Category Archives: MUSIC MATTERS

NICHOLAS DANIEL SHOWCASES MARIGAUX FSC 100% OBOE

FSC 100% African blackwood oboe features in series of concerts at King's Place, London
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MARIGAUX LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST FSC 100% OBOE

Nicholas Daniel to showcase socially and environmentally responsible oboe at Kings Place, London
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MUSICIANS: TAKE A STAND AGAINST ILLEGAL LOGGING

Sign the petition against downgrading the Lacey Act which aims to combat the illegal trade in timber
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MUSIC AND SUSTAINABILITY TO TOUR UK MUSIC COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS

In March 2012, James Laizer, a Maasai conservationist from Tanzania, will make presentations and host Sound & Fair workshops
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MARTIN GUITARS: NO MORE ‘BUSINESS AS USUAL’

All woods supplied to Martin Guitars must both legal, sustainable and independently-certified
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MARTIN GUITAR MAKES RESPONSIBLE COMMITMENT WITH FSC-CERTIFIED AFRICAN BLACKWOOD

US guitar maker becomes the latest musical instrument manufacturer to join chain of custody for FSC-certified African blackwood
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US LAWMAKERS: THE LACEY ACT TARGETS INSTRUMENT MAKERS NOT MUSICIANS

"Let's be very clear here: no one is coming to take your Les Paul guitar"
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LACEY ACT WINS WORLD FUTURE COUNCIL AWARD

International recognition of the Lacey Act as one of the world’s most inspiring and innovative forest policies
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MARTIN DOYLE LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST FLUTE MADE FROM FSC AFRICAN BLACKWOOD

Martin Doyle fully committed to using FSC-certified African blackwood in all future flute production
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COMIC RELIEF TO CONTINUE FUNDING SOUND & FAIR

Continuation funding enables Sound & Fair to build on considerable recent progress that has seen major musical instrument manufacturers, including Martin Guitars, place orders for FSC-certified African blackwood
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