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Black Cat Music exhibit at the MMA Conference


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The MMA Conference was held at the Wells Cathedral School and the Black Cat team was delighted to attend and showcase their ever-popular music and performance products. Wenger music stands, staging, conductor’s equipment, choir and band folders were amongst those on offer.

Brigitte Downs, sales executive for Black Cat Music, reported ‘Many new and familiar faces were seen throughout the conference, it was great to see so many browse our offers and top-quality products whilst seeking our advice.’

This conference proved to be an invaluable experience as it presented the opportunity to network and share practices and ideas with a range of audiences.

Black Cat Music is proud to be Exclusive UK Distributor for Wenger Corporation. Wenger is world-renowned for the quality and longevity of its products, which come with a minimum 5-year warranty.  The Black Cat team matches the quality of its products with the quality and care of the services provided to our customers.

Black Cat Music and Wenger at the Frankfurt Musikmesse


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The Black Cat team were delighted to join the Wenger team at the Frankfurt Musikmesse this April.

Black Cat is proud to be Master Distributor for Wenger in Europe and Russia. Wenger is world-renowned for the quality and longevity of its music performance products, ranging from music stands and orchestra seating (on display on the Wenger booth) to staging, instrument storage and acoustic solutions.

Black Cat Managing Director Alice Dagger reported: "We were pleased to join forces with Wenger at the Musikmesse to speak to customers and distributors across Europe and Russia."

Sales Executive Brigitte Downs added: "It is always a pleasure to meet with our customers and we found the exhibition both informative and enjoyable".

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Black Cat Music exhibit at the Music and Drama Education Expo


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Last week’s Music and Drama Education Expo was a bustling hub of activity and networking for music and drama teachers from around the world and so the perfect event for Black Cat Music to set up shop to exhibit their top selling products. 

On show at the Black Cat stand were the ever-popular music and performance products ranging from Wenger music stands and music posture seating to staging, conductor’s equipment, choir and band folders. Black Cat Music and Acoustics’ managing director, Alice Dagger and sales executive, Brigitte Downs, were in position and on hand to give sound advice on their top-selling music practice rooms. 

Reporting on the excellent turnout of this year’s event, Alice Dagger said “The Expo was more popular than ever and we saw a great many familiar and new faces in the world of music and drama education. It’s been a very busy but highly enjoyable few days”.

Brigitte Downs added: "We were very pleased with the popularity of our Conductor's Baton offer and it was great to see lots of old friends as well as introducing new music teachers to Black Cat's range of top quality music education and performance equipment."

Black Cat Music is proud to be Exclusive UK Distributor for Wenger Corporation. Wenger is world-renowned for the quality and longevity of its products, which come with a minimum 5-year warranty.  The Black Cat team matches the quality of its products with the quality and care of the services provided to our customers.

The Black Cat team will be at MMA Conference this May


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The Black Cat team looks forward to returning to the MMA annual conference this May.  The 2017 conference will be at Wells Cathedral School, Somerset from Friday 19th May to Sunday 21st May. 

Hosted by an MMA member school, the atmosphere is always friendly but professional on a weekend where contacts are made, ideas are nurtured and horizons expanded.

The choice of sessions is always comprehensive (over 26) with tailored wisdom for all areas of teaching in a school music department, from music administrators and instrumental teachers to classroom and heads of department. 

Black Cat Music will be exhibiting a selection of its top-selling products ranging from Wenger music stands, orchestral seating, staging and conductor's equipment to music folders, instrument storage solutions and sound-isolating practice rooms.

Wenger's Lori Barwick visits Black Cat Music

The Black Cat Music sales team was delighted to welcome Wenger International’s Lori Barwick to the company’s South East England based HQ, this week.

Black Cat Music’s Managing Director, Alice Dagger reporting on the visit, commented: "We particularly enjoyed taking Lori, our counterpart from the Wenger international sales team, with us to the MMA Ensemble 100 Reception - a celebration of over 100 years of music education, which brought together highly influential figures in the world of music education in the UK.  There were beautiful musical performances from Apollo5, James Way, Woodcroft Primary School Choir & Alexander Bone".

