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Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition Winners

Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition Winners

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

(L-R) Jeff Coffin, Patrick Bartley, Jr. and Braden Waddell. Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis, in conjunction with Yamaha Corporation of America’s Band and Orchestral Division, announced nine 2015 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition Winners. The annual YYPA Program, which underscores Yamaha’s commitment to music education, recognizes exceptional emerging jazz, classical and contemporary musicians. Winners are […]

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Recording Industry Golf Tournament Hailed As A Success

Recording Industry Golf Tournament Hailed As A Success

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Recording Industry Golf Tournament (RIGT) recently took place at MountainGate Country Club in LA, with members of the southern California recording community coming together for a day of camaraderie and fun in the sun. The event was once again organized by seasoned event producer Karen Dunn of KMD Productions and was held to […]

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Audio-Technica Honors Millar Electronics With President’s Award

Audio-Technica Honors Millar Electronics With President’s Award

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

(L-R) John Herr, Millar Electronics Product Support; Pete Petty, Millar Electronics Principal and Outside Sales; Doug Swan, Audio-Technica National Director of Sales & Marketing, Professional Markets; Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica President & C.E.O.; Herman Civils, Millar Electronics Principal and Outside Sales; and Jerry Silhavy, Millar Electronics Outside Sales. Audio-Technica, a manufacturer of wired and wireless microphones, […]

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Hal Leonard To Distribute Cajón Brush Line

Hal Leonard To Distribute Cajón Brush Line

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hal Leonard Corporation made a worldwide distribution deal with Minneapolis-based Cajón Brush. Beginning this month, the company will stock their accessories. Created by percussionist Paul Jennings, Cajón Brushes are designed and built specifically for the cajón. Thanks to Jennings’ extensive research and development, these brushes give the instrument a rich, brushed sound while also allowing […]

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#TimeMachineTuesday: Adam Schlesinger

#TimeMachineTuesday: Adam Schlesinger

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

First Published In The Music & Sound Retailer’s March 2007 Issue Granted, when you think of the New Jersey music scene the first artist to pop into your head is not Fountains of Wayne. But with an RIAA-certified gold single and an Oscar nomination under his belt (for writing the title track to That Thing You Do), […]

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Roland Sponsors GC’s 27th Annual Drum-Off

Roland Sponsors GC’s 27th Annual Drum-Off

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Roland Corporation U.S. is now a sponsor of Guitar Center’s 27th annual Drum-Off search for the next great drummer. Free and open to drummers across the country, entrants will compete for a chance to win a grand-prize package valued at over $45,000 that includes cash, gear, endorsement deals, studio time and a GC Buyer’s Guide […]

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Organizations Partner To Donate To BGCGW Music Education Programs

Organizations Partner To Donate To BGCGW Music Education Programs

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recently noted more than 1.3 million elementary school students across the country do not have access to music education. The largest school music instrument retailer and lesson provider in the country, Music & Arts, has partnered with Yamaha Corporation of America and the Boys & Girls Clubs of […]

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PMC Board Appointment: Sarah Hagan Of Zildjian

PMC Board Appointment: Sarah Hagan Of Zildjian

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) Executive Committee has appointed Sarah Hagan to its Advisory Board. A drummer and former teacher, Hagan joined Zildjian as a marketing and events coordinator and was promoted to Artist Relations Manager for the East Coast before becoming Director of Artist Relations–worldwide in 2014. Hagan has been an active member of music […]

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Ace Adds Yamaha To Product, Distribution Channels

Ace Adds Yamaha To Product, Distribution Channels

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ace Products Group announced the addition of Yamaha Band and Orchestra accessories to their rapidly growing product lines and expanding distribution channels. The alliance marks a strategic milestone for Ace Products, as the Ace brand continues to gain market share industry-wide. Effective immediately, Ace will now offer Yamaha accessories for band and orchestra instruments, alongside […]

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2016 NAMM Show Early Registration, Hotel Bookings & More Updates

2016 NAMM Show Early Registration, Hotel Bookings & More Updates

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Registration & Hotel Booking Badgeregistration and hotel bookingsare now open for NAMM members planning to attend the 2016 NAMM Show. This year’s earlier opening offers NAMM members time to prepare for their trip to Anaheim, January 21-24, 2016. Members should make sure that their NAMM membership is current to take advantage of the early opening. Badge registration and […]

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