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Musopia Joins Forces With GAMA Industry Group

Published 8 years ago on June 7, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Musopia Joins Forces With GAMA Industry Group-

Popular music app developer Musopia has confirmed its support ofthe guitar industry by joining the Guitar and Accessories MarketingAssociation (GAMA) for 2013.

The purpose of GAMA is to build a robust guitar industry throughthe promotion of guitar playing, and Musopia is working to furtherthis objective as a member of the 80-year-old industry association.GAMA pursues its goal through the introduction of programs thatsupport guitar education in schools. Through its support of GAMA,and with its educational music app offerings, Musopia is ensuring astrong market for guitar products for years to come.

"Musopia is proud to support GAMA's mission to help tens ofthousands of children receive guitar instruction each year," saidPaula Lehto, marketing director for Musopia. "GAMA is creating amusical legacy that will last decades.

"The mission of Musopia  is the same as GAMA -- we wantto give people a better chance to enjoy making music," Lehto said."Our FourChords Guitar Karaoke app makes learning to play new songseasier than ever before, which keeps beginner guitarists motivatedand having fun. The faster they can learn to play the songs theylove, the more excited they are to learn more.

Musopia has received excellent feedback from classroom musicteachers as well as private guitar instructors who use theFourChords app as a teaching tool.  In fact, according to aFinnish Music Startups survey of people who play an instrument as ahobby, as many as two-thirds (68%) of the respondents reportedusing some kind of music software to assist them in singing orplaying an instrument. 

"I think the music education revolution has started; theInternet and mobile technology are changing the way people arelearning music," Lehto added. "We are very excited to be the firstapp developer member in GAMA, and we want to support music teachersto explore the possibilities of these new technologies in theclassroom."

For more information on Musopia and the FourChords GuitarKaraoke app, please visit www.fourchords.com. For more informationabout supporting guitar education and the guitar industry, visitGAMA's website at www.discoverguitar.com.


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