Canadian Music Trade - December/ January 2018 - Page 12

Yorkville Sound Appoints New District Sales Manager for Ontario NEWS SABIAN’S MARK LOVE Sabian Promotes Mark Love to Director of Research & Product Development Sabian has promoted master product specialist Mark Love to the newly-created position of director of research and product development. In his new role, Love will take on overall responsibility for the development and creation of new instruments, development of enhanced manufacturing techniques, and ensuring that the highest levels of product quality are maintained. A 35-year veteran of the Sabian team, Love has been instrumental in developing some of the company’s most popular cymbals. Sabian Vault veteran Dave Williams will take over Love’s day-to-day role as vault operations lead. Williams will be responsible for leadership of Vault staff, inventory management, produc- tion scheduling, quality testing, and sales order fulfillment. For more information, contact Sabian: 506-272-2019,, Yorkville Sound has appointed Shawn Crockard as an Ontario district sales manager. Reporting to VP of Sales and Marketing Jeff Cowling, Crock- ard’s territory will include south- western and northern On- tario. He will be responsible for existing account relationship management, YORKVILLE SOUND’S SHAWN CROCKARD prospecting, and business development for Yorkville Sound’s catalog of prod- ucts. Rounding out the Ontario sales team are Chris Gauthier and Alex Donmoyer. “Shawn has more than 20 years of experience in the pro audio and MI industry here in Canada,” says Cowling. “His considerable knowledge of the industry, experience in sup- porting customers, and extensive background in music and sound will make him a valuable asset to the team. This move also allows Chris and Alex to spend more time with current and prospective dealers in their modified territories.” For more information, contact Yorkville Sound: 905-837- 8777, FAX 905-839-5776,, Yamaha Drums Celebrates 50 Years Yamaha Drums has been celebrating its 50 th anniversary throughout 2017 and to mark the milestone, Yamaha Canada Music threw a party labelled Groove Night at Toronto’s Lula Lounge on Nov. 15, 2017. “Over the last couple of months, there have been several high-profile Yamaha Drums 50 th anniversary events – Japan, Los Angeles, Paris – and we knew Canada deserved one too,” says Yamaha Canada Music’s Ryan Hamilton, product marketing manager for drums and Paiste products. “This is such a significant milestone for any business, and the Canadian market has supported Yamaha so well over the years that it was somet ѡ)ͽѕ䁹ѼɅѕt)!ѽɕ́ѡЁѡЁ݅́qɕͽչՍ̳tѕəȴ)́䁄Ёeѥ́Ʌɽ5ɬ-ͼ1ɹ1ݥ́ѼI) QݕȁAݕȁյȁ٥ɥѼܸ)ȁɔɵѥхЁe 5ͥشİ`شȴ(İܹ兵)եхȁ啐AɥͽЁՍѥȀUMɱ9ٕȸ)ɑѼ)ձéՍѥ̰ѡՔѕq Փtեхȁ݅́ѕѼ)ɽչѼЁ݅ȁɽЁѡЁͅ܁ѡɥյ)ѕ%Ё݅́ѡЁɥٕȁȁAɥéեх̸)ЁȁՍ) Րեх́ݕɔȁAɥѡd́ٔIͅѡ䁉)ɕ酉Ё́хɅɥ́ɕȁ() 9%85UM% QI