Conn-Selmer Inc., in conjunction with master flutemakers Laura and Bickford Brannen, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Avanti Fund Scholarship program for 2012. Two sets of scholarships will be provided by the Avanti Fund, which was created by the Brannens who, along with Conn-Selmer engineers and flutemakers, developed the Avanti Flute line.
The Conn-Selmer Division of Education increased their support and outreach through the National Association of Music Merchants, N.A.M.M. this year at the 2012 N.A.M.M. show in Anaheim, California.
Conn-Selmer and Vincent Bach are proud to announce a new case design that draws on the vintage styling of the builders early ‘20s era cases with modern features that represents the needs of today’s players.
Musser is proud to introduce a new 3 octave practice marimba designed for at home student use. The new 3PM marimba includes graduated paduk bars, a sturdy wood frame, an X-style portable stand, cover, one pair of mallets and a soon to be released online package of scales and beginner etudes. This marimba is designed to fit into dealer rental fleets with a MSRP of $1,995.
What do Devonshire, Somerset and Exeter have in common with William Lewis & Son stringed instruments? These English regions name the newest models offered by William Lewis & Son. William Lewis was a prodigy violinist, raised in Devonshire England, traveled to America in the 1850’s and sought to provide quality instruments for student musicians by founding the William Lewis music company. His mission is carried on today in the newest models that augment the existing William Lewis & Son string instrument collection.
Ludwig Drums is proud to announce that the new line of Atlas Drum Hardware received the coveted "Best in Show" award at the 2012 NAMM show in Anaheim, California.
The Ludwig legacy began on the foundation of innovative drum hardware. The original Atlas Series set the benchmark for all other drum and cymbal hardware that followed. Capturing the essence of innovation in modern hardware worthy of the Atlas name was no easy feat. Following four years of development, engineering, and testing, Ludwig was proud to launch the full line of Atlas Hardware at the 2012 NAMM show.
Conn-Selmer is proud to announce that the Jiggs pBone received the prestigious "Best in Show" award at the 2012 NAMM show in Anaheim, California.
The Jiggs pBone is a revolutionary new instrument that was developed in the United Kingdom primarily for general music classrooms to teach basic embouchure technique and pitch and intonation training.
The Conn-Selmer booth at NAMM was jam packed with top professionals who endorse and support many of Conn-Selmer’s legendary brands. Artist demonstrations occurred regularly throughout the show that included product performances, clinics, and autograph signings.
Conn-Selmer would like to congratulate Tom "Bones" Malone on his recent induction into the Mississippi Musician's Hall of Fame. Tom will join the list of 12 other individuals inducted in the Jazz Caption since its inception in 1995.
Canadian Brass Press Release
For Immediate Release
Conn-Selmer and ArkivMusic Partner with Canadian Brass
Elkhart, IN - Conn-Selmer, Inc. and ArkivMusic, subsidiaries of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc., announced today that they have entered into a partnership with the legendary brass quintet, Canadian Brass. The partnership will include collaboration on new recordings of the group's repertoire of brass standards and original arrangements as well as educational outreach worldwide.