Ray's Midbell named NAMM Top 100 Dealer!

Ray's Midbell named NAMM Top 100 Dealer!

June 25, 2019

Wow, what an honor!  We are beyond proud to be selected as a Top 100 Dealer by NAMM this year.

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Clarinet Day 2019 at USD!

Clarinet Day 2019 at USD!

April 01, 2019

We had a great time at the University of South Dakota Clarinet Day last week. Special congratulations to our raffle winners, Hannah Koehler from Siouxland Community Christian School and Emily Carlson from Dakota Valley School!

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Bravo, Sioux City Symphony Musicians!

Bravo, Sioux City Symphony Musicians!

March 08, 2019

Last Week, LeAnn and I had the pleasure of attending the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra concert:  The Amadeus Experience, A Journey of Life Through Music.

What an amazing performance! 

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Instrument Petting Zoo with the Sioux City Symphony

Instrument Petting Zoo with the Sioux City Symphony

February 22, 2019

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Strong Foundations Honor Band

Strong Foundations Honor Band

January 21, 2019

Earlier this month, we were very privileged to help support the Strong Foundations 6th Grade Honor Band at Sioux City East High School.

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Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving 2018

November 21, 2018

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Don’t Fret! Easy Guitar Buying 101

Don’t Fret! Easy Guitar Buying 101

November 09, 2018

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2018 Iowa All-State Music Festival

2018 Iowa All-State Music Festival

October 24, 2018

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USD Band Directors Institute Emergency Repair Presentation

USD Band Directors Institute Emergency Repair Presentation

July 11, 2018

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A visit from Dr. Luis Viquez from USD

A visit from Dr. Luis Viquez from USD

May 25, 2018

It's always a great day when we get a visit from our friend, Dr. Luis Viquez. Dr. Viquez is Professor of Clarinet and Director of Orchestras at the University of South Dakota (USD) He's one of the most interesting and personable people I've ever met, and we're so glad he's in Siouxland.

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Thank You, Sioux City Police!

Thank You, Sioux City Police!

February 28, 2018

It’s days like today that we’re reminded of what a wonderful community Sioux City is! Yesterday we noticed a that a Bach Strad Professional Trumpet priced at $2,899. was missing from our show floor…Upon further investigation, we realized the instrument had been stolen and was listed on Facebook for sale! Less than 3 hours later, Sgt. Bill Melville assembled a team and the amazing Sioux City Police Department set-up a sting, recovered the stolen trumpet and arrested the thief!

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New Product - Key Leaves!

New Product - Key Leaves!

February 08, 2018

We're always on the lookout for innovative products. One little nugget we found this year at NAMM 2018 was Key Leaves. Since about 7th grade, I've always been frustrated when my saxophone G# key sticks.

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