The effects of the current economic crisis have had dramatic repercussions within all levels of the education community, leaving many music teachers extremely concerned about the survival of their programs and their jobs. According to an article in The New York Times, March 21 edition, part of the national economic stimulus package that is slated [...]
To optimize the playing experience and improve the sound, Yamaha now offers Cryogenic Resonance Restoration, a proprietary method of deep-freezing brass and metal woodwind instruments that reduces residual strain in the metal.
The US-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC) recently announced its 2012 winners.
Beloved founder of the highly influential Midwestern band instrument shop Quinlan & Fabish, George Quinlan, Sr. passed away this week at the age of 90.
Andris Nelsons has been appointed the 15th Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since its founding in 1881.
Entrepreneurs and music industry icons Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre (Andre Young), already known as forward-thinking visionaries in music and business, are giving $70 million to USC to create a unique undergraduate experience.
Timeless Communications Corp. (TCC) – a Nevada corporation – announced today the acquisition of the assets of Symphony Publishing, based in Needham, Mass., publishers of Musical Merchandise Review (MMR), School Band & Orchestra (SBO), JAZZed, and Choral Director publications.
On May 11, 2013, the Rhythm! Discovery Center will present interactive drumming programs and offers free admission for all attendees in celebration of the grand opening of the Center’s new exhibit, Drums From the Circle City: The Leedy Drum Company from 1895-1930.
As the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce in California celebrated its 90th anniversary this past month, the group honored the Museum of Making Music as one of two “Medium Business of the Decade” recipients.
High School theater and music teacher Everett Jeremy Rodriguez recently earned his school $10,000 through the Great American Teach-Off.
A group of Texas students celebrated this year’s Earth day by building instruments out of recycled materials.
by Bob Morrison I know all of the readers of SBO join me in extending our thoughts and prayers for everyone who has been affected in some way by this disaster. During times of national crisis, sometimes thoughts and prayers are not enough, however. Many people I have spoken with have expressed a sense of [...]