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Roland has announced that they will debut several new V-Drums instruments during their #TotallyDrums Event and live keynote on May 8.

Read more: Roland Announces Debut Event for New V-Drums Instruments


Pointing to the company's scale, resources, and broad-based network of 6,500 resellers, Dream Cymbals and Gongs has appointed KMC Music to serve as its exclusive United States distribution partner.

Read more: KMC Music Appointed as Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Dream Cymbals


The Conn-Selmer Division of Education has welcomed Dr. Nola Jones as the Southeast Region educational support manager beginning in September of 2018. 

Read more: Jones Named Educational Support Manager for SE United States


Nashville-based Gibson Brands - the corporation behind Baldwin Piano, Wurlitzer, Gibson Pro Audio, and (most significantly) Gibson Guitars - filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, May 1.

Read more: Gibson Files for Bankruptcy Protection


GRAMMY® Award-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre and Hal Leonard have announced they have expanded their relationship with a global print and distribution agreement effective July 1.

Read more: Hal Leonard Announces New Global Deal with Eric Whitacre

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The Roadie For A Day event held on February 16 was a huge success, according to Sarah Hagan, the Percussion Marketing Council’s Advisory Board Member overseeing the grand finale event from the 2017 International Drum Month campaign contest.

Read more: 'Roadie For A Day' Event A Success


April 6th marked the Music and Entertainment Student Association’s (MEISA) fourth annual Music Industry Conference hosted at Hofstra University in New York. Korg USA sponsored the cause by providing a variety of gear for their artist showcase including VOX and Blackstar combo amps and a Korg Grandstage piano.

Read more: Korg USA Sponsors MEISA’s Annual Hofstra Music Industry Conference

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Vater Percussion has welcomed Roy Mayorga as a Vater Drumstick Artist. Mayorga is the drummer for Stone Sour, and is also a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and engineer.

Read more: Vater Percussion Adds Mayorga to Artist Family

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Both the president Gary Spears and the CEO Ron Van Ostenbridge of Bari Woodwinds have introduced a new attitude at Bari.

Read more: Bari Woodwinds Announces 'New Attitude'

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Aguilar Amplification has added Fishbone bassist Norwood Fisher to their family of endorsing artists.

Read more: Aguilar Amplification Adds Fisher to Artist Family

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