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  • 2012 Midwest Clinic a Success

    Josh Harris | December 28, 2012The 66th Annual Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago wrapped up last week…The 66th Annual Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago wrapped up last week, featuring an array of exciting performances by ensembles from around the world, along with a full schedule of clinics on a wide range of topics pertaining to music education […] Read More...
  • LudwigMasters to Distribute Lake State Publications

    Josh Harris | December 13, 2012Noted music publisher LudwigMasters recently announced that it will now distribute Lake State Publications. Noted music publisher LudwigMasters recently announced that it will now distribute Lake State Publications. All Lake State Publications pieces can now be ordered through LudwigMasters Publications. www.ludwigmasters.com Read More...
  • Eastman School Professor Higgs Awarded for Excellence

    Josh Harris | December 13, 2012The Eastman School of Music professor and Brighton, N.Y. resident David Higgs was recently awarded is awarded St. Malachy’s – The Actors’ Chapel’s Paul Creston Award for his contributions to the organ music community. The Eastman School of Music professor and Brighton, N.Y. resident David Higgs was recently awarded is awarded St. Malachy’s – The […] Read More...
  • NAMM Foundation President’s Award Recipients to Attend 2013 Show

    Josh Harris | December 13, 2012A record 51 college students pursuing careers in the music products industry are making plans to attend the 2013 NAMM Show having received the NAMM Foundation’s President’s Innovation award. A record 51 college students pursuing careers in the music products industry are making plans to attend the 2013 NAMM Show having received the NAMM Foundation’s […] Read More...
  • Landfill Harmonic Orchestra

    Josh Harris | December 13, 2012A video began making the rounds last week featuring a group called The Recycled Orchestra in Paraguay. A video began making the rounds last week featuring a group called The Recycled Orchestra in Paraguay. The group provides at-risk youth with opportunities to play music by sourcing instrument materials from the land beneath their feet, which […] Read More...
  • New iPad App ‘The Orchestra’ Drops Users Into the Middle of the Philharmonia

    Josh Harris | December 13, 2012Software developer Touchpress recently unveiled the new comprehensive iPad app The Orchestra, which combines in-depth video, audio, musical scores, and performances from the London-based Philarmonia Orchestra for an immersive and eye-opening experience. Software developer Touchpress recently unveiled the new comprehensive iPad app The Orchestra, which combines in-depth video, audio, musical scores, and performances from the […] Read More...
  • Ravi Shankar Dies at 92

    Josh Harris | December 13, 2012Influential Indian sitar musician Ravi Shankar died this week at the age of 92. Shankar came to prominence in the West after he collaborated with the Beatles on hits like “Norwegian Wood” and “Within You, Without You.” George Harrison referred to him as “The Godfather of World Music.”  Shankar’s career spanned nearly 80 years, performing […] Read More...
  • Atlanta Music Project Donations Program Grows

    Josh Harris | November 29, 2012A program for training and providing inner-city Atlanta students with quality instruments has seen its enrollment increase nearly four times over in the two years since its founding.A program for training and providing inner-city Atlanta students with quality instruments has seen its enrollment increase nearly four times over in the two years since its founding. […] Read More...
  • BOA Bands, Fans Raise Over $11K For Sandy Relief

    Josh Harris | November 29, 2012Participants and spectators at Music for All’s Bands of America Grand National Championships donated more than $11,000 during the November 8-10 event at Lucas Oil Stadium. Participants and spectators at Music for All’s Bands of America Grand National Championships donated more than $11,000 during the November 8-10 event at Lucas Oil Stadium. Music for All […] Read More...
  • BSO Launches OrchLab

    Josh Harris | November 29, 2012The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in partnership with the Montgomery County Public Schools has announced OrchLab, a music-in-schools program for elementary, middle and high school students in Maryland’s Montgomery County.The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in partnership with the Montgomery County Public Schools has announced OrchLab, a music-in-schools program for elementary, middle and high school students […] Read More...
  • Join SBO at NAMM ’13!

    Josh Harris | November 29, 2012SBO magazine is seeking volunteers for the fourth annual Best Tools for Schools presentation at the NAMM Show in Anaheim California, January 25-27, 2013.SBO magazine is seeking volunteers for the fourth annual Best Tools for Schools presentation at the NAMM Show in Anaheim California, January 25-27, 2013. Educators attending the show are encouraged to pick […] Read More...
  • Percussive Arts Society Wraps Up 2012 Convention

    Josh Harris | November 29, 2012The Percussive Arts Society recently brought the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) to Texas for a four-day celebration of everything percussion and drums.The Percussive Arts Society recently brought the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) to Texas for a four-day celebration of everything percussion and drums. Over 6,000 drummers and percussionists descended upon Austin, […] Read More...
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