October 09, 2020 I Appointments

Antoinette Follett Named Next Executive Director of the PMC

The news comes as the current executive director, Karl Dustman, announced that he will step down from his role at the end of January 2021.

October 09, 2020 I Obituary

In Memoriam: Mark Brunner, Longtime Shure Executive

Brunner had been with the company since 1989.

October 07, 2020 I Obituary

Remembering Eddie Van Halen with Andy Mooney, Fender CEO

In a statement provided to Music Inc., Fender CEO Andy Mooney said Van Halen’s death “still seems unreal.”

October 06, 2020 I Philanthropy

Keep Music Alive Celebrates Kids Music Day

Kids Music Day, which took place on October 2, included live-streamed performances, free online lessons, virtual instrument petting zoos, online instrument clinics and Kids Music Day sales on select instruments, accessories and lesson programs.

October 02, 2020 I Obituary

Industry Veteran Rebecca Apodaca Has Died

Throughout the music industry, Apodaca was known for her skills as an appraiser of musical instruments, as well as for being a pioneering female band instrument repair technician.

October 01, 2020 I Operations

Riversong Guitars Moves To New Location

The new building is a bright open shop designed with lean principles and an eye to boutique-style guitar building.

September 30, 2020 I Supply

The Music People Named a Top Workplace by Hartford Courant

The Music People previously received the designation in 2011, 2013 and 2018.

September 25, 2020 I Operations

PMC, PAS Salute Percussion Magazine Publishing Vets

The Percussion Marketing Council and Percussive Arts Society have posted a web page thanking Kevin Kerns, former vice president at Modern Drummer, and Bob Berenson, former advertising manager at Modern Drummer.