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Q&A: Beth Marlis, VP of industry and community, Musicians' Institute

Q&A: Beth Marlis, VP of industry and community, Musicians' Institute

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Beth Marlis, vice president of industry and community relations/senior guitar faculty member at the Musicians’ Institute, tells the MI Report about her 28 years with the organisation and its extensive ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:30AM
Martin promotes Theresa Hoffman to international sales manager

Martin promotes Theresa Hoffman to international sales manager

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C. F. Martin & Co. has announced the promotion of Theresa Hoffman to international sales manager.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:04AM
Biggest Learn To Play Day to date

Biggest Learn To Play Day to date

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This year’s Learn To Play Day had its most successful year yet, with more venues taking part, and even more lessons given, than ever.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:40AM
OPINION: Andrew Higgins on the value of sheet music

OPINION: Andrew Higgins on the value of sheet music

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As with most specialist sectors, sheet music, for many years, existed on its own terms, remaining largely unaffected by general market trends. These days, however, it is facing the strain ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 9:51AM

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MIRC 2015: Casio to highlight product innovation at this year's show

MIRC 2015: Casio to highlight product innovation at this year's show

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Casio will be presenting its latest range of instruments at MIRC 2015, with a focus on product innovation.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 9:47AM
Music Sales Group acquires Carisch

Music Sales Group acquires Carisch

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The Music Sales Group has announced the acquisition of the printed music business, Carisch.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 9:13AM
Marshall unveils Class 5 Roulette

Marshall unveils Class 5 Roulette

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Marshall has launched the Design Store special edition Class 5 Roulette, exclusively to UK dealers.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 9:12AM
Musicroom to take part in Learn To Play Day

Musicroom to take part in Learn To Play Day

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Musicroom will be taking part in Learn To Play Day on Saturday 21st March, with a range of free music taster lessons.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:49PM

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MYSTERY SHOPPER: Colchester

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Colchester

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This month, our mystery man heads to Colchester to see what England’s oldest town has to offer on the MI front...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:42AM
RETAIL PROFILE: Blackwell's, Oxford

RETAIL PROFILE: Blackwell's, Oxford

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Oxford’s oldest music shop is still thriving and is a crucial part of the city’s musical heritage thanks to its strong support of academia and the local music scene. Ronnie ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:37AM
The new HK Audio Patchbay 6

The new HK Audio Patchbay 6

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HK Audio has unveiled the new successor to the Patchbay 2 and Patchbay 5, the Patchbay 6.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:04AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Hitting the top spot this week is the news of the conviction of an online retailer selling counterfeit Sennheiser products.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 20th 2015 at 9:50AM

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Ableton publishes its first book

Ableton publishes its first book

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Ableton has published its first book entitled, Making Music – 74 Creative Strategies for Electronic Musicians.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:14AM
INTERVIEW: Paul McManus, MIA chief executive

INTERVIEW: Paul McManus, MIA chief executive

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MIA chief executive Paul McManus has overseen several key initiatives since joining the trade body 12 years ago, expanding its charitable campaigns and helping bricks and mortar dealers maintain their ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:41AM
Learn to Play Day 2015: 2 days to go

Learn to Play Day 2015: 2 days to go

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We are now less than two days away from this year’s National Learn to Play Day, which takes place on Saturday, March 21st.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:25AM

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GHS unveils new bass strings

GHS unveils new bass strings

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GHS Strings has unveiled its new range of bass strings, the Round Core Bass Boomers and Crossovers.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:17AM
Sennheiser counterfeiter convicted by UK court

Sennheiser counterfeiter convicted by UK court

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An online trader caught selling counterfeit Sennheiser products has been convicted by a UK court.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:41AM
John Hornby Skewes wins Music Teacher Magazine Editor's Choice award

John Hornby Skewes wins Music Teacher Magazine Editor's Choice award

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John Hornby Skewes has been presented with the Music Teacher Magazine Editor’s Choice award for his contribution to the education sector.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:18AM
Kristi Bronico appointed as sales manager of Martin Strings

Kristi Bronico appointed as sales manager of Martin Strings

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C.F. Martin & Co. has announced the promotion of Kristi Bronico to sales manager of Martin Strings.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:02AM
VIDEO: The Human Sized Synthesizer

VIDEO: The Human Sized Synthesizer

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The Red Bull Music Academy has released a new video showing a giant synth in action dubbed The Human Sized Synthesizer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:43AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Tony Iommi to appear at Laney Booth

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Tony Iommi to appear at Laney Booth

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Laney Amplification has announced that Black Sabbath guitarist, Tony Iommi, will be appearing the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:22AM
Mike Emery set to leave JHS

Mike Emery set to leave JHS

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JHS Central Southern England area sales manager, Mike Emery, is leaving the company at the end of March 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:26PM

Graphic Designer - Music Week Magazine (London Based)

UK - London

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Graphic Designer to join Music Week, the trade magazine which has been at forefront of the music business for over 50 years.

Coast Music to distribute Martin Strings in Canada

Coast Music to distribute Martin Strings in Canada

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Martin & Co. has appointed Coast Music as its exclusive distributor of Martin Strings in Canada, beginning April 1st 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 17th 2015 at 11:14AM