May 30, 2023 I Appointments

Hal Leonard’s CEO Transitions to Executive Board Member Role

After 23 years as president, COO and CEO, Larry Morton is transitioning to the newly-created position of executive board member of Hal Leonard and will be working closely with his fellow shareholders at Seidler Equity Partners.

May 26, 2023 I Appointments

Hoshino Names Holdgate VP of Sales

Holdgate has worked as an independent regional sales contractor for the company for more than 25 years, overseeing eight western U.S. states, including California. During his tenure at Hoshino, Holdgate has earned the “Rep of the Year” award eight times.

May 26, 2023 I Philanthropy

D’Addario Foundation Awards $221K in Grants

The 96 music education programs that received grants span across 26 U.S. states and four countries. In total, an estimated 140,000 children will receive high-quality instruction and instruments as a result of these grants.

May 26, 2023 I Event

Hal Leonard Announces Winners of Final Vocal Competition

After 12 years, Hal Leonard will retire the competition after this year’s installation, which just announced its winners.

May 26, 2023 I Appointments

Focusrite Promotes Camacho to SVP

Camacho will manage the commercial activities across the Americas for the Focusrite Group’s content creation brands, including Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, Adam Audio, Sequential, Oberheim, Sonnox and Ampify.

May 26, 2023 I Opening

Raymond Music Opens Up Shop in California

Located in Goleta, California, the store held its grand opening on April 29 and specializes in B&O sales, rentals, lessons and repairs.

May 22, 2023 I Appointments

Pernetti Joins Lavoce’s North American Operations

Pernetti will focus on developing the company’s North American distribution strategy and drive sales of Lavoce’s products through its group’s newly established U.S. division, Elettromedia Corporation, based in Old Hickory, Tennessee.

May 22, 2023 I Event

Blues Angel Music’s Rising Star to Perform in Italy

The Blues Angel Music Foundation will host a benefit concert featuring 12-year-old Parker Wolf on June 23 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Pensacola, Florida, to raise money for his travel expenses.