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Moogfest has announced the final additions to the 2017 festival lineup, prominently featuring artists like DJ Premier, Zola Jesus, King Britt, Jana Hunter, Baltra, IDEO, Modular on the Spot, and Durham music collective The Floor.

Read more: Moogfest Reveals Final Additions to Lineup

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Korg USA has created a new position to aid in the marketing and product development for their growing line of guitar brands.

Read more: Korg Names Witt Product Marketing Manager

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Trumpeter David Perrico has introduced his new Las Vegas signature trumpet and flugelhorn from Phaeton. Perrico demonstrated the range and power of his signature horn on April 15 at a product presentation at Family Music Center in Las Vegas.

Read more: David Perrico Creates Signature Horn With Phaeton

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Yamaha and the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music have announced that they will be selecting five graduate students from an international pool of applicants to participate as fellows in the 2017 Eastman Leadership Conference.

Read more: Eastman School of Music and Yamaha Partner to Support Future Arts Leaders

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Sennheiser debuted the Digital 6000 system, the company’s first two-channel digital receiver, this April at the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

Read more: 2017 County Music Awards Uses Digital 6000 System from Sennheiser

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Paul Reed Smith, the founder and managing general partner of PRS Guitars, has received an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service from Maryland’s Washington College.

Read more: RS Guitars’ Founder Receives Honorary Doctorate from Washington College  

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Korg USA has developed new consumer merchandise sites exclusively for the American market for Korg, VOX and Blackstar.

Read more: Korg USA Announces New U.S. Merchandise Sites for Korg, VOX and Blackstar

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St. Louis Music and Alvarez Guitars have announced that David’s Guitar Loft of Webster Grove, Missouri, is the winner of a one-of-a-kind Alvarez Yairi guitar, valued at $10,000.

Read more: SLM and Alvarez Announce Winner of $10,000 Custom Yairi Guitar

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St. Louis Music has announced the winners of its Q1 “Spend $1000 Win $1000” promotion: Dave’s Guitar Shop (La Crosse, Wisconsin), Music Factory Texas (Pearland, Texas), and www.Hornsales.com (Lavale, Maryland).

Read more: SLM Announces Winners of Q1 “Spend $1000 Win $1000” Promotion

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Heid Music provided a $20,000 boost to Wisconsin school music programs in March with its sixth annual Music in our Schools Month giveaway, The Big 10+ Contest, and inaugural Music Matters Initiative, a donation matching program.

Read more: Heid Music Gives $20,000 Boost to Wisconsin School Music Programs

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