Instruments & Gear

Grover Pro Percussion is shaking up the music world once again with an innovative line of modular shakers. 

Read more: Grover Pro Percussion “Modular” SHaKERZ™

Instruments & Gear

 IMS Technologies is debuting its latest Charactune® clip-on tuners, the Skulls.

Read more: Skulls Charactune® Clip-On Tuners

Instruments & Gear

Kawai CS11 Hybrid

Kawai America announces the arrival of two new models in its award-winning Classic Series Digital Piano line. The CS11 is Kawai’s newest Hybrid Digital Piano. The CS11 blurs the line between acoustic pianos and their digital counterparts, creating an instrument where outstanding digital performance merges with acoustic piano characteristics.

Read more: Kawai CS11 Hybrid Digital Piano

Instruments & Gear

GluBoost Glue Dry accelerator,the flagship product from the New Jersey-based company of the same name, features a unique formula created by scientists to aid in wood instrument build and repair.

Read more: GluBoost Glue Dry Accelerator

Instruments & Gear

Floyd RoseIntroducing the Floyd Rose pro headphone collection which combines superior sound, noise isolation, lightweight and comfortable hi-gloss lacquered finish ear-cups (both wired and Bluetooth), each model comes with a hi-gloss lacquered finish wood carrying case. 

Read more: Floyd Rose Headphones

Instruments & Gear

 Drum Workshop Collector’s Series Limited Edition “Rumours” Icon Snare
The latest Drum Workshop Collector’s Series Icon Snare honors legendary Fleetwood Mac drummer, Mick Fleetwood and his namesake band’s 1977 smash release, Rumours.  A Portion of the Proceeds Benefits the International Fund for Wildlife
 

Read more: The Limited Edition Mick Fleetwood “Rumours” Icon Snare is on Sale

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, announces the release of Play the Drums by London-based educator/performer Felipe Drago.

Read more: Play the Drums - A New Beginning Drumset Approach

Instruments & Gear

IMS Technologies is proud to introduce the latest additions to the Charactune family: our new skull, bulldog and cat clip-on instrument tuners.

Read more: IMS Technologies Charactune Tuners

Instruments & Gear

D'Addario's Evans Drumheads brand is proud to announce the release of Calftone, a premium drumhead line designed to mimic the sound, look, and feel of vintage calfskin.

Read more: D'Addario's Evans Brand Announces Calftone Drumheads, Part Of New Evans '56 Series

Instruments & Gear

After many months of delays and streamlining production Légère is proud to launch the first orchestral grade synthetic oboe reed.

Read more: Légère Launched Orchestral Grade Synthetic Oboe Reed

 


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Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
Educational Workshops - 5%
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