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Martin Marris and his wife run Note Craft, a music engraving company that has played a vital role in the access of musical works of every type.  Working for publishing companies, Note Craft takes original transcripts and even outdated computer files to bring the music to an accessible format.  ...
Annekathrin Mascus serves as the Head of Sales for Breitkopf & Härtel, the oldest currently operating music publishing house. The company began in 1719 by Bernhard Breitkopf in Leipzig, Germany. Over the years the company has played a large role in the growth and development of print music,...
Barbara Meeks fell in love with music at an early age and played flute all though school and into college where she majored in music education.  While working at Buddy Roger’s Music in Ohio, she developed a passion for sheet music.  She later worked for Mannerino’s Music for a decade before joining...
Joel Menchey is the president of Menchey Music Service, a Hanover, PA based retail store established by his grandfather in 1936. Joel is also very active within the industry serving on boards and committees for such organizations as NASMD, NAMM and RPMDA. Joel, himself a music maker, can be heard...
Diane Moore witnessed the need for a store that was dedicated to sheet music and the needs of local music teachers. After investigating the idea she decided to open her own retail store there in Anchorage, Alaska. The Keyboard Cache has enjoyed the support of both school and private teachers. It...
Larry Morton grew up in a family in St. Louis that had a strong love of music.  His parents provided piano lessons for his older sister and later Larry began learning music.  His father encouraged him to follow his dream of being involved with music.  Larry played in the marching band in high...
Bernhard Muller has been the manager of International sales for Schott’s Music since 2004, after more than 20 years as the company’s distribution manager. His knowledge and love for music goes back to his childhood when he played in a rock band. At the age of 30 he taught himself piano and has been...
Randy Navarre loved teaching music as a band director. He composed works just for his own bands and even developed a few methods before ever thinking that his efforts could be published. While working with school band music, known as Northeastern Music Programs, he was given the opportunity to...
Drew Parker has traveled a remarkable musical journey as musician, Canadian band director, publisher, and music retailer. Along the way, he earned the reputation as a dedicated music educator. With his wife Marlene, he bought Separk Music in North Carolina. Drew has remained active in the music...
Marlene Parker teamed with her husband, Drew, to move from Canada to South Carolina to take over a small town music retail business, Separk Music, which had been established by a band director who had since passed away. Drew and Marlene felt compelled to continue to achieve the original mission of...

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