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St. Louis Music (SLM) has announced that Adam MacBlane has been appointed to the newly created position of communications director – Band & Orchestra. 

Read more: SLM Appoints MacBlane Communications Director for Band & Orchestra

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Bedell Guitars is committed to hand crafting guitars with sustainably harvested woods.  

Read more: Bedell Guitars and Stand For Trees Team Up to Protect Threatened Brazilian Rosewood Forest

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The first Musikmesse Festival will be held on the occasion of Musikmesse 2016 and enrich the International Trade Fair for Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, Music Production and Music Business Connections (April 7-10, 2016) by an additional highlight and offer exhibitors, trade visitors, and all music aficionados an extensive range of events in the city’s clubs, bars and concert venues – after the exhibition halls have closed for the day, too.

Read more: Musikmesse Festival 2016: First Headliners and Venues Announced

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Los Angeles-based Harmony Project announced that it is working in partnership with the Yamaha Music and Wellness Institute to accelerate nationwide expansion of its innovative ‘Mentoring Through Music’ program.

Read more: Harmony Project Gets Boost From Yamaha Institute for Mentoring Program

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Janet Cosgrove has joined the Accounting department of Korg USA Inc. as an accounts payable associate.

Read more: Cosgrove Added to Korg USA Inc.

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The U.S. Rep of the Year award went to Lienau AV Associates, which serves the Mid-Atlantic region (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, NY Metro, Pennsylvania, and Virginia). Pictured: Dealer of the Year (L to R): Rick Naqvi (PreSonus), Chuck Surack (SweetwaterSound), Mark Stone (PreSonus).

Read more: PreSonus Presents 2015 Dealer, Rep, and Distributor Awards at NAMM

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Hosa Technology, Inc. has named Mainline Marketing as its 2015 Sales Representative of the Year. Mainline Marketing (from left to right: Clinton Muntean, Michael Cooley, Steven Harger, and Craig Kutteroff). 

Read more: Hosa Technology Names Mainline Marketing as Rep of the Year

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QSC, LLC has promoted Mark Mayfield to director, Global Cinema Marketing.

Read more: QSC Promotes Mayfield

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Italian Cymbal Manufacturer Ufip has announced a new distribution partnership with Davitt & Hanser, effective February 1st, 2016.

Read more: Ufip Cymbals Names Davitt & Hanser as USA Distributor

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SKB Corporation has welcomed Laura Gatlin to the Advertising/Creative department.

Read more: SKB Names Gatlin Marketing/Media Assistant

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