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IMES and KHS America Team to Create Unprecedented Festival Opportunity for School Bands

Mt. Juliet, TN - March, 2020 | | community | Education | Events | Festival

In partnership with the International Music Education Summit, Jupiter, Mapex and Majestic are proud to announce the 2020 Virtual Band Festival, allowing middle and high school bands throughout the United States to submit a video or audio recording to a panel of judges to receive quality feedback and a rating score.  Adjudicators include freelance recording artist and clinician Patrick Sheridan, Director of Bands Emeritus at Tennessee Tech University Dr. Joseph Hermann and Senior Band Conductor and Director of Wind Ensembles at Vanderbilt University Dr. Thomas Verrier. 

KHS America and IMES Team to Bring Music Education Home

Mt. Juliet, TN - March, 2020 | | Clinics | community | Education | Events

Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums, and Majestic Percussion are pleased to announce The Virtual Education Series for students and music teachers throughout the world, presented in partnership with the International Music Education Summit. As measures are taken to control the COVID-19 outbreak, many teachers are being asked to provide content virtually to their students, often without additional training and resources.  KHS America (Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums & Majestic Percussion) wants to help music teachers provide weekly content to their students, direct from highly regarded professionals.

Mapex and Majestic Launch New Campaign with a New Focus: Stay at Home, Learn at Home, Play at Home

Mt. Juliet, TN - April, 2020 | | Artists | community | Education

In this rapidly changing, extremely challenging time in our market and society, Mapex Drums and Majestic Percussion are responding to drummers and percussionists who are now spending the bulk of their time at home. Touring players off the road, students home from school, weekend warriors without gigs, or hobbyists who just want to drum. We have something for all drummers regardless of skill level, professional status, or budget to fill your drumming needs and desires right in your own home.

The KHS America Academic Alliance Announces Sweepstakes Winner

Mt. Juliet, TN - June, 2020 | | Education | KHS America | Marching | Quantum

Drum roll, please… Congratulations to Eden Prairie High School of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, for winning the Academic Alliance Quantum Mark II Sweepstakes. Over 600 Academic Alliance member schools participated in the sweepstakes that ran from June 2019 to May 2020. As the winner, Eden Prairie High School, an Academic Alliance member since 2019, will be the recipient of 5 snares, 3 tenors, and 5 bass drums to be sized, configured, and finished to their requests.