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The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) Executive Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Hagan to its Advisory Board.

Read more: PMC Announces Board Appointment of Sarah Hagan, of Zildjian

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Anyone intrigued about Drum Workshop’s plan for the Ovation guitar brand it acquired from Fender earlier this year, will be interested by news that US production is about to resume again.

Read more: Ovation resumes US production in Hartford

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Roland Corporation U.S. announces several key changes to its sales team that will enable the company to offer more focused dealer support and new perspectives on product development. 

Read more: Roland Corporation New Hires

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Yamaha Corporation of America and Disneyland Resort recently announced a renewed agreement for Yamaha to remain the official provider of musical instruments to the Disneyland Resort, solidifying a relationship that has spanned more than two decades.

Read more: Yamaha Extends Alliance with Disneyland Resort

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A ruling in the US Ninth Circuit Court has cleared Guitar Center, Fender and Gibson of price fixing.

Read more: Guitar Center, Gibson, Fender Cleared in Price Fix Case

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St. Louis Music (SLM) has purchased Kiwi Wind Products, effective July 31st. 

Read more: SLM Acquires Kiwi Wind Products

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Sound Summit Atlanta is taking place on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 479 Headquarters in Atlanta.

Read more: DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, and Sound Devices to Host Regional Sound Summit

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Ashly Audio has hired Ed Czarnecki as its applications engineer. Czarnecki will report to Scott Leslie, Ashly’s executive vice president, and will wear many hats in his new position.

Read more: Ashly Audio Hires Czarnecki as Applications Engineer

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Peavey Electronics hosted a standout opening night party and booth artist appearance lineup at the 2015 DJ Expo in Atlantic City, N.J., from Aug. 10 – 13, boasting performances by some of the top DJ’s and pioneers in hip hop music.

Read more: Peavey Electronics Brings Together DJ’s and Innovators at DJ Expo Opening Night Party and Booth

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SABIAN congratulates Liam Robbins of St. Johns, Newfoundland, winner of the 2015 SABIAN/PASIC Scholarship.

Read more: SABIAN Announces 2015 PASIC Scholarship Winner

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