Instruments & Gear

The PHT-LV 1200 Las Vegas model trumpet from Phaeton Trumpet features an exclusive 'conical bore' .460 at valve cluster to .470 beyond main tuning slide, and was designed by trumpet artist David Perrico.

Read more: The Las Vegas Model from Phaeton Trumpet

Instruments & Gear

This step-up trombone is a collaboration between John Packer and the trombone guru Michael Rath that includes a .562 bore, 80:20 brass construction, double adjustable rotors and a JP pro case.  

Read more: The JP333 Rath Trombone

Instruments & Gear

SKB Corporation has added 4 new case sizes to its line of lightweight, heavy-duty Roto-Molded Tripod Cases. 

Read more: New Cases from SKB

Instruments & Gear

These universal carrying bags are durable and practical for transporting instruments, such as xylophones or vibraphones.

Read more: Universal Carrying Bag For Mallet Instrument Bars

Instruments & Gear

Meredith Music has released Wedding Music for Marimba by Patrick Roulet, a collection of performances that are for the marimba and ideal for weddings. 

Read more: 'Wedding Music for Marimba' from Meredith Music

Instruments & Gear

The Penguin Mahogany ukulele from Amahi Ukuleles features dressed frets, an eye-catching laser engraved sound hole design, and Ivory White binding.

Read more: Penguin Mahogany Ukuleles from Amahi Ukuleles

Instruments & Gear

Promark by D’addario has released two signature sets of drumsticks by Matthew Strauss.

Read more: Matthew Strauss Signature Sticks from Promark by D'addario

Instruments & Gear

The Hohner Kids Airboard Jr. Is a keyboard made for children five and older that is easy to hold and play.

Read more: Airboard Jr. From Hohner Kids

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released The Drummer’s Lifeline: Quick Fixes, Hacks, and Tips of the Trade by Peter Erskine and Dave Black.

Read more: 'The Drummer’s Lifeline: Quick Fixes, Hacks, and Tips of the Trade' from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released Paul Wertico’s Turn the Beat Around, A Drummer's Guide to Playing "Backbeats" on 1 & 3, a book that examines "backbeats" in a new light.

Read more: 'Turn the Beat Around, A Drummer's Guide to Playing "Backbeats" on 1 & 3' from Alfred Music

 


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Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
Educational Workshops - 5%
Some of All of the Above - 20%

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