Latest Marching percussion Stories

2014-07-23 23:25:59

Award-winning player and composer performs in top ensembles. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis announced the addition of world-renowned percussionist Michael Burritt to the Yamaha Percussion Artist Roster. He will be performing and teaching on Yamaha drum sets, snare drums and timpani. Burritt, who currently serves as Professor of Percussion and head of the percussion department at The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, received his...

2014-07-15 23:00:24

Rebecca R. Rubin Interviews Rich Redmond, Renowned Touring and Session Percussionist, About Sustainability in the Music Industry Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 "Everyone can take steps towards helping the environment; playing musical instruments that are manufactured with a green philosophy is my way of contributing to the cause," said Rich Redmond, renowned touring and session drummer in a just-released interview with Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin. As...

2014-05-13 23:09:32

Versatile Drum Set Allows Players in Any Style to Shine BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple drum sets, which won the 2014 MusikMesse International Press Award for Best Drum Set, are now shipping. Yamaha pioneered the construction of hybrid acoustic drum shells when it introduced its flagship PHX Series. As the name implies, the Absolute Hybrid Maple drum set combines a core ply of harder Wenge wood with outer plies of North American Maple. This unique...

2013-06-27 23:50:25

With Shopatron, TRX Cymbal Co. will preserve valuable retailer relationships and further expand its dealer base. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 TRX Cymbal Co., a manufacturer of genuine Turkish cymbals and an official sponsor of the Vans Warped Tour, just launched its first online store with Shopatron. The partnership with Shopatron allows TRX to incorporate its dealers into the online fulfillment process, driving online sales and allowing TRX to attract new retail partners, while building tighter...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

To perfect your skills, learn the snare drum or just for fun! Hudson, NH (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 iSnare is a new and exciting drum practice pad for the iPad. Similar to a drum practice pad that may be purchased at a music store, iSnare is a drum simulator that can be used for drummers and percussionists to practice snare rudiments/ fundamentals. This app is a great opportunity to practice skills, learn the snare drum or just to play for fun. iSnare costs significantly less than a...

2009-05-11 15:30:00

A group of percussionists from a South Carolina high school set a world record by sustaining a drum roll for 27 hours and 23 seconds. The Rock Hill High School musicians beat a Michigan school's previous Guinness world record of 24 hours, 23 seconds by sustaining a single drum roll from 5 p.m. Friday until about 8 p.m. Saturday, The (Rock Hill, S.C.) Herald reported Monday. The 28 students who took turns on the snare drum raised $3,600 to buy new equipment for the school band. It's been a...

2009-01-19 15:49:51

The Land of Nod rolling toy xylophones are being recalled voluntarily because children could choke on their parts, a U.S. product safety agency says. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says rolling xylophone doubles as a pull toy and a xylophone. It has four wheels with pinwheel designs on them and eight metal bars attached by pegs that can break, posing a choking hazard. About 500 of the toys, imported from China by The Land of Nod of Northbrook, Ill, were sold through various...

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