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Moody's Investors Service recently downgraded Gibson Brands, Inc.'s Corporate Family Rating (CFR) from Caa2 to Caa1, due to concerns regarding the company's liquidity position.

Read more: Moody's Downgrades Gibson's Rating

Supplier Scene

The Piano Store in Rocklin, California has equipped its facilities with a control room built around a PreSonus StudioLive 32 Series III digital console/recorder and Studio One Professional DAW.

Read more: The Piano Store Gets Equipped With PreSonus Technology

Supplier Scene

As Alfred Music celebrates their 95th year in business, the company has shared an interview with Ron and Iris Manus, shedding some light on the company's history and favorite memories.

Read more: Alfred Music Shares Interview With Ron and Iris Manus

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Yamaha SupportED, a new publication produced specifically for instrumental band and orchestral teachers, has won the 2017 Content Marketing Award for Best Print Publication - Editorial. 

Read more: Yamaha SupportED Wins 2017 Content Marketing Award

People

To strengthen its sales team in North America and to position for future growth Schimmel is appointing Don Glasgow as director of Sales for the Southwest and Southeast U.S. as of September 1st, 2017.

Read more: Schimmel Pianos Adds Glasgow as Representative

Upfront

Sweetwater founder and president Chuck Surack and his wife Lisa have announced they will donate $500,000 to the Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation's "b instrumental" program.

Read more: Sweetwater Donates $500,000, 100 Instruments to Fort Wayne Community Schools

People

ChamSys Ltd. has named Aziz Adilkhodjaev the company’s international business development manager.

Read more: Adilkhodjaev Named ChamSys International Business Development Manager

Upfront

Hal Leonard has added a "Let's Chat" feature to their Dealer Access website providing their accounts with quick, easy access to a sales rep.

Read more: Hal Leonard Launches 'Let's Chat' for Dealers

Supplier Scene

On August 5, singer/guitarist Dr. Victor and his band the Rasta Rebels performed at the Lenasia Cricket Stadium in Johannesburg with 22 CHAUVET Professional Rogue fixtures and four Maverick MK1 Spots, all supplied by JMY Sound and Lighting.

Read more: Dr. Victor Uses CHAUVET Professional Fixtures at Johannesburg Show

Supplier Scene

Rise Against Drummer Brandon Barnes has officially joined the Vater artist roster.

Read more: Rise Against Drummer Joins Vater Artist Roster

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