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National Youth Folk Ensemble holding auditions for new members

National Youth Folk Ensemble holding auditions for new members

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The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has launched a nationwide search for young musicians to join the National Youth Folk Ensemble.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 5:11PM
Tracktion releases MOK Waverazor synth

Tracktion releases MOK Waverazor synth

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Tracktion has releases the MOK Waverazor – an ultra-futuristic virtual synth that splices waveforms into twisted and aggressive new sounds.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 2:33PM
Forte Music to distribute Premier's drum gear in Bulgaria

Forte Music to distribute Premier's drum gear in Bulgaria

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Premier Music International Limited has partnered with Forte Music to distribute its range of drumsets and accessories in Bulgaria.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:48AM
Lauren Aquilina joins ICMP teaching faculty

Lauren Aquilina joins ICMP teaching faculty

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has announced that songwriter and recording artist Lauren Aquilina, signed to Island Records, has joined its team as part of the visiting faculty.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:26AM

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Yanagisawa creates saxophones featuring 6,000-year-old Urushi lacquering technique

Yanagisawa creates saxophones featuring 6,000-year-old Urushi lacquering technique

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Yanagisawa has introduced four special saxophones, each featuring traditional floral engravings and decorations created using Japanese Urushi lacquering techniques dating ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 10:55AM
Tonetech becomes worldwide distributor for Sever Innovations

Tonetech becomes worldwide distributor for Sever Innovations

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Tonetech has become the global distributor for Sever Innovations’ range of TONE UP bass bridges.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 10:11AM
Sue Sturrock named President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Sue Sturrock named President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has announced the appointment of Sue Sturrock as its President 2017/18.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 4:30PM
Steinway & Sons unveils Modest Mussorgsky art case grand piano

Steinway & Sons unveils Modest Mussorgsky art case grand piano

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Steinway & Sons has unveiled one of its most ambitious art case grand pianos to date – the  "Pictures at ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 2:44PM

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Soar Valley Music to offer carriage-free trade orders throughout May

Soar Valley Music to offer carriage-free trade orders throughout May

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Traditional and world music wholesaler Soar Valley Music has announced the return of its carriage-free trade order offer.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 1:00PM
Orange launches Dual Discrete Op-Amp

Orange launches Dual Discrete Op-Amp

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Orange Amplification has launched the new Dual Discrete Op-Amp, which has been specifically designed for audio use.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 21st 2017 at 11:37AM
BRC responds to general election news: 'Political stability is crucial for the UK during Brexit negotiations'

BRC responds to general election news: 'Political stability is crucial for the UK during Brexit negotiations'

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Following the announcement by Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this week that a general election will be held in June, The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has given its view on ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 21st 2017 at 10:45AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Allan Holdsworth, Make Music Count, 2017 EMIDA winners

Top 10 stories of the week: Allan Holdsworth, Make Music Count, 2017 EMIDA winners

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was the sad new that guitar legend Allan Holdsworth has passed away.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 21st 2017 at 10:00AM

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Worcestershire school becomes first in the UK to use Skoove online piano learning platform

Worcestershire school becomes first in the UK to use Skoove online piano learning platform

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The Bishop Perowne Church of England College has become the first school in the UK to use the new online piano learning platform to assist music teaching.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 20th 2017 at 3:51PM
Arturia introduces 'black edition' KeyStep, BeatStep and BeatStep Pro

Arturia introduces 'black edition' KeyStep, BeatStep and BeatStep Pro

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Arturia has announced a new limited ‘black edition’ of its range of Step sequencer-controllers.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 20th 2017 at 3:04PM
WATCH: New Dream Cymbals TriHat series now available in the UK

WATCH: New Dream Cymbals TriHat series now available in the UK

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Canadian-based Dream Cymbals has introduced its successful ‘TriHat’ Hi-hats to the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 20th 2017 at 1:08PM