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One week to go until Learn to Play Day 2015

One week to go until Learn to Play Day 2015

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This year’s National Learn to Play Day is just one week away, and is shaping up to be its biggest outing yet.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:28AM
Barnes & Mullin to re-launch website. Are you affected?

Barnes & Mullin to re-launch website. Are you affected?

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Barnes & Mullins has today (March 13th) revealed that it will be re-launching its web system on Monday, March 23rd.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:19AM
Check out the latest job vacancies in the MI industry

Check out the latest job vacancies in the MI industry

NEWS

Looking for a new job in the MI industry? Why not take a look at some of the latest vacancies on our MI Pro jobs page?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:56AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Topping this week’s chart, unsurprisingly, is the announcement that PMT is to open a new store in Newcastle.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:24AM

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Q&A: Jeff Cary, SVP marketing, Fender speciality brands

Q&A: Jeff Cary, SVP marketing, Fender speciality brands

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Jeff Cary, senior vice president, marketing, FMIC (Fender Musical Instruments Corporation) speciality brands (Gretsch, Jackson, Charvel and EVH), tells the MI Report about his 16 years with the company and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 12th 2015 at 8:21AM
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong to open new guitar shop

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong to open new guitar shop

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Green Day front man, Billie Joe Armstrong, is to open a new guitar shop named Broken Guitars, East Bay Express has reported.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 5:24PM
GuitarGuitar identified in '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain' list

GuitarGuitar identified in '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain' list

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GuitarGuitar has been recognised as one of the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 5:09PM
2015 Korg ARP Odyssey makes UK debut with Radiophonic Workshop

2015 Korg ARP Odyssey makes UK debut with Radiophonic Workshop

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Over 200 industry figures turned out for the UK premiere of the 2015 Korg ARP Odyssey last week, which featured an exclusive performance from the Radiophonic Workshop.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 5:00PM

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Regional Sales Manager - South

UK - South

RCF SpA are looking for a regional sales manager for the Southern area of the UK.

Yamaha Music London - Piano Retail Manager

UK - London

An exceptional opportunity exists for a motivated and professional individual to join our prestigious Piano department within Yamaha’s flagship store on Wardour Street, in London’s vibrant Soho district.

MIRC 2015: Kerching Retail's Corin Birchall joins speaker line-up

MIRC 2015: Kerching Retail's Corin Birchall joins speaker line-up

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Kerching Retail managing director, Corin Birchall, has been added to the MIRC 2015 speaker line-up.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:18AM
Wharfedale Pro appoints Rob Kerr as new pro audio sales manager

Wharfedale Pro appoints Rob Kerr as new pro audio sales manager

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Wharfedale Pro has named Rob Kerr as its new pro audio sales manager.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 4:02PM

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VIDEO: Win a record deal with Focusrite

VIDEO: Win a record deal with Focusrite

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Focusrite has teamed up with Caroline Records of Universal Music Group to offer budding artists the chance to win a record deal as part of a new competition.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 3:59PM

Showroom Manager, York

UK - North

Gear4music are one of the largest and fastest growing UK retailers of musical instruments and music equipment.

Chris Fearn joins Adam Hall as new key account manager

Chris Fearn joins Adam Hall as new key account manager

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Adam Hall has announced Chris Fearn as its new key account manager for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 2:41PM
C.F. Martin receives new patent for guitar neck joint router system

C.F. Martin receives new patent for guitar neck joint router system

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C.F. Marin & Co. has announced that it has received a new patent for its guitar neck joint router system.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 10th 2015 at 10:54AM

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Sheehan's Music confirms Learn to Play Day workshop

Sheehan's Music confirms Learn to Play Day workshop

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Percussionist, Julie Wright, has teamed up with Sheehan’s Music to deliver a free workshop as part of this year’s National Learn to Play Day.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 10:27AM
New Citronic microphone

New Citronic microphone

NEW GEAR

Citronic has released its new professional USB condenser microphone.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 10th 2015 at 10:03AM
New website for Ivor Mairants Musicentre

New website for Ivor Mairants Musicentre

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Ivor Mairants Musicentre, one of the West End’s longest serving guitar shops, has unveiled a brand new multiplatform website designed for use on mobile, tablet and PC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 9:33AM
Orange announces new sales team appointments

Orange announces new sales team appointments

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Orange Amplification has promoted James Deacon to European sales manager and named Marcus Mills as its UK sales executive.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 9th 2015 at 12:03PM
Hamstead Soundworks repair and servicing department

Hamstead Soundworks repair and servicing department

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Hamstead Soundworks has announced the launch of its new amplifier and servicing department.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 9th 2015 at 11:29AM
Red Dog Music recognised with Chamber of Commerce Business Award

Red Dog Music recognised with Chamber of Commerce Business Award

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Edinburgh-based independent retailer Red Dog Music recently picked up the award for Best Performing Business (11-50 employees) by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 9th 2015 at 11:00AM
Music Education Expo Q&A sessions

Music Education Expo Q&A sessions

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The Music Education Expo will host a Q&A session with schools minister, Nick Gibb MP, and shadow schools minister, Kevin Brennan MP, on Thursday 12th March.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 9th 2015 at 10:44AM
Cheltenham Piano Centre set to close

Cheltenham Piano Centre set to close

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The Cheltenham Piano Centre, also known as Musical Instruments Cheltenham, is set to close on Saturday 28th March 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 9th 2015 at 9:42AM
UPDATE: PMT Newcastle - Simon Gilson tells us about the new store

UPDATE: PMT Newcastle - Simon Gilson tells us about the new store

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PMT has revealed that it is set to open a new store in Newcastle's Dean Street, having taken over the premises previously owned by Sounds Live.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 9th 2015 at 8:31AM