MMA’s Ensemble magazine (celebrating 100 editions) is described as ‘a premium termly publication reflecting the most inspiring commentary and most useful resources relevant for those working in the UK and international schools worldwide’. The MMA is the National Association of Music Teaching Professionals – the largest and longest established association of music teachers in the UK, supporting all who work in a school music department.

Alice Dagger continued, "It was great to have the chance to meet Lori Barwick with us and to learn about Wenger's exciting new product developments, including the Transform motorised acoustic banners, which transform the acoustics of a performance venue in seconds; and the Transcend Active Acoustic System, which gives facility managers the ability to enhance acoustic environments in virtually any space. It was a great visit, and we look forward to seeing Lori and her colleagues at Wenger again soon.”

Black Cat Music is Master Distributor for Wenger in the UK, Europe and Russia.  Wenger music equipment is world-renowned for its quality and longevity, and all Wenger products come with a minimum 5-year guarantee.  



The Black Cat special offer on Roughneck music stands

For the month of November, Black Cat is offering 10 per cent discount on the Roughneck music stand as a special promotion.

  This generous discount can bring the price down to as little as £45.40 per stand, depending on the amount ordered, making it the perfect opportunity for schools and colleges to invest in top quality stands for their music department.

The all-metal music stand is designed for general practice and performance. With its welded base, the Roughneck music stand always stands straight, won't lean or wobble and will never need tightening. Extremely robust, the height adjusting trigger lock will easily hold 30lbs without releasing. 

For more information on the Roughneck music stand and full details on the November offer please go to the   Black Cat Music web site.  

 



Barking Abbey School goes state-of-the-art with the help of Black Cat Music & Acoustics


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Barking Abbey will be the envy of many a school with the latest project that has transformed its music department with state-of-the-art facilities.

In pursuit of their musical mission, Barking Abbey School turned to Black Cat Music & Acoustics, who installed three AcoustiCabins practice pods and a recording studio as the main features of a brand new music suite, last month.

Head of Music, Mr Dorrington, has commented: “In the music department we can really see the difference that the music facilities are making to the students and their grades. The soundproof pods are a massive bonus for the department. We now have instrumental lessons in all three pods at the same time.  Students come in and practice regularly.”

He added: “It’s had a profound impact on the department. Students are beginning to come in and make their own mixed tapes and albums. Bands are forming in school which will be great for concerts.”

Alice Dagger, Managing Director of Black Cat Music & Acoustics responded: “We're thrilled that the school is already making such good use of their recording studios and practice pods. It's great to see the AcoustiCabins making a real difference to the music department and to the students' grades."

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The Black Cat special offer on Roughneck music stands

For the month of November, Black Cat is offering 10% discount on the Roughneck music stand as a special promotion. 

This generous discount can bring the price down to as little as £45.40 per stand, depending on the amount ordered, making it the perfect opportunity for schools and colleges to invest in top quality stands for their music department.

The all-metal music stand is designed for general practice and performance. With its welded base, the Roughneck music stand always stands straight, won't lean or wobble and will never need tightening. Extremely robust, the height adjusting trigger lock will easily hold 30lbs without releasing. 

For more information on the Roughneck music stand and full details on the November offer please go to the Black Cat Music website

Count down to Music Education Expo 2016

Black Cat Music and sister company MusicPracticeRooms.com are once again Platinum co-sponsors of Music Education Expo in 2016 and we look forward to seeing you at the show.

This year there is a change of venue with Music Education Expo moving to Olympia for the two day exhibition and conference event taking place on the 25th and 26th February 2016.

Billed as 'The Oscars of the music education world’ by event organisers, Rhinegold, Black Cat Music and MusicPracticeRooms.com are sponsors of the Life Time Achievement Award. The Music Teacher Awards for Excellence ceremony takes place at the Jumeirah Carlton Hotel, Knightsbridge this year.