Yorkville Sound & Gibson Celebrate 25-Year Relationship

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Yorkville Sound is celebrating its 25-year relationship with Gibson Guitars, a relationship that started in 1986 when Yorkville became the exclusive Canadian distributor of the key Gibson brands.

“When I visited Nashville in 1986 and was asked to be the Canadian distributor for Gibson, I was very excited about the possibilities,” says Jack Long, Yorkville Sound’s CEO. “Since that time, it has been a happier and more productive relationship than I ever could have imagined.” (more…)

NAMM To Host NSCA Education & Outreach Sessions At The 2012 Show

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) today announced a new education and outreach initiative with the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) where the group will host a mini-conference called “Best Practices in Identifying, Selling and Managing Systems Integration Projects” at NAMM’s Hands-On-Training (H.O.T.) Zone area on Thursday, Jan. 19 from noon to 6 p.m. (more…)

Irene Besse Keyboards Furnishes Calgary Philharmonic’s Pianomania

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Irene Besse Keyboards continues a quarter-century of support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) by furnishing a selection of the concert grand pianos for the Pianomania! performance at the Epcor Center.

A first for Calgary, this display of musical virtuosity will showcase six winners of the Honens piano competition simultaneously playing Bechstein, Bluthner, Fazioli, and Steinway concert grands with the CPO. (more…)