Vincent McBryde


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Former Executive Vice President
Company Name
Selmer Band Instruments

Vincent McBryde picked up the saxophone at the age of 5 and played in bands throughout high school and into college, where he studied music with the hopes of becoming a band director. After a year of teaching he fell into the music products industry where he became a leader and visionary. After working in retail, Vince began working for United Musical Instruments (UMI) in Elkhart, IN before becoming the Vice President in charge of moving the King Instrument Company from East Lake, OH to Elkhart. He later worked for Selmer, Brook Mays and Blessings, among others in a long and successful career in the music industry.