Instruments & Gear

Promark ActiveGrip is a heat activated grip coating that becomes tackier as a player’s hands sweat and their body temperature rises.

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Instruments & Gear

This newest Phaeton trumpet model entry comes complete with our patented “Triple Play” adjustable weighted mouthpiece receiver which replaces all existing mouthpiece add-on weights currently on the market.

Read more: Phaeton PHT-2060 Trumpet

Instruments & Gear

Colorful Ukulele Strings for the earlier age. Aquila’s unique colored string sets are available for educational purposes only. Each pack contains 20 strings.

Read more: Aquila Kids Educational Ukulele Strings

Instruments & Gear

Fill n’ Finish, one of the GluBoost family of products, is a resilient and flexible wood finishing product: the ideal, carcinogen- free finish for builds, repairs, and restorations. The product is formulated to fill pores, vanquish dings and dents, and resist environmental conditions. Fill n’ Finish works on all finishes including nitro and poly. It offers wood instruments owners a dependable solution for taking care of breaks and cracks.

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Instruments & Gear

Vandoren is proud to release the next evolution of the V16 mouthpiece – the S+ chamber for alto saxophone. 

Read more: Vandoren Introduces New Jazz Alto Mouthpiece

Instruments & Gear

SABIAN is proud to announce a continued commitment to old-world cymbal excellence with the relaunch of Crescent Cymbals – a series of traditionally-crafted instruments that are thin, dark, complex and always musical.

Read more: Sabian Revives Crescent Cymbals with “Hand Select” Dealers

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

 


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Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
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