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MIA Music Awards 2015 Winners

13 November 2015

The evening was a huge success and a good time was had by all! Many thanks to all of you who were able to support the event (including our many sponsors) and many congratulations to all the winners 

2015 MIA Award Winners


Sponsored by Allianz

Best Keyboard/Digital Piano – Clavinova CLP-500 Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)
Best Classical Strings/Bowed – Hidersine Vivente Violin outfit Barnes & Mullins Ltd
Best Brass & Woodwind – Trevor James alto flute – Worldwind Music Ltd
Best Acoustic Piano – SH Silent Piano – Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)
Best Classical Music Instrument Shop – Dawkes Music
Best Education Retailer – Chamberlain Music


Sponsored by Future Music

Future Music Music Hardware of the Year – MunroSonic EGG150 – Sonic Distribution Ltd

Sponsored by Computer Music

Computer Music Music Software of the Year – Steinberg Cubase Pro 8 – Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Sponsored by Rhythm

Rhythm Percussion Product of the Year – Stage Custom Birch kit – Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)

Sponsored by Total Guitar

Total Guitar Amplifier of the Year – Crush 35RT – Orange Amplification

Sponsored by MusicRadar

MusicRadar Acoustic Guitar of the Year – Faith Signature FSGNHSY Honeyed Sycamore Barnes & Mullins Ltd

Sponsored by Guitarist

Guitarist Electric Guitar of the Year – Cort Manson MBC-1 Matthew Bellamy Signature

Proel International Ltd

Sponsored by MusicRadar

MusicRadar Microphone Brand of the Year – Sontronics Sontronics & Omnisonic International ltd

Sponsored by MusicRadar

Editors Choice MusicRadar Music Making Innovation of the Year – DigiTech TRIO

Sound Technology Ltd


Sponsored by Creative United

Take It Away Retailer of the Year – Jonathan Myall Music

Sponsored by V12 Retail Finance

Best Presented Retailer (large) – Andertons Music Company

Sponsored by Musicguard

Best Retailer (small) – Symphony Music & Technology Centre
Best Retailer (medium) – One Man Band Ltd
Best Retailer (large) – Professional Music Technology


Sponsored by Birketts

Best Supplier Customer Service – The Sound Post Ltd

Sponsored by Velta International

Best Supplier (small) – Guitar XS Ltd
Best Supplier (medium) – PRS Guitars International Ltd
Best Supplier (large) – Barnes & Mullins Ltd


Sponsored by Musikmesse Frankfurt

Best Export Initiative – G7th

Sponsored by NAMM

Music Maker Award – Charanga
Lifetime Achievement – John Hornby Skewes 

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