Cascio Music Presents 18th Annual Drummerfest on October 13

Press Contacts: Kristin Smith | 262-439-5841 | ksmith@casciomusic.com

MILWAUKEE, WI (September 17, 2018) – Cascio Music, a musical instrument retailer in New Berlin, WI, will open its doors at 10 A.M. on October 13, 2018 for their annual Drummerfest. This free event offers live performances and clinical instruction, giving fans and regional drummers exclusive access to some of the world’s best drummers.

The 2018 Drummerfest lineup includes: Dom Famularo (World Renowned Drum Clinician, Educator & Motivational Speaker); Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny group; Birdman Film Composer); and Greg Landfair Jr. (Chance The Rapper).

In addition to the amazing live talent and insider access, Drummerfest gives attendees photo and autograph opportunities – providing one-on-one time with the headliners. During the event, featured brands will be showcased in-store and extra product offers will be available on major drum brands, such as Mapex, Sabian Yamaha, Gretsch, Zildjian, and Sabian. Drum factory reps will also be present with their latest drum gear where guests will have the opportunity to demo new products.

“We are again proud to present this year’s amazing group of renowned, live and studio, band and session drummers,” says Mike Houser, Cascio Music’s CEO. “Our goal for Drummerfest has always been to inspire, entertain, and educate attendees of all ages, and this year is certainly no exception.”


Cascio Music Sponsors Bucks Beats Drumline for 2018-2019 NBA Season

Press Contacts: Kristin Smith | 262-439-5841 | ksmith@casciomusic.com

MILWAUKEE, WI (October 1, 2018) – Cascio Music, Wisconsin’s largest musical instrument retailer, is proud to continue
their sponsorship of the Bucks Beats Drumline at the Fiserv Forum for the 2018- 2019 season.

This percussion ensemble is known for their loud beats that amp up the energy. They will be featured center stage on the floor, and also make their way around the new arena – on the concourse pregame and in the stands feeding the game’s excitement with a thunderous soundtrack. Bucks Beats made their 2019 debut at the game on Wednesday, October 3, and is scheduled to appear for more performances throughout the season.

“Cascio Music is again proud to bring the dynamic Bucks Beats Drumline to the All-New Fiserv Forum,” said Michael Houser, CEO. “We have presented the Drumline for the past 6 years here in our hometown, entertaining fans and providing musical inspiration through this exciting troupe. Our goal is to inspire all ages of musicians or potential musicians to enjoy the power of music throughout their life and hopefully pick up an instrument and play!”

Bucks Beats showcases Milwaukee’s local talent as the performers for the Bucks Beats are selected via open audition each season. The ensemble includes percussionists on snare drums, tenor drums, bass drums, and cymbals. Each member is outfitted with high-end Pearl drum equipment and instruments, and also features Remo Drumheads.

 

Cascio Music Announces New Director of Procurement

Press Contacts: Kristin Smith | 262-439-5841 | ksmith@casciomusic.com

MILWAUKEE, WI (October 1, 2018) – Cascio Music, a musical instrument retailer in New Berlin, WI, is pleased to announce Brandon Zunker has joined the Cascio Music team as Director of Procurement.

Zunker comes to Cascio Music after directing sales and procurement at Kraft Music in all product categories where he built and coached the sales staff, achieving consistent revenues increases throughout his tenure. Additionally, Zunker has expertise on the vendor side of business operations as a previous District Manager for Yamaha Corporate of America and other distributors, as well as retail and online experience.

With full responsibility for the procurement and education teams, Zunker will play a key role in meeting the company’s growth goals as well as continuing to build on Cascio Music’s outstanding reputation for quality merchandise and service.

“We are pleased to add Brandon to our staff, helping support our growth initiatives and forward moving strategic plan within the company,” said Michael Houser, CEO, Cascio Music. “As we move the company to best support our customer’s needs, both now and in the future, Brandon will help mold the vision. Brandon will be working directly with our COO, Christopher Houser, as we continue to evolve and change our business model.”

About Cascio Music Company Inc.

Cascio Music Company, Inc. is based in New Berlin, WI with distribution center in Waukesha, WI. Cascio Music has been in the music industry since 1946 and is the largest music retailer in Wisconsin and ranked 16th in overall sales in the United States. Cascio Music retails and distributes all classes of musical instruments to schools, consumers and via e-commerce to the nation's largest retailers.

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