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St Louis Music becomes new distributor for Schreiber, Keilwerth and York in USA.


It has been announced that from January 1st 2010, St. Louis Music, a Division of U.S. Band & Orchestra Supplies Inc. is to become the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Schreiber clarinets, oboes and bassoons, Keilwerth saxophones and York brass instruments.


A distribution deal was forged between SLM and the German manufacturer which will see one of the world’s leading makers of clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones and brass instruments being represented by one of U.S.A’s leading M.I. distributors.

Keilwerth, York and Schreiber are world-renowned instruments and we look forward to representing them in the U.S.Mark Ragin


Mark Ragin Chairman and CEO of SLM stated; "We’re proud and excited to be distributing these famous brands and products in the brass and woodwind arena. Keilwerth, York and Schreiber are world-renowned instruments and we look forward to representing them in the U.S."

Ragin continued; "SLM will meet the demand for these products in North America and make the brands more accessible for dealers, educators and consumers."


Dr. Armin Eckert CEO of Schreiber and Keilwerth explained; "We are very pleased that with St. Louis Music we found a new partner who will take over the business in North America. It is extremely important for Schreiber & Keilwerth to identify a strong partner that shares the same goals and has the ability to provide our customers with a first class service, support and distribution network. St. Louis Music clearly fits the stringent criteria we identified to promote our brands effectively and to allow Schreiber & Keilwerth to move the business forward in this key strategic market."

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