick factory is running without restriction, working overtime throughout this week to recover lost production due to Harvey.

Read more: Promark by D'Addario's Houston Plant Up and Running Post-Harvey

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In response to the weather-related devastation and disruption to music programs in Houston, NEMC has unilaterally suspended billing to all of its customers in the area and is streamlining the process to file Liability Damage Waiver claims to receive replacement instruments for those that may have been lost due to flooding.

Read more: NEMC Provides Rental Amnesty Program for Hurricane Harvey Victims.

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Music China, to be held on October 11-14, 2017 in Shanghai has completed its new-look show schedule and program of events.

Read more: Music China 2017 Schedule and Program of Events

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Hal Leonard has acquired Gerard & Sarzin Publishing, a boutique publisher of books and methods about jazz and blues music.

Read more: Hal Leonard Acquires Gerard & Sarzin Publishing

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Moody's Investors Service recently downgraded Gibson Brands, Inc.'s Corporate Family Rating (CFR) from Caa2 to Caa1, due to concerns regarding the company's liquidity position.

Read more: Moody's Downgrades Gibson's Rating

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Sweetwater founder and president Chuck Surack and his wife Lisa have announced they will donate $500,000 to the Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation's "b instrumental" program.

Read more: Sweetwater Donates $500,000, 100 Instruments to Fort Wayne Community Schools

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Hal Leonard has added a "Let's Chat" feature to their Dealer Access website providing their accounts with quick, easy access to a sales rep.

Read more: Hal Leonard Launches 'Let's Chat' for Dealers

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The D’Addario Foundation is steadfast in its commitment to supporting independent not-for-profits that are bringing back access to music in schools and communities where it does not exist.

Read more: D’Addario Foundation Awards $480,000 in YTD Monetary and Product Donations

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MMR invites readers to participate in the selection of our 25th Annual Dealers' Choice Awards. Click here to submit your nominations for this year.   

Read more: Nominations Open for MMR's 25th Annual Dealers' Choice Awards

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The 2018 NAMM Show will offer exhibitors and attendees the largest expanded campus in the show's history when the doors open January 25-28, 2018 in Anaheim, California.

Read more: NAMM Announces Expansion of 2018 NAMM Show

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