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IK Multimedia Donates Prizes for Riffathon Charity EventAll proceeds from the competition help disadvantaged children in Brazil (August 31, 2005)
Carl Gethin receives his prizes presented by legendary musicians Jimmy Page, Brian May and Dan Hawkins from the "The Darkness"
“The Riffathon” is an annual UK event to find the most talented young rock guitarists. The competition is sponsored by some of the worlds leading music and gear manufacturers - including Gibson, Vox, Virgin Music, Guitarist Magazine, The Academy of Contemporary Music and, for the first time, IK Multimedia. The competition took place at the end of July at the Hammersmith Apollo theatre in London. All the proceeds from the event went to the A.B.C. Trust, a charity set up to help disadvantaged children in Brazil.
“IK Multimedia is honored to donate prizes for the Studio Recording section of ‘The Riffathon’. We are proud to be included among the global collective of supporters for creative competitive talent in the name of charity.” Paul Kaufman, IK Multimedia, UK
“The Riffathon” is supported by Guitarist and Total Guitar magazines, The Academy of Contemporary Music, Gibson, Vox, Sound Control and IK Multimedia. The Riffathon actively supports the ABC Trust.
About ABC Trust
ABC Trust is committed to creating opportunities for disadvantaged young people of Brazil to have experiences that will foster healthy growth and development, so that they enjoy a future in which their children and their children’s children may thrive. Patrons of ABC Trust include: Jimmy Page, Pele, Bebel Gilberto, Fernando Meirelles, Brian May, Silvinho, Edu Gaspar, Carlos Miele, Julian Lloyd- Webber, Jeremy Irons, Romero Britto and many others.
For more information on the Riffathon event, please visit: http://www.riffathon.co.uk
To learn more about the ABC Trust charity organization, please visit: http://www.abctrust.org.uk
About IK Multimedia
IK Multimedia, is a music software company directly operating in four countries, founded in 1996 for the purpose of developing software designed to enable people to listen, play and produce music using revolutionary new digital instruments which are powerful and easy to use. AmpliTube®, T-Racks®, GrooveMaker®, SampleTank®, Sonik Synth™, Philharmonik™ are trademarks or registered trademarks property of IK Multimedia Production srl. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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