Chicago, USA – February 4, 2020 – Andrew and Julie Naumann, Owners of Schilke Music Products, Inc., have announced that the new Schilke 1041-FLC Flugelhorn has received an Editors Choice Award from Music Inc. Magazine. This coveted award is given by Music Inc. Magazine following a thorough evaluation of all musical instruments and accessories at the annual NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The NAMM Show is run by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), and is the world’s largest trade show in the music industry.
President of Schilke Music Products since 2002, Andrew Naumann has designed many popular models that have become staples of the Schilke catalog, including the HD Series, i Series, Handcraft Series, Soloiste Series, P7-4 Piccolo Trumpet and 1040-FL Flugelhorn. The new 1041-FLC Flugelhorn has quickly become a popular addition to the Schilke instrument catalog.
The 1041-FLC Flugelhorn debuted at the 2019 NAMM Show and has impressed musicians around the world with its warm and mellow tone. Building on the success of the 1040-FL Flugelhorn that has been a best seller for years, the new 1041-FLC introduced a hand-hammered, one-piece copper bell option that has caught the attention of musicians around the world.
“We are thrilled that we have received this award for a second year in a row,” said Michael Zielinski, Director of Sales for Schilke Music Products. “Our company has been dedicated to designing and manufacturing the highest quality trumpets, cornets and flugelhorns since our founding in 1956. We are proud to set the standard for instrument manufacturing, and the 1041-FLC continues that proud tradition of manufacturing excellence in service of world class musical instruments.”