Gator Releases Instrument Face Masks, Bell Covers for School Band and Music Programs

In its commitment to help school band and music programs continue while adhering to health and safety standards, Gator is now offering instrument and face cover solutions that follow recommendations from the NFHS (National Federation of State High Schools) study. Gator’s product designs incorporated the study findings and insights. Gator’s new double-layered wind instrument face […]

Music Publisher Releases Inaugural Jazz Ensemble Music for Educators and Students

Excelcia Music Publishing recently launched its first Jazz Ensemble music release with 15 new and inspiring tunes from well-known composers as well as talented newcomers. Recognizing these unusual times, the release comes with the publisher’s state-of-the art digital catalog which provides unprecedented assistance to educators to listen, plan and select new jazz ensemble music, including features […]

John Lennon Songwriting Contest Launches “Power to the People” With Weekly Giveaways

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest announces Power to the People, a weekly opportunity  for songwriters to win home studio gear and instruments in these trying times, and qualify for entry in the annual contest with over $300,000 in cash awards and prizes, and the $20,000 Song of the Year. Songwriters can enter each week by Sunday at 11:59 […]

Philadephia Percussionist Brings Fresh Perspective to Revolutionary-era Fife-and-Drum Tune

Pandemic-Inspired Musical Project Brings Together World-Class Percussion And Brass Musicians Just a few weeks ago, on Independence Day 2020, a group of world-class percussion and brass musicians released a new arrangement of a Revolutionary War-era fife-and-drum tune, “The Downfall of Paris.” While the project started as a fun musical project during quarantine, it ended up […]

Musician Treatment Foundation Hosts Livestream Benefit Concert to Support Musicians in Need

Elvis Costello, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and more come together to support musicians in need The Musician Treatment Foundation (MTF) will present the Musician Treatment Foundation Livestream Benefit Concert 2020 hosted by Seth Rudetsky on Saturday, July 18 at 7 p.m. CDT. The powerhouse lineup includes Elvis Costello, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Preservation […]

D’Addario Foundation Announces Second Annual College Scholarship Fund Recipients

The D’Addario Foundation has announced the second round of recipients of their college scholarships. Ten students from Foundation grantee programs — nine of them being the first generation in their family to attend college — will be supported for four years with a scholarship that helps cover the cost of college expenses. This brings the […]