DIY Marketing for the Store and More

by Jenny Van Pelt, Lorenz Publishing Just like any do-it-yourself project, marketing your store is infinitely easier when you have the right tools for the job ready to go at a moment’s notice. Think about the last time you had to fix something around the house – whatever little thing needed attention probably took two … Read more

DIY Marketing for the Store and More

by Jenny Van Pelt, Lorenz Publishing Just like any do-it-yourself project, marketing your store is infinitely easier when you have the right tools for the job ready to go at a moment’s notice. Think about the last time you had to fix something around the house – whatever little thing needed attention probably took two … Read more

Dorothy Award Winners

by Dan Del Fiorentino Since 1999, NAMM has been proudly involved with documenting the history of RPMDA and its members.  As of right now the NAMM Oral History collection contains over 80 past and current members of RPMDA within the collection.  AND thanks to your suggestions that number is growing.  Within this list of our … Read more

Dorothy Award Winners

by Dan Del Fiorentino Since 1999, NAMM has been proudly involved with documenting the history of RPMDA and its members.  As of right now the NAMM Oral History collection contains over 80 past and current members of RPMDA within the collection.  AND thanks to your suggestions that number is growing.  Within this list of our … Read more

NAMM Convention Update (A Print Music Perspective)

by Mike Watson, Remenyi House of Music For print music specialists, one of the advantages of attending a large-scale trade show is the perspective it can bring to our own niche market, along with a valuable opportunity to monitor developments in the larger music products industry. The 2016 NAMM Show (held January 21-24) boasted 101,736 … Read more

NAMM Convention Update (A Print Music Perspective)

by Mike Watson, Remenyi House of Music For print music specialists, one of the advantages of attending a large-scale trade show is the perspective it can bring to our own niche market, along with a valuable opportunity to monitor developments in the larger music products industry. The 2016 NAMM Show (held January 21-24) boasted 101,736 … Read more

The Frankfurt International Music Fair

Dear RPMDA friends, Happy New Year from Germany! Last year many of you showed great interest in hearing about the Frankfurt International Music Fair. So your German publisher colleagues would like to remind you that it’s gradually coming up to that time of year again. The first Frankfurt International Music Fair took place in 1980. … Read more

RPMDA, Where Stealing is Encouraged

by Kevin Cranley That sounds like a pretty outrageous thing to hear from an association that vigorously promotes copyrights and their protection.  Obviously I’m not talking intellectual property here.  What I mean is the sharing of ideas and the open discussions about how to keep our sector of this industry strong and vibrant. I remember … Read more

Increasing RPMDA membership

by Tristann Rieck, Brass Bell Musi I would first like to wish a happy new year to all of our wonderful members! It is my hope that 2016 will be the Year of RPMDA! On that topic, I’d like to share some exciting news, as well as some personal remarks on how we can really … Read more

Midwest Band & Orchestra Clinic

by Don Clossun The Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic is an awesome convention – a real highlight of the year. This large gathering is held every December in Chicago because it is warm there at that time (I’m Canadian eh! and everything is relative). It’s a special combination of people. In this case, publishers/suppliers in … Read more