NORWALK, Conn.-- Vision Musical Instruments, LLC (VMI) www.visionmusical.com, U.S. distributor for Merida Classical and Acoustic guitars and other exceptional, high-quality musical instruments, today announced that its Merida guitar line has been nominated "Best Acoustic Guitar" as part of The Music & Sound Retailer's 27th Annual Music & Sound Awards.
"We are pleased to see a new company's products nominated for this most prestigious award."
"It brings us great pleasure to announce our company's coveted nomination as part of one of the industry's leading trade magazine award contests," said Mike Spremulli, CEO of Vision Musical Instruments. He added, "We have worked incredibly hard to make Merida a guitar line that not only we are proud of, but also that our retail partners are proud to sell in their stores."
According to Dan Ferrisi, editor of The Music & Sound Retailer, there are 5 manufacturer|product nominees for the â€˜Best Acoustic Guitar' category. The Music & Sound Awards are comprised of 26 manufacturer|product categories and 23 dealer categories. Several hundred nomination forms were submitted by The Retailer readers. Ferrisi added, "We are pleased to see a new company's products nominated for this most prestigious award."
Music & Sound Award winners will be announced in late January at NAMM (National Association of Music Manufacturers) in Anaheim, California.
Vision Musical Instruments is the only U.S. distributor of solid wood Merida guitars that are produced by a family owned manufacturing company, using scientific design concepts and skillfully created by hand by dedicated luthiers. Each instrument combines Spanish old world craftsmanship with modern innovation to provide warm rich tones with a unique artisan feel at an outstanding price point. Merida guitars are available at fine retailers nationwide through an elite dealer distribution network (855) 205-4911. The guitars are available on a limited basis from $399 to $2,200 MSRP.
Vision Musical Instruments (VMI) is a Norwalk, Connecticut-based distributor, offering exceptional service and high quality musical instruments of uncompromising value. Continuing the 33-year family legacy of musical knowledge and passion for craftsmanship that began with Norwalk Music, VMI owner Mike Spremulli travels the globe to discover the finest and most innovative instruments. VMI is the exclusive U.S. distributor of Merida Classical and Acoustic Guitars, LuLu Ukuleles, and other outstanding lines of string, brass and woodwind instruments.