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Glenn Kotche Joins Majestic Percussion

Mt.Juliet, TN - August, 2015 | | Artists

For a percussionist and composer as energetic, inquisitive and versatile as Glenn Kotche, it’s his sense of balance - his ability to thrive in different and seemingly disparate worlds—that really makes him stand out as a musician.

Percussionist Scott Pollard Joins Majestic/Mapex Percussion

Mt.Juliet, TN - July, 2015 | | Artists

Mapex & Majestic Concert percussion is proud to welcome Scott Pollard to our roster of Artists.

Scott Pollard, a native of Raleigh, NC, has held full-time percussion/timpani positions with the Buffalo Philharmonic and the US Air Force Concert Band in Washington, D.C. 

The Majestic Thin Shell Brass Snare that Sounds Like Gold

Mt.Juliet, TN - January, 2017 | | Concert Snares

Brass, with its brilliant tone and sensitive warmth, is the new highlight of the Majestic Prophonic Series family of orchestral snare drums. Crafted entirely from 1mm brass, this incredibly responsive drum features the thinnest shell of its kind on the market today with a double beaded design for strength and a traditional orchestral metal drum look. The special fold-back of the formed bearing edge ensures shell integrity and the glancing snare bed is slightly deeper than most for optimum cable response.

KHS America Brands Prominent at 2017 WGI World Championships

Mt.Juliet, TN - April, 2017 | | Marching

With the echoes of left hand rimshots still ringing in the University of Dayton Arena, and the images of artful pageantry fresh in our minds, Jupiter, Mapex and Majestic salute the ensembles who took part in the WGI Sport of the Arts 2017 World Championships.

Introducing the Reflection Series Marimba by Majestic

Mt. Juliet, TN - November, 2017 | | Product | Reflection

After years of thoughtful research and input from top artists, making its USA debut at the Percussive Arts Society International Conference, Majestic launched the newest innovation in Mallet instrument design with the introduction of the Reflection Series Marimba.

Stamper and Goldenson Assume New Roles to Accelerate KHS Global Growth

Mt Juliet, TN - January, 2018

As a result of the continuing growth and expansion of KHS Musical Instruments, President and CEO Karl Leong has announced that KHS America President Tabor Stamper has been appointed President Emeritus and KHS Global Advisor, supporting KHS’s global development efforts.

Replacing Stamper as President of KHS America is industry veteran Jerry Goldenson. Goldenson has been with KHS America since August, 2016.

KHS America Helps Future Music Educator With College Scholarship

Mt. Juliet, TN - February, 2018 | | Community | Scholarship

Each year KHS America awards a college scholarship to a member of the United States Army All American Marching Band (USAAAMB).  There were 17 applicants this year and the winner was announced during the band’s banquet in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, January 6th.  The 2018 winner was Elissa Travis from Hamilton High School in Chandler, AZ.

2017 DCI World Championship Finals

Mapex Events | | DCI | Marching

09
Aug

The 2017 DCI World Championship Finals will be held August 9-12 in Indianapolis, IN. Be sure to check out Blue Knights, Academy, Pacific Crest, Mandarins, Music City Drum Corps, River City Rhythm and more.

  • Date:
    August 9 - August 12, 2017
  • Venue:
    Lucas Oil Stadium
  • City:
    Indianapolis
  • Time:
    3:53AM - 3:53AM

2017 PASIC

Mapex Events | | Artists | Clinics

08
Nov

The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) is the largest percussion event in the world featuring over 120 concerts, clinics, master classes, labs, workshops, panels and presentations. 

  • Date:
    November 8 - November 11, 2017
  • Venue:
    Indiana Convention Center
  • City:
    Indianapolis
  • Time:
    9:52AM - 9:52AM

2017 Midwest Clinic

Mapex Events | | Artists | Clinics

20
Dec

For over 70 years, we have showcased the finest performances by ensembles from around the globe, presentations by the foremost experts in music education, and the latest music industry trends for all age and experience levels. The Midwest Clinic is the largest instrumental music education conference in the world.

  • Date:
    December 20 - December 23, 2017
  • Venue:
    McCormick Place West
  • City:
    Chicago
  • Time:
    9:58AM - 9:58AM

Northwestern Percussion Symposium

Mapex Events | | Artists | Symposiums

31
Jul

Distinguished percussionists from New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and many more will gather at this Percussion "Think Tank".

  • Date:
    July 31 - August 5, 2017
  • Venue:
    Pick-Staiger Concert Hall Northwestern University
  • City:
    Evanston
  • Time:
    3:54AM - 3:55AM

Lone Star Percussion Mapex & Majestic Day

Mapex Events | | Artists | Product

05
Aug

On Saturday, August 5th from 12:30PM - 4:00PM, Lone Star Percussion in Dallas, TX is hosting the Mapex/Majestic Day of Percussion! This event is completely FREE, if you're in the Dallas area, don't miss it! Great for marching, concert and drum set people. A MUST-SEE for Texas Educators!

  • Date:
    August 5 - August 5, 2017
  • Venue:
    Lone Star Percussion
  • City:
    Dallas
  • Time:
    4:01AM - 4:01AM