Conn-Selmer, Inc. and BD Performing Arts Create Partnership to Develop New Performance Series Marching Instruments


BD Performing Arts organization (BDPA) and Conn-Selmer, Inc. are excited to announce they are creating a partnership to combine their efforts on a new offering of marching brass by King and battery percussion by Ludwig. The new offering will be part of the “Performance Series” line of marching instruments reflecting the rich history of success of these globally recognized brands.

“Having extraordinary instruments made for the marching activity IS a winning combination. I am extremely excited to work alongside the best in the business at Conn-Selmer to deliver this product to marching arts organizations globally.” – John Meehan, Brass Co-Caption Head for The Blue Devils and DCI Hall of Fame member.

The Ludwig Performance Series Marching Battery, highlighting the one-of-a-kind innovative carbon fiber construction, is designed with performer’s health and wellness at the forefront, while delivering today’s precision sound quality.  “I’m excited about bringing our designs to the next level wrapped in a history of; quality, innovations, service and the highest standards in the industry.” – Scott Johnson, DCI Hall of Fame member embracing 41 years as the Percussion Caption Head with The Blue Devils.

For more information on Conn-Selmer Marching Instruments, call the Conn-Selmer Division of Education at 877-534-4299, email us at or go to:

For more information on BD Performing Arts, go to: and The Blue Devils

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