Michelle Loeb

Head Of The Class

Tracy Leenman is not only the proud Owner of Musical Innovations; she also travels the country doing workshops and clinics, conducting, and teaching sessions fo...

In the Key of Middle C

Myrna Sislen with the children of the Landfill Harmonic in Cateura, Paraguay. In the 12 years since Myrna Sislen took over as Owner of Washington DC’s Middl...

Sax And Violins In Tucson

Neither Michael Faltin nor his wife, Leslie, dreamed of becoming business owners. He was a band director, musician and former member of the Drum Corps. She earn...

Singing The ‘Bluesairmen’

For musicians seeking the best-quality used guitars, basses, amps and effects, Bluesairmen Guitars is a beacon in the otherwise-limited MI market of Garden City...

The Little Store That Could

Island Music is one of the East Coast’s must-see musical instrument retailers, with a jaw-dropping inventory that literally goes from the floor to the top of th...

Peering Into Pro Audio

Leading Manufacturers Illuminate A Segment of Growing Importance As part of its annual exploration of the pro audio market, The Retailer sat down with three in...

UP, UPTOWN AND AWAY

It has been 23 years since Jim Nardi first opened Uptown Music in a 600-square-foot space located next to a hardware store. Although the store’s physical presen...

A Vintage Shop Grows In Brooklyn

A rarity among his contemporaries, Steven Uhrik, Owner of Retrofret Vintage Guitars (Brooklyn NY), grew his business out of a love for the technology behind mus...

The Center Of It All

Palatka Music Center has been offering a one-stop shop for the 11,000 residents of Palatka FL since opening its doors on October 29, 1979. The store not only of...