Honolulu Wind Ensemble first trumpet Mike Matrasko has joined XO Brass Instruments as a brand advocate, bringing a wealth of experience and passion to the XO family. Having honed his craft under the tutelage of Scott Hall and Mark Minasian, Matrasko's journey in the world of brass instruments has been marked by dedication and excellence.
KHS America is pleased to announce that John Richardson has joined their team as Artist & Educator Relations Manager. In this role, Richardson will guide artist relations activity for all brands, while also assuming direct responsibility for U.S. based artists representing Jupiter Band Instruments, XO Brass, Altus Flutes, and Majestic Percussion.
Recently, the Jupiter/XO family lost a cherished member. Lance LaDuke was not only an incredible musician, educator, and brass enthusiast; he was a true friend of the KHS America team. His exuberance for life, consistently positive outlook, and genuine desire to engage with all around him made him a stranger to no one. Lance actively helped us develop and grow the XO brand. He was an advocate for Jupiter Band instruments and the epitome of everything we try to represent as a company.
The KHS America Academic Alliance recently teamed up with two of their long-standing Drum Corps International partner ensembles to provide tickets for band students to attend DCI competitions in order to aid in school band program recruitment and retention.
KHS America, U.S distributor of XO Sophisticated Brass Instruments, is thrilled to announce the launch of our XO Kruspe Wrap Professional French Horns 1651, 1651D, 1651N, 1651ND.
KHS America, Jupiter Winds and XO Brass are proud to announce partnership with Mo'Horns to perform exclusively on XO brass instruments and Jupiter saxophones. Mo'Horns, founded in 1991, includes trombonist Marvin Thompson (now playing an XO 1634LT), saxophone player James Cheeks (using Jupiter JAS1100SG alto and a JTS1100SG tenor), and trumpeter Theljon Allen (playing the XO 1600i).
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In his new role, Mr. Andreas will oversee all Sales and Marketing activities for KHS America's Educational Division including Jupiter, XO and Azumi Winds, Mapex and Majestic Concert and Marching Percussion, Sonor Orff, and the recent addition of Nuvo Instruments.
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