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ZOOM North America Hosts SUNY Potsdam Reception

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• October 16, 2018
With the assistance of the State University of New York at Potsdam and The Crane School of Music, ZOOM North America held a special alumni event at their corporate headquarters in Hauppauge, New York on Thursday, October 4th. Read More...

Leslie Ann Jones to Receive NAMM TEC Hall of Fame Award

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• October 15, 2018
The NAMM TEC (Technical Excellence and Creativity) committee is pleased to announce that Leslie Ann Jones, the groundbreaking engineer, producer, and Director of Music and Scoring for Skywalker Sound will be inducted into the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame at the 34thAnnual NAMM TEC Awards, January 26 in Anaheim, California.  Read More...

Full Compass Partners with Synchrony to Expand Customer Financing Options

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• October 4, 2018
Full Compass announced a partnership with Synchrony, a consumer financial services company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Read More...

Best Communities for Music Education Sought by The NAMM Foundation

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• October 2, 2018
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation is seeking school districts and schools with an exemplary commitment to music education to be recognized as part of the Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) program. Read More...

Sweetwater Plans Major Expansion, Adds 1,000+ New Jobs

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• October 2, 2018
Sweetwater Sound is expanding its operations and investing $76.4 million dollars into two new facilities on its 163-acre Fort Wayne campus. Read More...

D’Addario Foundation Establishes the D’Addario Foundation College Scholarship Fund

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• October 1, 2018
Partnering with hundreds of music programs serving thousands of kids, data has shown conclusively that immersive music education programs could be the single, most effective way to engage students, build self-confidence and create community. Read More...

Hal Leonard Sponsors Walrus Audio Day at Cream City Music Store

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• September 29, 2018
On August 14thHal Leonard helped organize and host Tone Check Live: Walrus Audio Clinic at the world-renowned Cream City Music Store in Brookfield, Wisconsin, featuring a Q&A session, presentation on Walrus Audio products, and the debut of a brand-new pedal designed with indie rocker Ryan Adams. Read More...

GC Celebrates New Location in Hickory, N.C.

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 29, 2018
Guitar Center (GC) celebrates the opening of its latest retail location – an 11,000-square-foot facility in the Hickory Corners shopping center in Hickory, North Carolina (1718 Hwy. 70 SE, Hickory, NC). Read More...

Demitri Martin to Return as Host of 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 29, 2018
The Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards has announced that stand-up comedian and entertainer extraordinaire Demetri Martin will return as the host of the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards on Saturday, January 26, 2019, in Anaheim, California. Read More...

Peaksware Holdings Announces Launch of Ventures Division

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 27, 2018
Peaksware empowers skill development in endurance sports, music education and sports performance through our platform solutions TrainingPeaks, SmartMusic, Alfred Music,TrainHeroic and complementary products Finale, Garritan Sounds, BestBikeSplit and WKO. Read More...

Jam Industries Partners with DCC

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 27, 2018
Jam Industries has announced its partnership with the technology division of DCC plc, a £14.3 billion revenue, London Stock Exchange (LSE) listed international sales, marketing, and support services group.  Read More...

Music & Arts Opens in 14 New Communities During 2018 Summer Season

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 19, 2018
Music & Arts brought its recipe for musical instrument lessons, retail, and repairs services to 14 new communities across the country during the 2018 summer season, with several acquisitions and the opening of new locations. Read More...

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