Beth Houlihan


Oral History Information

Beth Houlihan often reflects on the important role her mother played in establishing the family owned music store along with her father in 1974. Beth took note of the way her mother kept the books and worked with customers and suppliers, which has served her as President of Kidder Music. She has also gleaned the importance of being involved with the community and the industry from her parents’ example of paying it forward. Over the years Beth has been active in music education programs as well as organizations that help develop the music products industry such as the NAMM Board and NASMD.