June 22, 2021 I Obituary

Co-Founder of D’Addario & Co. Janet D’Addario Passes Away

Also the co-founder of the D’Addario Foundation, Janet D’Addario died on June 14 at the age of 72.

June 17, 2021 I Philanthropy

Casio Donates 25 Keyboards in Support of Make Music Day

Casio donated 25 Casiotone CT-S200 Portable Keyboards in support of the global celebration held on June 21.

June 17, 2021 I Retail

Instrumental Music Center Debuts New Logo, Website

The dealer is also redesigning its orchestral string, woodwind and brass, and combo shops.

June 15, 2021 I Acquisition

Universal Audio Announces Asset Purchase Agreement with Townsend Labs

The agreement brings microphone-modeling technology and the Sphere l22 microphone to UA’s recording product line.

June 15, 2021 I Appointments

Martin Guitars Names New CEO

C.F. Martin & Co. has announced Thomas Ripsam has been appointed as the company’s new chief executive officer.

June 14, 2021 I Supply

Shure, Sensaphonics Aim to Retrain Musicians on Safe Volume

The companies share how musicians can help protect their hearing by embracing a new normal for return to live events stage monitoring.

June 14, 2021 I Supply

ESP Announces Stainless Steel Frets for all LTD Deluxe 1000 Series

The move expands upon the design upgrade announced for the company’s new guitar and bass models for 2021.