Instruments & Gear

Our passion was born long before we crafted our first uniform. We have years of experience as educators, performers, musicians, and fans. 

Read more: The Band Hall Uniforms

Instruments & Gear

The new External Sub Muffl Bass Drum System from Remo is a bass drum dampening accessory that features a free-floating external design.

Read more: Remo's External Sub Muffl Bass Drum System

Instruments & Gear

Pearl’s ICON Rack systems are being greatly expanded with a new selection of clamps and accessories.

Read more: Expanded Drum Racks from Pearl

Instruments & Gear

Marimba for Four by David Steinquest is a concise method for teaching 4-mallet technique.

Read more: Row-Loff’s New Book 'Marimba for Four'

Instruments & Gear

Eddie Daniels Signature Series Ligature was designed in collaboration with the renowned jazz icon Daniels himself.

Read more: RS Berkeley’s Eddie Daniels Signature Series Ligature

Instruments & Gear

Buffet Crampon USA and Verne Q. Powell flutes’ new Powell Sonaré PS-905 professional flute is hand-finished at the Powell factory in Maynard, Massachusetts.

Read more: Powell Sonaré PS-905 Professional Flute

Instruments & Gear

Remo has expanded their line of Colortone Drumheads to include Pink and Purple, featuring proprietary Skyndeep Imaging Technology for a stunning visual appeal with powerful projection, tone and durability.

Read more: Remo's New Colortone Drumhead Styles

Instruments & Gear

Pearl’s Primero Pro series of congas and bongos were designed with professional features at an affordable price, making them the perfect conga set for semi pro players and school programs.

Read more: New Finishes for Pearl Congas and Bongos

Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has announced the newest member to the Sound Innovations family, Sound Leadership, Leadership Training Curriculum for Music Students.

Read more: Alfred Music’s 'Sound Leadership, Leadership Training Curriculum for Music Students'

Instruments & Gear

Meredith Music’s The Pursuit of Perfection: Creative Strategies for Today’s Music Directors by Sally Wagner is a nuts-and-bolts collection of essential concepts for successful ensemble directors.

Read more: 'The Pursuit of Perfection: Creative Strategies for Today's Music Directors' from Meredith Music

Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO? Tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

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