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The Band Instrument Capitol of the World

The manufacture of musical instruments in the Michana area has been a major industry for nearly 125 years. Today, two local companies - United Musical Instruments and The Selmer Company, still make many of the famous brand names of the past, and rank in the top three manufacturers in the U.S.A. Still made in Michiana today are clarinets, piccolos, flutes, saxophones, french horns, sousaphones, grand and upright pianos, trumpets, oboes, bassoons, cornets and Fluegelhorns.

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