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Missouri’s Ellington High School Becomes a Conn-Selmer All-American School

Posted on March 11, 2013

For Immediate Release

Missouri’s Ellington High School Becomes a Conn-Selmer All-American School

Ellington High School in Ellington, Missouri joined Conn-Selmer as an All-American School earlier this year. This program provides quality instruments to all students for their success in musical performance. With this special relationship, the Conn-Selmer program assists in educational and fiscal resources, improving quality to reach the full potential of excellence.

Mr. John Kerley Jr., Director of Music and Bands at Ellington High School sees, “The Conn-Selmer program as there to help schools promote music in schools.” He also added, “The quality of the instruments benefits not only the music program but also gives the students great quality instruments to perform on. This program is designed for programs that are well established or programs that are rebuilding.  The staff at Conn-Selmer is there to answer all questions and to make this program run super smooth. We are very fortunate and honored to be working with the Conn-Selmer Company. We are very thankful for the boost this program has given to our band program.” 

“Our All-American School program assists in providing the resources for the students to learn superior skills and be better prepared for success in music,” said Mike Kamphuis, Managing Director, Division of Education at Conn-Selmer. The six year program helps to establish the school system as a leader in music and music education. The program also includes scholarships and educational opportunities for the band program.

For complete information on how to become a Conn-Selmer All-American School visit http://www.holton-horns.com/en-us/education/endorsing-school-programs/ to discover benefits for your school when joining the program. You may also contact Mike Kamphuis via email at mkamphuis@conn-selmer.com with any direct questions.

About Conn-Selmer

Vincent Bach instruments are handcrafted in the U.S.A. by Conn-Selmer, Inc., the largest manufacturer of band, orchestral instruments and accessories in the United States.  Conn-Selmer is a subsidiary of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. For complete information, visit www.bachbrass.com

Conn-Selmer is the leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur and professional use under the brand portfolio of Vincent Bach, CG Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Prelude, Galway, Glaesel, Soloist, William & Lewis, Scherl & Roth.  With a focus on quality craftsmanship, innovation and superior musical performance, Conn-Selmer operates U.S.A. production facilities. 

Conn-Selmer is the North American distributor of Selmer Paris woodwinds, the U.S.A. distributor Yanagisawa saxophones and the global distributor for Jiggs pBone. 

Through its educational program, Conn-Selmer is the industry leader in providing support and advocacy tools tailored to music education.

For more information on the complete line of instruments, services and support available contact Conn-Selmer at P.O. Box 310, Elkhart, IN 46515-0310 U.S.A. or visit www.conn-selmer.com


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