MIA Gala Dinner – 2017 Winners announced!

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We had an amazing night last night at the MIA Gala Dinner at Shoreditch Town Hall in London! Thank you to everyone who came and supported the evening; around 300 of you from right across the breadth of MI. Plus, a big thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors!

We’d like to congratulate all Winners of the Awards, including the Highly Recommended mentions.

Here is the full list of both People of the Moment Awards and Product Awards Winners:

People of the Moment Winners – Sponsored by Musicguard

Adele Scrivener – Millers Music

Adrian Emsley – Orange Amplifiers

Christopher Boys – Allegro Music

David Marshall – Music for All

Garry Chapman – PMT

Kris Biddiss – Andertons Music Co.

Mary Spender – Shure Distribution UK

Simon Turnbull – D’Addario UK Ltd

Trevor Wilkinson – JHS & Co. Ltd.

Outstanding Industry Achievement Award Winner – Sponsored by NAMM

50th Anniversary – Laney Amplification

Product Awards Winners and Highly Recommended – Sponsored by V12 Finance

Brass/Woodwind:

WINNER: Yamaha Venova – Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: D’Addario Jazz Mouthpiece – D’Addario UK Ltd

Acoustic Guitar:

WINNER: Vintage Roger Williams – JHS & Co. Ltd.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: CF Martin Ed Sheeran Signature Edition – Westside Distribution

Bass Guitar/Accessories :

WINNER: Ibanez SRSC805 – Headstock Distribution Ltd

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Italia Marenello Cavo Bass – JHS. & Co. Ltd 

Electric Guitar /Accessories:

WINNER: Shergold Masquerader SM01 Dirty Blonde – Barnes & Mullins Ltd

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Gretsch G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster JR Cadillac – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: LINE6 HELIXLT – Yamaha Music GmbH (UK)

Keyboard/Synth:

WINNER: Arturia MatrixBrute – Source Distribution

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: ROLI Seaboard Block – Sound Technology Ltd

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Novation Circuit Mono Station – Focusrite

Live Performance:

WINNER: Soundcraft Ui24R – Sound Technology Ltd

Music Production:

WINNER: Focal Professional – Shape Studio Monitors – SCV Distribution

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Sontronics MERCURY – Omnisonic International Ltd

Percussion:

WINNER: TD-50KV with KD-A22 – Roland UK Ltd

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: British Drum Co. ‘Lounge Series’ Kit – British Drum Co.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Paiste 900 Series – KORG UK Ltd

Piano:

WINNER: Kiyola KF-10 – Roland UK Ltd

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: KORG G1 Air Digital Piano – KORG UK Ltd

Strings/Bowed:

WINNER: Stentor Verona Violin – Stentor Music Co Ltd

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: YSV104 – Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)

Amplifier – Guitar & Bass:

WINNER: EVH 5150III LBXII Head – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Orange 4-Stroke-300 – Orange Amplifiers

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: VOX MV50 Series – KORG UK Ltd

Today we will be writing to all the Winners and Highly Recommended mentions to offer them a specially designed personalised logo to promote their success and let the world know that they are a winner! Look out for an email from Alice…