Music Gear News
Student gifted with violin after heartbreak
Ashleigh Burrow, who is a budding musician, was distraught to find that her prized possession had been recklessly destroyed.
It was even more heartbreaking as it had been a gift from her granddad and had sentimental value.
The Wichita Eagle reported that her mum Audrey, distraught over the incident and the fact that it would hamper her opportunity to play at an upcoming concert, emailed B98-FM, a local radio station.
Radio presenter Tracy Cassidy read out the email, in which Ashleigh's mum pleaded with the public to let her know if they had a violin available for sale at a reasonable price.
Simon McHugh, a local artisan who repairs stringed instruments was one of the listeners who heard about the story. He gathered a German violin, complete with bow and case and delivered it to the school.
The news provider reported that he added a handwritten note as well, which read: "Always remember there's more good than bad in the world."
In related news a rare violin crafted by Nicole Amati is to be sold at auction next month.
Posted by LBPosted on 29 Feb 2012 15:10 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
Featuring an array of innovative components that provide the ultimate experience live DJing, the Traktor Kontrol S8 is the new benchmark for controllers everywhere
Paving the path for unique high quality drum stools, Roc 'n' Soc's products cater to caters comfort and overall playing experience.
With great discounts on Toontrack EZmix 2 Mix Software, Toontrack EZmix 2 Mixing Software EZmix Preset Pack Bundle and Toontrack EZmix Presets Bundle for EZMix 2 Mixing Software the choice for great and affordable mixing software has never been clearer!
Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table
Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package
A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218
Recent Music News
Ranging from the AE-10 Aerophone Digital Wind Instrument to the Boutique VP-03 Vocoder, Roland remain on the cutting edge of musical innovation.
Introducing the AD-2 Acoustic Amp, CP-1X Compressor and JC-22 Jazz Chorus Guitar Amplifier
In August controversy was in the air as the Dirty Dancing stage show fired its live musicians in favour of a backing track. Now the Musicians' Union urge its members to join in the protest.
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
With two plug-ins worth up to 199 Euros, users who purchase a A77X between 24/10/2016-31/01/2017 can experience unprecedented audio quality at a fraction of the price.
In recent times, the theft of musical instruments and gear seems to be more prevalent than ever. With this GPS guitar pedal, users can track their stolen equipment simply by logging in online on their phone or tablet.