News: Coronavirus

January 04, 2021

NASMD Postpones March Meeting

The National Association of School Music Dealers (NASMD) released a statement on Jan. 2 announcing it has postponed its in-person convention, originally…

December 28, 2020

Warwick Music Group, Biomaster Team to Neutralize Bacteria on pInstruments

Environmentally friendly pInstruments are not only the first UK music instruments to be certified carbon neutral, they now also neutralize bacteria. The family…

October 26, 2020

D’Addario Awarded Grant to Expand Face Shield Manufacturing

On October 23, Lieutenant Governor of New York Kathleen Hochul visited D’Addario’s Farmingdale factory to tour the facility and learn more about the…

September 22, 2020

Midwest Clinic Goes Virtual

Woodridge, Illinois-based organization Midwest Clinic has announced that its international band and orchestra conference, which it canceled back in June, will…

September 14, 2020

Music China Remains Positive About In-Person Trade Show, Despite Coronavirus

Music China is proceeding as originally planned, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On September 8, it announced that many brands have officially…

September 14, 2020

Hal Leonard Distributes Masks and Shields to Fight COVID-19

Hal Leonard has acquired exclusive distribution rights to products designed to make music spaces safer for combatting COVID-19. The masks and shields are…

September 04, 2020

Guitar Center Reports Sales Surge

Like many music retailers, Guitar Center is seeing a sales surge during the coronavirus quarantine, including at its location on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.…

September 03, 2020

RMI Develops Band Instrument Disinfection Process

Retail Music Integration has announced the implementation of a clinically verified and validated germicidal cleaning process for band instruments to be used by…