Conn-Selmer and BD Performing Arts Join Forces to Advance Excellence in Marching Arts


Industry Powerhouses Collaborate on New Product Development and Education

Conn-Selmer Instruments and BD Performing Arts (BDPA) are pleased to announce that The Blue Devils, RCC Indoor Percussion, and all other BDPA programs will be performing exclusively on marching instruments manufactured and distributed by Conn-Selmer. This will be an exciting partnership between two iconic organizations in the marching arts that will include products, education, and events.

“Both Conn-Selmer and BDPA have a long history of excellence in the performing arts,” said Shaun Gallant, BD Performing Arts CEO. “We are thrilled to be joining forces to help support the advancement of excellence in performing arts through educational events and new product development under the Conn-Selmer portfolio of brands.”

Conn-Selmer, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of band and orchestral instruments and accessories in the United States, is a subsidiary of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. “We are extremely excited about The Blue Devils playing on our brands of King, Ludwig, Musser, and Bach marching instruments, all of which have a rich history in the marching arts. The Blue Devils commitment to innovative excellence in both the performing arts and music education make this a great opportunity for both organizations. We look forward to developing new products with BDPA and their experienced staff in support of marching arts programs globally,” said Michael Kamphuis, Managing Director of Education at Conn-Selmer, Inc.

Look for more announcements and product updates in the coming weeks as it relates to this exciting partnership.

For more information on BD Performing Arts, go to: and The Blue Devils For more information on Conn-Selmer, go to: To contact Conn-Selmer, write to P.O. Box 310, Elkhart, IN 46515-0310 U.S.A.

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