News

Guitar Center Celebrates Store Grand Opening in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 21, 2019
Guitar Center has opened its latest retail location, a 10,000-square-foot facility in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (1240 Hwy 17 N, North Myrtle Beach). Read More...

Quality Music Education Access Contributes to Overall Improvements in School Climate, Research Finds

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 20, 2019
A new study from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts reveals that even a modest investment in music education, paired with a commitment from the school to include music as part of a well-rounded education, often in conjunction with other initiatives, returns a number of benefits Read More...

Jason Bullock Runs Wiz Khalifa’s Coachella Show with ChamSys

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 20, 2019
Wiz Khalifa’s Coachella performance featured the ChamSys MagicQ MQ500 desk, selected by his longtime lighting designer Jason Bullock. Read More...

Xone on Display at HEC PLAZA Experience Center

Victoria Wasylak •
  • MMR Global
  • Supplier Scene
• May 20, 2019
Allen & Heath’s Turkish distributor HEC PRO recently completed a four-year project to construct its new four-floor HEC PLAZA “experience” center in Istanbul.  Read More...

L-Acoustics Cultivates Abundant Sound at The Grove

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 20, 2019
The Grove Community Church of Riverside, California has installed a new sound system built on L-Acoustics’ Kara(i) and Kiva II platforms. Read More...

KORG Hosts First Ever Volca Happy Hour 

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 20, 2019
KORG has taken the heart of their Brew Music campaign and created a new Happy Hour series - an intimate gear event that provides musicians with the opportunity to test-drive their favorite gear, this time with emphasis on the KORG volca series. Read More...

Trade Regrets: Charles R. Walter

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Trade Regrets
• May 20, 2019
On May 20, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Charles R. Walter, a pillar in the piano business for nearly 60 years, passed away on Friday. He was 92.  Read More...

Dr. David Fullmer to Become Educational Support Manager for Conn-Selmer in the Western U.S.

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• May 17, 2019
The Conn-Selmer Division of Education has welcomed Dr. David Fullmer as West Region Educational Support Manager beginning August 5, 2019.  Read More...

YCA Names Macias as Brand Director

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• May 17, 2019
Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) has announced that Greg Macias has joined the company as brand director. He reports directly to Matt Searfus, corporate vice president of integrated marketing. Read More...

Augustine Strings Partners with Hal Leonard for U.S. Distribution

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• May 17, 2019
Augustine Strings, the world’s first producer of nylon strings for guitar, has granted Hal Leonard exclusive distribution for all of theirguitar string products in the United States. Read More...

Hal Leonard’s Got Playoff Fever!

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• May 17, 2019
Brian LeVan, Remo's Global Sales Manager (pictured, left), stopped by the Hal Leonard corporate HQ in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to present their Chairman Keith Mardak (pictured, right) with a custom drumhead celebrating the Milwaukee Bucks' NBA playoff bid. Read More...

PMC Appoints Paisley to Executive Committee

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• May 17, 2019
The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) Executive Committee announced the appointment of Jennifer Paisley to its Executive Committee. Read More...

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