INTERSTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 6-9 

Band & Orchestra

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D'Addario Orchestral Strings

On the road to musical mastery, where you end up depends on where you begin. The first step can be the hardest, but with D’Addario, we assure each step forward is clear and easily within reach. D’Addario Orchestral Strings don’t just put students on the path to success, they’re present through every milestone, helping each player reach the pinnacle of their potential.

THE BUSINESS

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Hear Lost Symphony’s Shreddy ” A Murder of Crows” Featuring Anthrax Guitarist

Launched in early 2020, Lost Symphony explores the crossroad between classical music and heavy metal, and does so with the help of virtuosic collaborators.

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British violinist performs on floating stage at Prague

Using the power of music to uplift the spirit of citizens of the Czech Republic amid rising Covid-19 cases, British violinist Daniel Hope conducted a mesmerizing performance on a floating stage on the Vltava river in the center of Prague.

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Saxophonist Mark Rivera on His Years With Billy Joel, Ringo Starr, Foreigner, and More

In the fall of 2013, saxophonist Mark Rivera found himself in a very tight spot. He’d spent the past eight years juggling his duties in Billy Joel’s band with his role as Ringo Starr’s musical director and multi-instrumentalist…

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THE NEW STUFF

K&M Trumpet In-Bell Stand

This Trumpet In-Bell Stand is comprised of 5 legs to make the base for ultimate stability for the instrument. The detachable metal leg base screws into the peg so the entire unit can be stored and easily transported. The pegs are covered with felt pads to further protect the instrument. 

Mathias Thoma Model 20 4/4 Size Electric Violin Outfit

This Mathias Thoma 20E Electric Carbon fiber violin is made from a Carbon Composite body which is long-lasting, durable, lightweight and has a tonal quality which is warm and clear. The Instrument is constructed with ebony fittings, German made Wittner ultra tailpiece. The Instrument is setup with Thomastik Alphyue Strings to make the sound rich and warm. The Mathias Thoma 20E has a volume and tone control. The outfit includes a lightweight violin case, Carbon Fiber Bow and a Mathias Thoma Rosin. The Mathias Thoma 20E carbon fiber violin is also very low maintenance, easy to play, and great value.

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