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Jupiter Winds & Majestic Percussion Team with Harry to Help Band Devastated by Flood

Mt. Juliet, TN - September, 2016 | Community | Harry Connick Jr

It was the first day of school for Central High School band students in Baton Rouge on August 11th, 2016.  Many students took school-owned instruments home to practice, not realizing how their lives would change in the next 48 hours. The flood that hit this area of the country not only swallowed up many of their homes, but took their belongings, including these musical instruments. 

KHS America Appoints Jerry Goldenson as VP of Business Development

Mt. Juliet, TN - June, 2016 | KHS America

KHS America is pleased to announce the appointment of Jerry Goldenson as VP of Business Development.  Jerry is an industry veteran with over thirty years of experience in a wide range of business roles and responsibilities inside and outside the musical instrument industry.  He was an accomplished French horn player, a seasoned working drummer & percussionist since the age of twelve and holds a BA in business and an MBA in Business Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

How to Engage Those Trouble Makers in the Back of Your Band Room

Mt. Juliet, TN - March, 2016 | Bandroom Tips

Ah yes, the percussion section, ever so important to the whole sound of the ensemble and ever so responsible for sounds you rarely want to hear. Talking too much, horsing around, not watching the conductor, not playing in time, etc. These are unfortunately traits of the average student percussionist. 

Jupiter Brings Professional Styling To The Beginning Saxophone Student

Mt. Juliet, TN - January, 2016 | Student | Woodwinds

Jupiter announces the release of the new, all-lacquered, JAS700 student alto and JTS700 student tenor saxophones. While retaining design elements intended to accommodate the playability and durability requirements of beginning band, these instruments feature the professional look of lacquered body and keys.

National Student Melody Competition Winner Announced

Mt. Juliet, TN - October, 2015 | Competitions | NAfME

The winner of the 2015 National Student Melody Competition is 17 year old Joseph Ham from Ruston, LA for his composition "The City of Joy."

"Participating in school band programs since the sixth grade, I have been extremely fortunate to have had three outstanding band directors who not only have challenged me to become the best player I could be, but also have encouraged me in my journey as a composer," said high school senior Joseph Ham. "I plan to enroll at Louisiana Tech next fall, majoring in Cyber-engineering with a minor in Music Technology, with a goal of creating music technology for the next generation. And, of course, I will never stop composing and playing! Without music education and the teachers who taught me, I never would have known the possibilities that exist."

Jupiter Lends A Hand To A Local High School Band In Need

Mt. Juliet, TN - August, 2015 | Community

The folks with the Macon County High School band had an unfortunate accident recently and although no one was hurt, several of their instruments suffered damage.  Joey Wilburn, Band Director for the Macon County HS band, reached out to Rick DeJonge at Jupiter Band Instruments for help.  Rick and the team at Jupiter took swift action to provide replacement instruments for the band.

Fusion Takes The Field With Jupiter Quantum Brass

Mt. Juliet, TN - March, 2015 | DCA | Quantum

Fusion Drum & Bugle “Core” of Morris County, New Jersey are proud to announce their newest election to perform exclusively on Jupiter Quantum Series Marching Brass beginning with the 2015 DCA competitive season.

Jupiter Redefines Low Brass With The JEP1120 Compensating Euphonium

Mt. Juliet, TN - February, 2015 | 1100 Series | Low Brass

The new Jupiter JEP1100 Compensating Euphonium is the result of years of research by the Jupiter design team along with a council of worldwide consultants.  The goal was to create a superior quality instrument with impeccable intonation that responds well in all registers with great tonal warmth and brilliance.

KHS America Announces Promotion Of Chris Hankes As School Music Business Unit Manager

Mt. Juliet, TN - June, 2014

KHS America has announced the promotion of Christopher Hankes to the position of School Music Business Unit Manager. In this newly created position, Chris will lead the U.S. marketing and product team for Jupiter winds, XO professional brass, Altus and Azumi flutes, Majestic percussion and Mapex marching drums.