April 15, 2022 I Finance

Steinway Files for New York Stock Exchange IPO

The New York-based piano maker submitted documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14.

April 15, 2022 I Appointments

The Music People Announce Retirement of Co-Chairs

After three-plus decades, Sharon Hennessey and John Hennessey have entered retirement.

April 11, 2022 I Event

RPMDA Cancels 2022 Convention

With the 2022 convention cancelled, the organization said it will turn its focus toward creating a modified online event which will include the association’s annual business meeting.

April 11, 2022 I Acquisition

Kanileʻa ʻUkulele Acquires Ukulele Underground Online Platform

With this new collaboration, both Hawaii-based companies have created an even greater resource to elevate the experience of every uke player worldwide.

April 11, 2022 I Opening

Music & Arts Opens Store-Within-a-Store at NOLA Guitar Center

The new Music & Arts is located within GC’s Harahan, Louisiana, store.

April 07, 2022 I Distribution

Pioneer DJ Partners with Hal Leonard

AlphaTheta Music Americas and Hal Leonard’s distribution agreement allows music retailers to build their DJ equipment business.

April 04, 2022 I Appointments

PRS Adds John Walker to Manage Growing SE Series

Walker will bring an even more consistent on-site presence at PRS Guitars’ partner facilities in Asia and will work directly with the factories on processes, continual quality improvement and new product implementation.

April 04, 2022 I Supply

Gator, Schecter, Levy’s Team on ‘Shred to Win’ Contest

​The brands have teamed to offer guitarists a chance to win a Schecter Blackjack 7-String Guitar, Gator Icon bag and Levy’s strap.