The Avedis Zildjian Company held an open house on June 21 to celebrate the opening of its new West Coast Artist Relations Office in the CenterStaging complex in Burbank, Calif.
John Geiger has joined Zildjian as National Accounts Manager. Geiger brings over 20 years experience in the music industry to his new role at Zildjian. Most recently, he was a key accounts manager for Korg USA. Geiger also held similar positions with D’Addario & Company Inc., Peavey Electronics Corporation, and Yamaha Corporation of America.
The Avedis Zildjian Company recently announced that Frank DiFruscia was awarded Zildjian’s Salesman of the Year Award for Canada at Music Industries Association of Canada (MIAC). Dale Kroke, senior VP and general manager of B&J Music LTD, presented a cymbal signed by Zildjian CEO Craigie Zildjian and Debbie Zildjian, VP of Human Resources, to DiFruscia [...]
Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) has announced that music industry veteran Jeff Lorenz will be joining Fender in the newly created position, director of procurement and sourcing of KMC Music’s percussion division.
Vic Firth Company received two prestigious awards for the best products in their chosen category at the 2011 Frankfurt Musikmesse.