June 05, 2024 I Acquisition

Ultra-Pure Oils Joins Eastman Music Company

The new partnership expands Eastman’s portfolio to now offer brass instrument lubricants to even more players.

June 03, 2024 I Supply, Technology

Ibanez, Tama Drums Launch Online U.S. Merch Stores

The stores features a variety of items for both brands with free shipping within the continental U.S.

May 31, 2024 I Appointments

Orange Amps Names Scott Donnell VP of Marketing

As a part of Orange Amps’ leadership team, Donnell will oversee global marketing and branding of both Orange Amplification and the rapidly growing Orange Essentials division.

May 31, 2024 I Anniversary

Sound Of Music Store Celebrates 40 Years in Business

As part of the anniversary celebration, the City of Kokomo, Indiana, where the store is located, has proclaimed June 7, 2024, as “Sound Of Music Day.”

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.