Instruments & Gear

The new V3 Mirizio Microphone Mount simplifies mounting microphones in grand pianos with the lid closed with an mount that features all-aluminum parts.  

Read more: V3 Mirizio Microphone Mount

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released four new choral arrangements from the film "La La Land," including "Another Day of Sun," "Someone in the Crowd," "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," and Academy Award-winning "City of Stars."

Read more: 'La La Land' Choral Arrangements from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

Sprays from SoundSynergies condition instruments in all major music categories against oxidation and corrosion.

Read more: Sprays from SoundSynergies

Instruments & Gear

The S.I.T. (Stay In Tune) Strings Company has announced the expansion of their ukulele strings. 

Read more: S.I.T. Strings Expanded Ukulele Line

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released Shape Beats for Kids, A Simple and Fun Approach to Learning Drums by Tim Carman, a book for children kindergarten and up.

Read more: Shape Beats for Kids, A Simple and Fun Approach to Learning Drums from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has announced the release of the Sing at First Sight Accessory Pack, the newest addition to Alfred Music’s Sing at First Sight, Foundations in Choral Sight-Singing Curriculum.

Read more: Alfred Music Sing at First Sight Accessory Pack

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released Concert Band, Full Orchestra, and Choral arrangements from the musical “Hamilton.”

Read more: Alfred Music 'Hamilton' Arrangement Books  

Instruments & Gear

This all-in-one, accelerated piano course is designed for students who need a fast-paced approach to piano study. Book 4, which completes the series, continues the steady development of artistry and keyboard skills that began in books 1, 2, and 3.

Read more: Alfred Music Premier Piano Express Book 4

Instruments & Gear

This year, The Beatles and D'Addario Accessories are joining together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with limited edition guitar pick 10 packs and guitar straps.

Read more: D'Addario Accessories Beatles Guitar Picks and Straps

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music announced the release of Sound Innovations for Elementary Classroom Guitar, an innovative method for class instruction, especially for young children.

Read more: Alfred Music Sound Innovations for Elementary Classroom Guitar

 


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SBO Web Poll

This year, our primary major band travel is for:

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

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