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Front & Center: Dr. Alicia Cotabish, Owner of Fretmonkey Records

By Brian Caples Fretmonkey Records is often referred to as "The Most Progressive Artist Community in the Guitar World," and rightfully so. Their label operates on an artist collaboration model, where artists influence the decision-making and operations of the community....

Front & Center: Myrna Sislen, Owner of Middle C Music

By Leslie Buttonow For the past 17 years, Myrna Sislen has been the owner of Middle C Music in the Washington, DC area. Hers is a full-service music store serving beginner band students needing instrument rentals or repairs, up through...

Front & Center: Judy Schaefer, Director of Marketing, PRS Guitars

By Leslie Buttonow Most guitarists and guitar fans can probably identify an instrument made by PRS Guitars, even from afar – whether it’s by the brand’s signature finishes or their trademark bird-shaped inlays on the fretboard. For nearly 35 years,...

Front & Center: Angelica Advincula, Music Project Manager, Sony Interactive Entertainment America

By Leslie Buttonow Many of us can remember being a kid and hearing our parents yelling at us or a sibling to “Stop playing video games and do your homework!” In the case of Angelica Advincula, little did she know...

Front And Center: Helene Webman, COO And Co-Founder Of ToneWoodAmp

By Myki Angeline The key ingredients to having an innovative, impactful product are bringing a unique vision to fruition, and the ability to genuinely connect with your customers. That is precisely what Helen Webman and her husband, Ofer have done...

Front And Center: Katherine Wing, Musician, Channel Marketing Manager At Roland

By Myki Angeline Katherine Wing is living her best life and inspiring women while doing so. As a musician, she is currently the drummer for the Los Angeles-based band Blood Candy. While in corporate America, she is the Channel Marketing...

Front and Center: Heather Youmans, PR & Communications Manager, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

By Leslie Buttonow Heather Youmans started her career as an entertainment journalist, a photographer, and a PR account executive, writing about and promoting artists and their creative tools. Like many people starting out, she kept her sights on working for...

Front And Center: Jessica Buchanan, Music & Arts Retail District Manager of California

By Leslie Buttonow Jessica Buchanan has had a long, enjoyable and varied relationship with music, starting from childhood. These days, she shares her love of music with many others, including her employees, their customers, and music educators. A former early...

Front & Center: Diana Cecchini, CFO Korg USA

by Leslie Buttonow If you were to poll people on their top criteria for an ideal job, there’s a good chance most would say “doing something I love” or “surrounding myself with people who are just as passionate about their...

Front & Center: Joy Cafiero, Marketing Director, Kala Brand Music

Front And Center: Joy Cafiero, Marketing Director, Kala Brand Music By Myki Angeline I have to admit, in the beginning I was very much looking forward to interviewing Joy Cafiero simply because she represents Kala Brand Music. Mainly because I grew...