Musopia Joins Forces With GAMA Industry Group
Popular music app developer Musopia has confirmed its support of
the guitar industry by joining the Guitar and Accessories Marketing
Association (GAMA) for 2013.
The purpose of GAMA is to build a robust guitar industry through
the promotion of guitar playing, and Musopia is working to further
this objective as a member of the 80-year-old industry association.
GAMA pursues its goal through the introduction of programs that
support guitar education in schools. Through its support of GAMA,
and with its educational music app offerings, Musopia is ensuring a
strong market for guitar products for years to come.
"Musopia is proud to support GAMA's mission to help tens of
thousands of children receive guitar instruction each year," said
Paula Lehto, marketing director for Musopia. "GAMA is creating a
musical legacy that will last decades."
"The mission of Musopia is the same as GAMA -- we want
to give people a better chance to enjoy making music," Lehto said.
"Our FourChords Guitar Karaoke app makes learning to play new songs
easier than ever before, which keeps beginner guitarists motivated
and having fun. The faster they can learn to play the songs they
love, the more excited they are to learn more."
Musopia has received excellent feedback from classroom music
teachers as well as private guitar instructors who use the
FourChords app as a teaching tool. In fact, according to a
Finnish Music Startups survey of people who play an instrument as a
hobby, as many as two-thirds (68%) of the respondents reported
using some kind of music software to assist them in singing or
playing an instrument.
"I think the music education revolution has started; the
Internet and mobile technology are changing the way people are
learning music," Lehto added. "We are very excited to be the first
app developer member in GAMA, and we want to support music teachers
to explore the possibilities of these new technologies in the
For more information on Musopia and the FourChords Guitar
Karaoke app, please visit www.fourchords.com. For more information
about supporting guitar education and the guitar industry, visit
GAMA's website at www.discoverguitar.com.