May 31, 2024 I Obituary

Piano Industry Veteran David Campbell Passes Away

Campbell designed and built both upright and grand pianos, and worked with many major brands, including Pearl River Pianos.

May 31, 2024 I Award

The Acoustic Shoppe’s Co-Founder Graduates from Goldman Sachs Small Businesses Program

Chapman was selected from a competitive pool of finalists to join the 20th National Cohort of the 10,000 Small Businesses program, an initiative aimed at helping small business owners create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services.

May 31, 2024 I Acquisition

Vista Musical Instruments Acquires Manny’s from Sam Ash

Vista Musical Instruments acquired all associated trademarks of Manny’s in January 2024.

May 23, 2024 I Award

Tandem Drums Receives $20K FedEx Small Business Grant

Tandem Drums was one of 10 U.S.-based businesses awarded by the shipping company’s annual Small Business Grants.

May 21, 2024 I Event

JBL, NAMM Foundation Illuminate Empire State Building

The storied NYC landmark was lit orange in celebration of the annual JBL Fest early this month.

May 20, 2024 I Acquisition

Rice Music House Announces New Ownership, Location

Owners JP and Mary Parekh have sold the 100-year-old piano dealership and plan to retire.

May 16, 2024 I Supply, Technology

Grover/Trophy Musical Products Adds MI Dealers to ‘Where to Buy’ Button

This new button on the company’s website will help drive potential customers to authorized dealers’ websites and stores, where customers can purchase Grover/Trophy’s products directly from MI retailers.

May 16, 2024 I Philanthropy

Suzanne D’Addario Brouder Steps Down from D’Addario Foundation

The foundation will now be run by Karen Shelley.