Instruments & Gear

Conn-Selmer and Vincent Bach have introduced the new 190S43W2 “Centennial” commemorative Bb trumpet model.

Read more: 'Centennial' Commemorative Bb Trumpet from Conn-Selmer

Instruments & Gear

The #1090 Trente LED Lamp is Manhasset Stands' newest model LED lamp for use on music stands.

Read more: The #1090 Trente LED Lamp from Manhasset Stands

Instruments & Gear

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack features 12 tracks from the soundtrack, including "Ahch-To Island," "The Battle of Crait," "Canto Bight," "Fun with Finn and Rose," "The Last Jedi," "Main Title and Escape," "Old Friends," "Peace and Purpose," "The Rebellion Is Reborn," "The Sacred Jedi Texts," "The Spark," and "The Supremacy."

Read more: Hal Leonard's 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack'

Instruments & Gear

Levy’s Leathers has introduced the Paige guitar strap, available in black, purple, and indigo, all inspired by the beautiful and intricate art of East Indian Henna designs.

Read more: New Guitar Straps from Levy's Leathers

Instruments & Gear

These two new models from Hohner offer individual adjustment of slide spring tension, while the revolutionary construction of the new SilentSlide is exceptionally airtight and almost completely silent in operation.

Read more: Hohner Super 64 and Super 64x Harmonicas

Instruments & Gear

The new Coated Metal Snap Hook for straps from BG Franck Bichon has a unique soft and durable coating to protect saxophones from scratches. This feature also helps to avoid unwanted noises during recording and performing.

Instruments & Gear

School orchestras can entertain audiences with new arrangements from Hal Leonard of several of the biggest hits of 2017, such as “Shape of You,” the chart-topping blockbuster single from Ed Sheeran, “HandClap,” the infectious pop hit by Fitz and the Tantrums, and highlights from the Disney blockbuster Moana.

Read more: Hal Leonard's 'Popular Hits for Orchestra'

Instruments & Gear

The new Flame Maple series from Lanikai features a satin Flame maple top, back and sides with rich bloodwood rosette, and binding on the fingerboard and body.

Read more: Flame Maple Series Ukuleles from Lanikai

Instruments & Gear

The new unfiled reeds from MARCA Reeds offer more choice and flexibility for people who love their jazz cut but prefer unfiled reeds over filed.

Read more: Unfiled Reeds from MARCA Reeds

Instruments & Gear

Optima is introducing three new strings in 2018: VintageFlex for acoustic guitar, Violin “Tricolore” and the 24K Goldbrokat Premium e” for violin.

Read more: New Strings from Optima

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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