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Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis, in conjunction with Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, has named the winners of the 2016 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition.

Read more: Nine Prevail in 2016 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition

Trade Regrets

On March 17th, NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino shared the following sad news, detailing that industry vet and founder of Glendale California’s Larry Larson Music had passed away:

Read more: Trade Regrets: Larry Larson


Musikmesse 2016 from April 7 to 10 will offer an expanded range of facilities and services for retailers, distributors, and everyone working in the music sector.

Read more: New Facilities and Services at Musikmesse 2016

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Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) is hosting a series of preview demos for the new Yamaha Montage Synth at its Hollywood location (7425 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90046) on Thursday, March 31, 2016.  

Read more: GC Pro to Host Demo/Preview of Yamaha Montage Synth on Thursday, March 31


St. Louis Music (SLM) has announced a new partnership with Silverstein Works and will be distributing their ligatures in the U.S. and Canada. 

Read more: SLM Signs Distribution Deal with Silverstein Works

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The theme of the 2015 European Holiday On Ice Passion pulls back the curtain to offer a behind the scenes look at the long and magical journey that world class skaters make from obscurity to stardom. It is the dream-come-through stuff that legends are made of; and what better way to accent the ethereal nature of this fantastic tale than by enveloping the skaters with colorful puffs of clouds. Set, lighting and video designer Luc Peumans, of Painting With Light struck this evocative chord for the iconic ice show with help from a collection of 16 Geyser RGB LED effect foggers from CHAUVET DJ.

Read more: CHAUVET DJ Geyser Adds Atmosphere to European Holiday On Ice Tour

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The Keyboard division of Yamaha Corporation of America names Music Exchange “Overall Dealer of the Year” for the second year in a row at the 2016 NAMM Show, held recently in Anaheim, California.

Read more: Music Exchange Named ‘Dealer of the Year’ by Yamaha


Registration and housing is open for Summer NAMM held June 23-25, 2016 at Nashville’s Music City Center.

Read more: Summer NAMM Registration Now Open


LPD Music International has added Basil Lefter, a seasoned veteran with over 21+ years of experience in music distribution, to its sales staff.

Read more: Lefter Joins LPD Music’s Sales Team


Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has announced the appointment of T.J. Smith as president and general manager. The announcement was made by Mark Graham, LOUD CEO.

Read more: LOUD Technologies Names Smith President And General Manager Of EAW

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