Orange Music Electronic Company Ltd hasQueens Award for Enterprise: International Trade been awarded, for the second time in three years, the coveted Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade. This great honour, was approved by Her Majesty the Queen after the Prime Minister recommended the company be put forward after more than doubling it’s export earnings over three years and for selling nearly 80% of its products to over 50 countries worldwide.

Guitarist Tim RiceThe Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) is delighted to present a unique and exclusive masterclass on Friday 22nd May with legendary lyricist and multi- Grammy and Oscar-winner Sir Tim Rice.

This masterclass is a rare opportunity to hear Sir Tim talk about his life and work and his writing partnerships with composers such as Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Elton John. ICMP students and staff will perform selected songs from his repertoire with commentary onstage by Sir Tim himself who will also field questions from students.

TM Stevens The biggest, most anticipated and unrivaled guitar event of the year, The London Guitar Show launches on the 11th June to seriously Blow your mind! The four day show will bring, excitement, celebrities, inspiration and transform ExCeL into the coolest hangout in London!

We can now announce a truly world class line-up of acts to entertain, inspire and wow the crowds starting with the Master Guitar Virtuoso himself, Steve Vai, who is to bring his Alien Guitar Secrets master class to the show. This is a 3 hour unique experience and once in a lifetime opportunity to hear Steve discuss music theory, guitar techniques, the music business, and most importantly, techniques on how to discover and unlock personal musical identity.

Damon Waller - Orange Amps Following in the footsteps of celebrity Twitters Stephen Fry, Barack Obama and Britney Spears, Orange amps managing director Damon Waller will be keeping Orange fans worldwide updated with ‘tweets’ from the forthcoming Frankfurt Music show.

Twitting has taken the world by storm and is a fantastic way to share news, thoughts, announcements and keep everyone up to date on what’s happening on a day to day, even minute by minute basis. Mr Waller’s’ idea is to let Orange fans see an inside view on what’s happening, setting up the stand, meeting artists, getting feedback from visitors and journalists, latest hot product news, and the inevitable evening parties. He will be regularly posting his thoughts, experiences and pictures from the show at his site .

Janek Gwizdala and Jojo MayerThe Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) in association with is delighted to announce an exclusive interactive masterclass with Janek Gwizdala and featuring Jojo Mayer. This fantastic, one-off event will take place on Thursday April 9th 2009 at the Luminaire venue in London and is the prelude to Janek’s European Spring tour (in association with which commences on the same day at Charlie Wright’s International Bar in London.