Music & Arts Appoints Zapf President
Music & Arts has hired Stephen Zapf as president. A seasoned professional in the musical instrument and education industry, Zapf will report to Kenny O’Brien, CEO.
In addition to Zapf’s appointment, The Woodwind & Brasswind, (WWBW.com) will join Music & Arts as a new business. In his role as president, Zapf will continue to manage Woodwind & Brasswind, in addition to all retail, direct sales, marketing and merchandising functions of Music and Arts.
Stephen most recently served as executive vice president of multi-channel operations for Guitar Center. Prior to this role, he was EVP of sales and marketing at Musician’s Friend and Guitar Center where he was responsible for generating more than $500 million in direct sales.
Zapf holds a B.A. from Yale University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.