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Tanglewood unveils new Sundance Performance Pro series

Tanglewood unveils new Sundance Performance Pro series

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Tanglewood has introduced its new Sundance Performance Pro series – designed by Swedish master luthier Michael Sanden.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 17th 2017 at 4:12PM
New Kingsbury performance academy to offer unique tailored courses

New Kingsbury performance academy to offer unique tailored courses

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Revival Live UK is launching a new vocal and performance academy in Kingsbury on March 18th.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 17th 2017 at 3:26PM
Maroon 5's James Valentine joins Martin Guitar to raise awareness of forest sustainability

Maroon 5's James Valentine joins Martin Guitar to raise awareness of forest sustainability

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Martin Guitar has launched the second phase of its activation for the Rainforest Alliance #FollowTheFrog campaign to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable wood sourcing.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 17th 2017 at 2:46PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Amazon Go's threat to retail, John Mayer chooses Tokai, Kittie's Trish Doan passes away

Top 10 stories of the week: Amazon Go's threat to retail, John Mayer chooses Tokai, Kittie's Trish Doan passes away

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was MapsPeople’s opinion piece about how Amazon’s new physical stores could shake up the retail industry for everyone, including MI dealers.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 17th 2017 at 10:54AM

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Piano Day London 2017

Piano Day London 2017

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Mar 29th 2017

Location: London

The global, annual Piano Day festival, founded by Nils Frahm, returns for its third edition in 2017.

Herman Li, Nico Schliemann and more complete Musikmesse's Guitar Camp line-up

Herman Li, Nico Schliemann and more complete Musikmesse's Guitar Camp line-up

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Musikmesse 2017’s Guitar Camp line-up has been completed with the addition of Herman Li, Nico Schliemann, Magnus Karlsson an Marco Wriedt.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 4:36PM
Global electronic MI market to grow in next 5 years thanks to music education and live gigs

Global electronic MI market to grow in next 5 years thanks to music education and live gigs

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The global demand for electronic musical instruments will grow over the next five years, according to a new report from Market Reports Center.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 3:41PM
L.A. Witch asks UK musicians to lend their gear after tour van gets broken into at Bristol gig

L.A. Witch asks UK musicians to lend their gear after tour van gets broken into at Bristol gig

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Los Angeles-based band L.A. Witch had their tour van broken into after a show in Bristol, England this week.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 12:07PM

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The Music Alliance revamps its UK dealer website

The Music Alliance revamps its UK dealer website

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Dutch music distribution giant The Music Alliance has revamped its UK dealer website.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 11:25AM
Top tips for dealing with performance anxiety

Top tips for dealing with performance anxiety

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Performance anxiety, or stage fright, can affect a seasoned professional just as much as an inexperienced musician new to the game.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 10:30AM
Yamaha PMD House of Worship Expo

Yamaha PMD House of Worship Expo

EVENTS
Feb 18th 2017

Location: London

Yamaha’s Professional Music Division is joining forces with Ruach City Church to present a unique musical event.

Impact Soundworks launches Straight Ahead! Jazz Horns

Impact Soundworks launches Straight Ahead! Jazz Horns

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Impact Soundworks is proud to announce availability of Straight Ahead! Jazz Horns – a newly revised virtual instrument library created ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 3:15PM

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WATCH: Musician creates synthesizer/violin hybrid called the Modulin

WATCH: Musician creates synthesizer/violin hybrid called the Modulin

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Martin Molin from Swedish band Wintergatan has unveiled a new DIY musical instrument called the Modulin.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 12:44PM
Trish Doan: Kittie bassist dies aged 31

Trish Doan: Kittie bassist dies aged 31

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Trish Doan, the bassist for Canadian metal band Kittie has died at the age of 31.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 12:11PM
Amazon Go could mark the start of a major disruption for physical retail stores

Amazon Go could mark the start of a major disruption for physical retail stores

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Is the MI retail industry ready for another disruption? MapsPeople’s Jonas Bersten looks at how the future of retail could be about to change thanks to Amazon’s new Go stores... ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 11:27AM