Instruments & Gear

The new Hammer of the Gods drumsticks from Techra are the most powerful and durable drumsticks for hard hitters and heavy metal drummers.

Read more: Techra Hammer of the Gods Drumsticks

Instruments & Gear

SnapCards, Sight-Reading Skill Building Flashcards in a “Snap”!  by Theresa Pritchard from Carl Fischer Music is a series of skill-building flashcards that helps students learn to sight read.

Read more: SnapCards from Carl Fischer Music

Instruments & Gear

The Select Jazz Tenor Mouthpieces from D’Addario Woodwinds are milled from solid rod rubber using D’Addario’s precise computer-controlled mouthpiece-making technology.

Read more: Select Jazz Tenor Mouthpiece from D’Addario Woodwinds

Instruments & Gear

Crystal Records now offers recordings of the Westwood Wind Quintet performing the 24 quintets of Anton Reicha (1770-1836).

Read more: Westwood Wind Quintet Recordings from Crystal Records

Instruments & Gear

Techra has introduced new low-noise E-Rhythm drumsticks for acoustic and electronic drums sets.

Read more: E-Rhythm Techra Drumsticks

Instruments & Gear

The Tour Custom Maple drum set from Yamaha is great for both recording and live performances.

Read more: Tour Custom Maple drum set from Yamaha

Instruments & Gear

These mouthpiece cushions are created to reduce mouthpiece wear and protect sensitive teeth while performing.

Read more: FAXX Mouthpiece Cushions

Instruments & Gear

The Vocalize! Canon Collection from Alfred Music is the follow-up to the best-selling Vocalize! book.

Read more: 'The Vocalize! Canon Collection' from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

A Manual for the Modern Drummer by Alan Dawson and Don DeMicheal, originally published in 1962, helps players to learn jazz drums from one of the classic texts of jazz drumming.

Read more: ‘A Manual for the Modern Drummer’ from Hal Leonard

Instruments & Gear

These bass guitar strings from Ernie Ball are tailored to fit short scale (~30”) basses.  

Read more: Super Slinky Bass Guitar Strings from Ernie Ball

 


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Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
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