Remembering Leon Louis Gallison

Leon Louis Galison, 64 of St. Augustine, formerly of Boca Raton passed away January 11, 2020 with family by his side. Leon was born in New York on June 18, 1955 to Joan and Lawrence Galison of Roslyn, New York. In 1973, the family relocated to Miami Lakes, Florida. Leon graduated from the University of …

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Dealer Member Feature: Luck’s Music Library | Madison Heights, MI

By Andrea Pelloquin, JW Pepper I recently talked with Amy King, Sales & Marketing Manager, about the business and why they’re a part of RPMDA: AP: Give us a brief history of your company and your mission:  AK: Luck’s Music Library’s illustrious history spans four generations and over eight decades from its humble beginnings in …

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Get to Know the People of RPMDA: Richard Rejino, RPMDA Exec. Director

by Jenny Van Pelt, Lorenz Corporation This fall I had the chance to talk with Richard Rejino about his experiences in the print music industry and with RPMDA: JV: What brought you to RPMDA? RR: I had always heard about RPMDA when I first started working in print music retail as an employee. After I …

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RPMDA Announces the 2019 Dorothy Honoree and Other Awards

DOROTHY AWARD: A highlight of every convention is the announcement of the Dorothy at the closing dinner, given for a lifetime of service and achievement in the music industry. It is RPMDA’s highest honor. The 2019 honoree is Lori Supinie of Senseney Music. Lorie began her long and distinguished career in the print music industry at Senseney Music and is …

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Remembering Bill Heese

RPMDA is sad to announce the death of one of our family, Bill Heese. Here is a write-up sent to us from Dan D from NAMM. Bill Heese had a reputation like no other in the music publishing world, a reputation well deserved. Bill was not only a mainstay in the industry for over 40 …

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Members Share Their Goals for 2019

Alan Friedman, Friedman, Kannenburg, & Co. Aside from eating healthy, losing weight, spending more time with the family, and learning all of the guitar parts to “Josie” by Steely Dan (…I always wanted to do that, but it seemed so hard), I have one more enormously important business goal for 2019…to educate (and, yes, scare …

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