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Casio to host Laura Mvula Facebook live session

Casio to host Laura Mvula Facebook live session

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Casio will be hosting a Facebook live session with Laura Mvula at 2pm today (July 5th) as part of its ‘Action in Music’ initiative.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 5th 2017 at 11:06AM
Michael Clapham joins Source Distribution as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands

Michael Clapham joins Source Distribution as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands

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Source Distribution has announced that Michael Clapham has been recruited to support and grow the firm’s key accounts in the Midlands.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 5th 2017 at 10:35AM
John Blackwell: Drumming legend dies aged 43

John Blackwell: Drumming legend dies aged 43

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John Blackwell Jr, the influential drummer known for working with big name acts such as Prince, Pattie LaBelle, P Diddy, Justin Timberlake and more, has sadly passed away at the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 7:33PM
OPINION: Are working class acts being drowned out at Glastonbury?

OPINION: Are working class acts being drowned out at Glastonbury?

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In her latest column for MI Pro, radio presenter and DJ Rowena Lewis chats about Glastonbury, Jeremy Corbyn's appearance, and why the festival’s line-up isn’t quite as diverse as you ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 5:00PM

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Adam Hall Group launches competition to win Rolling Stones tickets

Adam Hall Group launches competition to win Rolling Stones tickets

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The Adam Hall Group has launched a new Facebook competition offering up tickets to The Rolling Stones’ 2017 European tour.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 3:49PM
Wolfgang Weyand heads up Musikmesse Business Relations and Entertainment department

Wolfgang Weyand heads up Musikmesse Business Relations and Entertainment department

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Messe Frankfurt has announced the appointment of Wolfgang Weyand, who will reinforce the Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound team and take the helm of the Business Relations & Entertainment department. ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 2:04PM
OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

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The likes of ISM have been campaigning heavily to protect creative subjects in schools, but is the wider musical instrument industry doing enough to support the continuation of music lessons?

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 11:58AM
Barnes & Mullins upgrades trade website with individual brand dealership prices

Barnes & Mullins upgrades trade website with individual brand dealership prices

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MI distributor Barnes & Mullins has announced significant upgrades to its trade website.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 10:34AM

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Bluesound becomes exclusive Hungarian distributor for JoeCo

Bluesound becomes exclusive Hungarian distributor for JoeCo

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JoeCo has named Bluesound as its new exclusive distributor in Hungary.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 3rd 2017 at 3:08PM
Why it's harder to learn an instrument the older you get

Why it's harder to learn an instrument the older you get

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Scientists have discovered why older people find learning an instrument more difficult, and how a new process could potentially make it easier.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 3rd 2017 at 11:13AM
Iain Young joins Tanglewood's field sales team

Iain Young joins Tanglewood's field sales team

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Tanglewood Guitars has announced the appointment of Iain Young to its field sales team with responsibilities for key retail partners in the Midlands and West of England.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 3rd 2017 at 10:06AM
Guitar Village and Ivor Mairants become first two dealers to stock Fibonacci Guitars

Guitar Village and Ivor Mairants become first two dealers to stock Fibonacci Guitars

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Fibonacci Guitars has revealed that Surrey’s Guitar Village and London’s Ivor Mairants are the first two dealers in the world to stock its range of guitars.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 2nd 2017 at 3:05PM

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Stentor takes over as distributor for Jupiter and XO in UK and ROI

Stentor takes over as distributor for Jupiter and XO in UK and ROI

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Stentor Music will now distribute brass and woodwind instrument brands Jupiter and XO in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 2nd 2017 at 1:27PM
Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

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A school in Essex has decided to remove weekly music lessons for pupils aged between 11 and 13 due to budget cuts.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 30th 2017 at 11:20AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Ed Sheeran charity donation, How Brexit has affected online retail, Holographic piano teacher

Top 10 stories of the week: Ed Sheeran charity donation, How Brexit has affected online retail, Holographic piano teacher

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This week, the biggest story on MI Pro has been the news that Ed Sheeran will donate all royalties made from his new Martin Guitar ‘Divide’ signature model to Teenage ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 30th 2017 at 10:19AM