On Stage

Josh Berger has found it very rewarding creating new products with his teammates at The Music People. As Director of Product Development and Marketing, Josh leads the efforts to identify unmet needs of their customers and to try to address them with new accessories and equipment. Since first...
Ed Corvo feels that his experiences playing for many weddings and in bars helped him develop several skill sets he uses every day as National Account Manager at The Music People, including his communication and collaboration skills. His background with gear has also been key to his success,...
Jim Hennessey was working for Kaman Aerospace when he was transferred to the Ovation Guitar division. Jim worked closely with Charlie Kaman on several projects and later worked in the advertising department for Ovation. Jim expanded his duties to run the endorsement program and helped sign over 300...
John Hennessey has fond memories of growing up in the family music business. The Music People was established by his father, Jim, in 1979. John helped manage the growth and development of the business from a small distributor to a manufacturing company. John and his sister, Sharon, also played an...
Sharon Hennessey and her brother, John, are the co-presidents of The Music People. The company was established by her father, Jim, back in 1979. Sharon worked in every position within the company, knowing from a young age she had a deep passion for the music industry. She worked alongside her...
Geno Mulcahy is your go-to man if you need deep product knowledge on all things pro audio. Around the office at The Music People, where he has worked since 2008, Geno is summoned by saying “ask Google.” Behind that knowledge is a deep passion for the gear and a long and interesting life in music....
Jeremy Payne first played clarinet in the school music program as a kid before switching to trumpet. That experience brought to light a true passion for music, which was further embedded when Jeremy began working at a local music store. Generations Music was a great training ground for Jeremy and...
Ann Pizzoferrato  practically grew up in her father's music store. She recalls being surrounded by creative music people such as her father Ralph (who established Center Music in Newington, Connecticut), her uncle who installed Pro Audio systems and her brother Justin who became a recording...
Tom Tedesco likes to point out that the music industry and the sports industry have many similarities. Having worked in both, Tom has noticed music and sports people share a special drive and passion that pushes them. He also has noticed each rely on skills such as leadership and team building as...