The Woodwind & Brasswind Welcomes Kurt Witt as Director of Marketing
— Company seeks to remain the dominant band and orchestra
music instrument retailer with top-notch marketing director —
South Bend, IN, November 24, 2010 — The Woodwind & Brasswind, the largest direct response retailer of band instruments and orchestra musical instruments in the U.S., welcomes Kurt Witt as Director of Marketing to its South Bend, IN, office.
Witt joins The Woodwind & Brasswind team with over 15 years of marketing experience, most recently at Yamaha Corporation of America, where he was Marketing Manager for the wind instrument product line. In this capacity, Witt was responsible for strategic market planning, budgeting, brand development, dealer training, and global marketing strategies. Prior to this position, Witt was the Product Manager for Yamaha's woodwind and brass instrument lines.
Witt is a graduate of North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, and is based at The Woodwind & Brasswind office in South Bend, IN. He brings with him extensive knowledge of the technology, history, and legacy of woodwind instruments and brass instruments, as well as experience as a professional-level player of both trombone and piano.
About The Woodwind & Brasswind
The Woodwind & Brasswind is headquartered in South Bend, IN. Its facilities include the Band & Orchestra Superstore and an attached office to support the premier e-commerce business in that industry, a robust catalog business, and a thriving educational and institutional division.
The Woodwind & Brasswind was founded in 1978 by a music instructor looking to supplement his teaching income by selling musical instruments and accessories at fair prices. More than 30 years later, The Woodwind & Brasswind is still committed to offering the right product at the right price, backed by expert advice and customer service.
Woodwind & Brasswind is a strong advocate for music education. They have a dedicated staff of bid specialists to serve educators, schools and government organizations. Additionally, the industry leader supports many organizations dedicated to music education, including DonorsChose.org, Drum Corps International and SupportMusic.