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Instruments & Gear

The new Spit Sponge pad dryers from Key Leaves remove the moisture left on pads and tone holes that swabs miss - extending pad life and keeping instruments clean.

Read more: Key Leaves' Spit Sponge Pad Dryers

Instruments & Gear

The Ultimate from RS Berkeley is a reed-friendly tool that allows you to sculpt and balance your reeds for maximum vibration and performance.

Read more: The Ultimate Reed Sculpting Tool from RS Berkeley

Instruments & Gear

Hunter’s HOB6449WJG Oboe is designed for professional oboists.

Read more: The HOB6449WJG Oboe from Hunter Musical Instruments

Instruments & Gear

The UKS100B Uke Stand features a folding yoke, an Auto Grip System, and a lightweight design.

Read more: Ukulele Stands from Hercules

Instruments & Gear

The TP614 Professional Silver Plated Trumpet from RS Berkeley is a B♭ trumpet with double bracing, two water keys, and Monel valves.

Read more: TP614 Professional Silver Plated Trumpet from RS Berkeley

Instruments & Gear

Vandoren’s new Profile mouthpiece for classical saxophone is currently available in a single facing for soprano (SP3) and alto saxophone (AP3).

Read more: Vandoren’s Profile Mouthpieces

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Alfred Music now offers new choral arrangements of “The Never Ending Story,” as featured in this season’s finale of “Stranger Things.”

Read more: New Releases from Alfred Music

Instruments & Gear

TRX has announced an expansion and upgrade to its exclusive special edition line: the Special Edition KX Thunder and AX Lightning Crash cymbals.

Read more: New from TRX Cymbals

Instruments & Gear

This mini version of the Z60 Dent Machine is more compact for easy storage, maneuverability and transportability. When needed, just pull it off the wall and attach it to your L41 Vise for quick and easy access.

Read more: Z60M MINI-Z Vise Mounted Dent Machine

Instruments & Gear

KORG has collaborated with the makers of the popular anime series "Pokémon," releasing limited-edition models of select characters for the Pitchclip 2 clip-on tuner and the MA-2 metronome.

Read more: Pokémon-Themed Accessories from KORG

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.

Click here to nominate a director 

On the Road

Do you have a story to tell about taking your school music groups on the road? SBO wants to hear about it!

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