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In pictures: MI Expo 2016

In pictures: MI Expo 2016

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The MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, opened its doors to UK dealers on Wednesday July 13th.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 14th 2016 at 3:52PM
NCO Summer Concerts kick off on July 30th

NCO Summer Concerts kick off on July 30th

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Following the National Children’s Orchestras’ (NCO) weeklong celebration on Classic FM, the charity has now announced its upcoming summer concerts in Preston, Leeds and Birmingham.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 14th 2016 at 1:27PM
MI Expo: 5 things we learnt from the show

MI Expo: 5 things we learnt from the show

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The MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, opened its doors to the UK’s MI dealers on July 13th. But what advice retailers took away from the show?

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 14th 2016 at 11:23AM
UK drum teachers gather for Steve White's Yamaha drum seminars

UK drum teachers gather for Steve White's Yamaha drum seminars

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Drum teachers from throughout the UK have gathered for Steve White’s ‘Advanced Drum Teacher Seminar Tour’ in association with Yamaha Drums.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:31AM

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Music Futures Festival 2016

Music Futures Festival 2016

EVENTS
Sep 26th 2016 - Sep 29th 2016

Location: London

Asia House and Talent Unlimited’s Music Futures Festival returns on Monday 26th September.

MI Expo: The only UK musical instrument trade show is now open!

MI Expo: The only UK musical instrument trade show is now open!

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The doors of MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, are new open.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 13th 2016 at 9:30AM
New SC7 and SC8 passive single coil pickups unveiled by Lace

New SC7 and SC8 passive single coil pickups unveiled by Lace

NEW GEAR

The new SC7 and SC8 single could pickups are designed specifically for 7 and 8 string extended-range guitars.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 13th 2016 at 1:13AM
Loop 2016

Loop 2016

EVENTS
Nov 4th 2016 - Nov 6th 2016

Location: Berlin

Loop is a three-day event consisting of discussions, performances, presentations, studio sessions and interactive workshops.

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Try out Ohmfects' effects pedals at MI Expo

Try out Ohmfects' effects pedals at MI Expo

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Boutique Portuguese business Ohmfects will be demonstrating its range of effects pedals, pedalboards, cabinets and music accessories at MI Expo.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 12th 2016 at 4:42PM
Peavey 6505 Piranha micro head lands in UK

Peavey 6505 Piranha micro head lands in UK

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Peavey UK’s new 6505 Piranha micro head guitar amp lands in the UK and will be showcased at tomorrow’s MI ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 12th 2016 at 12:46PM
MI Expo: One day to go! Here are 19 reasons why YOU need to be there

MI Expo: One day to go! Here are 19 reasons why YOU need to be there

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The MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, takes place tomorrow (Wednesday 13th July). If you haven't signed up to attend the only MI trade show in the UK, here's why ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 12th 2016 at 11:00AM
Anatomy of an Instrument: The Hang

Anatomy of an Instrument: The Hang

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Here’s everything you could possibly need to know about the Hang, and the range of handpans that have spawned from this UFO-like percussive instrument.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 12th 2016 at 10:50AM

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Casio announces 5-year piano warranty ahead of MI Expo

Casio announces 5-year piano warranty ahead of MI Expo

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Casio has announced a new five-year product warranty exclusive to the Grand Hybrid range of pianos ahead of MI Expo, which takes place tomorrow (Wednesday 13th July).

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 12th 2016 at 9:48AM
WATCH: Orchestra breaks world record with 7,548 musicians

WATCH: Orchestra breaks world record with 7,548 musicians

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An orchestra in Germany has broken the world record for the largest-ever musical ensemble.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 11th 2016 at 3:27PM
Sakae Drums extends artist roster into Republic of Ireland with Davie Ryan

Sakae Drums extends artist roster into Republic of Ireland with Davie Ryan

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Sakae Drums has continued to extend its family of artists worldwide with the addition of Davie Ryan.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 11th 2016 at 1:18PM
Get hands-on with the Active Music Joystick at MI Expo

Get hands-on with the Active Music Joystick at MI Expo

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Active Music Joystick will be at the show demonstrating its digital instrument innovations.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 11th 2016 at 11:19AM

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New piano, trumpet and trombone syllabuses from ABRSM

New piano, trumpet and trombone syllabuses from ABRSM

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The Royal Schools of Music’s exam board (ABRSM) has launched new syllabuses for piano, trumpet and trombone exams in 2017 and 2018.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 11th 2016 at 10:27AM
London Bass Guitar Show 2017

London Bass Guitar Show 2017

EVENTS
Mar 4th 2017 - Mar 5th 2017

Location: London

The London Bass Guitar Show will be returning to Olympia on March 4th.

Velta to offer advice on post-EU referendum export markets at MI Expo

Velta to offer advice on post-EU referendum export markets at MI Expo

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Velta has revealed that it will be focusing on helping those interested in exploring export markets at this year’s MI Expo.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 10th 2016 at 3:54PM
Spitfire launches sample of recently restored 19th Century pipe organ

Spitfire launches sample of recently restored 19th Century pipe organ

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Spitfire Audio has announced the availability of Union Chapel Organ – a new sample of the recently restored 19th Century ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 10th 2016 at 1:41PM
Barnes and Mullins launches new Admira Guitars website for UK customers

Barnes and Mullins launches new Admira Guitars website for UK customers

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A new UK website for Admira Guitars has been unveiled by Barnes and Mullins, encouraging musicians to “discover a new voice”.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 10th 2016 at 12:30PM
Find out about the AMSonline education portal at MI Expo

Find out about the AMSonline education portal at MI Expo

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The Academy of Music and Sound (AMS) will be showcasing its brand new online music education portal at this year’s show.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:03AM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

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Once again, news about how Brexit is affecting the MI industry has topped this week’s most popular stories rundown. But you may be surprised to read that it’s actually a ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 8th 2016 at 9:49AM
The London Drum Show 2016

The London Drum Show 2016

EVENTS
Nov 12th 2016 - Nov 13th 2016

Location: London

The show will span across two days at Olympia London.

Active Music Distribution to launch special Ludwig Summer Promotion at MI Expo

Active Music Distribution to launch special Ludwig Summer Promotion at MI Expo

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MI Expo exhibitor Active Music Distribution will be showcasing its best-selling Ludwig Breakbeats kits at the show, as well as launching its special Ludwig Summer Promotion.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 7th 2016 at 3:50PM