News: Coronavirus

September 22, 2020

Midwest Clinic Goes Virtual

Woodridge, Illinois-based organization Midwest Clinic has announced that its international band and orchestra conference, which it canceled back in June, will…

September 14, 2020

Music China Remains Positive About In-Person Trade Show, Despite Coronavirus

Music China is proceeding as originally planned, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On September 8, it announced that many brands have officially…

September 14, 2020

Hal Leonard Distributes Masks and Shields to Fight COVID-19

Hal Leonard has acquired exclusive distribution rights to products designed to make music spaces safer for combatting COVID-19. The masks and shields are…

September 04, 2020

Guitar Center Reports Sales Surge

Like many music retailers, Guitar Center is seeing a sales surge during the coronavirus quarantine, including at its location on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.…

September 03, 2020

RMI Develops Band Instrument Disinfection Process

Retail Music Integration has announced the implementation of a clinically verified and validated germicidal cleaning process for band instruments to be used by…

August 26, 2020

Key Leaves Partners with Saxophonist Emma McPhilemy for Lock The Sax Down Challenge

Woodwind accessory manufacturer Key Leaves has teamed with saxophonist Emma McPhilemy on the Lock The Sax Down Challenge, a social media challenge that invites…

August 21, 2020

Gator Offering Instrument and Face Coverings

Gator Co. is now offering instrument and face coverings that follow recommendations from a study by the National Federation of State High Schools. “We wanted…

August 10, 2020

MI SalesTrak Reveals Month-by-Month Market Changes During the Pandemic

MI SalesTrak, a retail sales tracking program for the musical products industry, has released an analysis of how MI sales performed in March through June, as…