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Rising artists star in "Fender Next" program (Pictured: L.A.-based rockers Badflower)
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A one-of-a-kind showroom called "The Vault" has opened at the Steinway factory in New York.

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Steinway Dealers Meet In Washington D.C., Tour White House

An expanded lineup of Spirio reproducing pianos backed by a teacher outreach program, online prospect creation, and improved retail merchandising helped retailers meet aggressive sales targets.

North and South American Steinway & Sons dealers traveled to Washington D.C. on March 7-8 for an annual dealer meeting...

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Q4 Import Tracker

Imports of music and audio products declined 3.3% from the year-earlier period, but acoustic guitars bucked the trend.

See the new report for complete import numbers by price point and country of origin for guitars, pianos, school music products, percussion, electronic keyboards, pro audio, and accessories.

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König & Meyer Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Advanced technology keeps German stands & accessories maker at the forefront.

For 70 years, the K&M brand has stood for high-quality music stands, hardware, and accessories. From classic to pop, from the smallest rehearsal room to the largest stage, König & Meyer...

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Strong School Music Sector Faces New Challenges

At NASMD, “recruitment and retention” takes on double meaning in current school band and orchestra market

Blue water and white beaches provided an inviting backdrop to the recent meeting of the National Association of School Music Dealers. Held April 11-14 at the Margaritaville Resort in Hollywood, Florida, the annual get-together...

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Top U.S. Bechstein Dealers Attend 165th Anniversary Gala


Top C. Bechstein and W. Hoffmann dealers from the U.S. recently visited the C. Bechstein factory in Seiffennersdorf, Germany to participate in the famed piano maker’s 165th Anniversary. The event attracted more than 600 people from all over the globe. The gala event culminated with...

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Strong School Music Sector Faces New Challenges

At NASMD, “recruitment and retention” takes on double meaning in current school band and orchestra market

Blue water and white beaches provided an inviting backdrop to the recent meeting of the National Association of School Music Dealers. Held April 11-14 at the Margaritaville Resort in Hollywood, Florida, the annual get-together...

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FEATURED DATA REPORTS
                        

Top 100 Suppliers Report: 2019 Edition

The 100 leading North American music companies ranked by full-year revenues. Also included: employee count and chief executive for each ranked company, plus complete analysis. Excel version includes company contact information and ten years of data.

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Music Industry Census Report: 2019 Edition

Comprehensive U.S. data on 55 product categories across the music products industry. Find ten years of figures showing sales by unit volume, wholesale and retail value, average unit price, and year-to-year trends, plus complete analysis.

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MORE THIS MONTH

Rising Artists Star In 'Fender Next' Program

New campaign highlights diverse musicians and playing styles on four continents.

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation is launching a new annual global artist marketing program, Fender Next, geared toward elevating artists who represent the new face of guitar.

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Steinway’s Starring Role In Oscar Winner Green Book

How the piano maker & a local dealer contributed to the piano-centric Best Picture.

The real Dr. Don Shirley, classical pianist and subject of the movie Green Book, would only perform on a Steinway grand. For historical accuracy’s sake, that meant the filmmakers needed...

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'Camp' Fire Survivor Wins Custom Breedlove Guitar

“Sometimes the right person wins,” says owner Tom Bedell.

Last November, Marianne, a 67-year-old California grandmother, lost her guitars in the devastating “Camp Fire” that destroyed communities in Northern California. A month later...

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Fox Music Opens New Showroom & Celebrates 90th Year

Month of festivities for South Carolina retailer.

Fox Music has opened an expansive 22,000-square-foot piano showroom as the fourth-generation family retailer marks its 90th year. With space to accommodate...

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