Tag Archive:Community

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.

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 Brings a Melody to Life for One Texas Student

Mt. Juliet, TN - August, 2017 | | Community | Competitions

As part of the TBA/KHS America Academic Student Melody Competition, the winning theme titled ”Devil’s Perspective” was used as thematic material for a full wind ensemble piece.  This year’s winning melody was composed by Quinton Porter, currently a senior at Timber Creek High School near Dallas, and was premiered by the US Air Force Band of the West at the recent Texas Bandmasters Association Conference.

KHS America Helps Future Music Educator With College Scholarship

Mt. Juliet, TN - February, 2018 | | Community | Scholarship

Each year KHS America awards a college scholarship to a member of the United States Army All American Marching Band (USAAAMB).  There were 17 applicants this year and the winner was announced during the band’s banquet in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, January 6th.  The 2018 winner was Elissa Travis from Hamilton High School in Chandler, AZ.

Jupiter Rewards Students at the John Coltrane Festival

Mt. Juliet, TN - October, 2018 | | Community | Festivals

Jupiter Band Instruments, member of the KHS America family of brands, has once again partnered with the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival’s Student Essay Contest. This is the 5th consecutive year Jupiter Band Instruments have partnered with the festival.

From Beginning Band to the CMA Awards Stage

Nashville, TN - November, 2019 | | Artists | CMA | Community

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019 the biggest names in country music took the stage at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, TN.  During the event, Carrie Underwood performed her single “Drinking Alone” from her latest tour, Cry Pretty, that featured Jupiter Tenor Sax Artist, Chad Jeffers.

Jupiter's Endless Pursuit Of Performance

Taipei, Taiwan - January, 2020 | | Community | Education

Since 1980, Jupiter has been creating wind instruments that give musicians the confidence to perform their very best and fully express their creativity. Today there is a full line offer in a wide variety of high-quality instrument models to serve players of all levels of expertise.

IMES and KHS America Team to Create Unprecedented Festival Opportunity for School Bands

Mt. Juliet, TN - March, 2020 | | Community | Education | Festivals | Performance

In partnership with the International Music Education Summit, Jupiter, Mapex and Majestic are proud to announce the 2020 Virtual Band Festival, allowing middle and high school bands throughout the United States to submit a video or audio recording to a panel of judges to receive quality feedback and a rating score.  Adjudicators include freelance recording artist and clinician Patrick Sheridan, Director of Bands Emeritus at Tennessee Tech University Dr. Joseph Hermann and Senior Band Conductor and Director of Wind Ensembles at Vanderbilt University Dr. Thomas Verrier. 

KHS America and IMES Team to Bring Music Education Home

Mt. Juliet, TN - March, 2020 | | Clinics | Community | Education

Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums, and Majestic Percussion are pleased to announce The Virtual Education Series for students and music teachers throughout the world, presented in partnership with the International Music Education Summit. As measures are taken to control the COVID-19 outbreak, many teachers are being asked to provide content virtually to their students, often without additional training and resources.  KHS America (Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums & Majestic Percussion) wants to help music teachers provide weekly content to their students, direct from highly regarded professionals.

New Tools for Band Recruitment from Jupiter

Mt. Juliet, TN - April, 2020 | | Community | Education

KHS America is excited to announce the new and innovative Jupiter Join the Band! Wind Instrument Try-Out Kit. This durable, compact, and affordable trial pack is an ideal tool for introducing school band instrument mouthpieces to prospective incoming band students.

Banding Together Celebration

Mt. Juliet, TN - July, 2020 | | 1100 Series | Azumi | Community | Education | Product | XO Brass

Why Step-Up to a Performance or Professional Level Instrument?

As a student’s musicianship advances, they will need an instrument that will complement their growth. Jupiter and Azumi Performance Level instruments include some features found on professional instruments. These instruments provide a more focused sound, with improved intonation and response.


During The Banding Together Celebration, Jupiter, XO, and Azumi are offering up to $200 instant savings and 18 months free financing on all performance and professional level instruments.