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The music store was established back in 1986 founded by Gill former Professional Session Musician. (piano & Saxophone) Later developing M.I.D.I. engraved music for theatre, concerts in the U.S.A. and Sound Stage Studios for Walt Disney Productions in Orlando Florida USA.
Gill has Worked alongside many celebrity composers, one, best known by many, Ray Walsh (Composer one Foot in the Grave TV Series & Quiz Show "Blockbusters" with the Associated Midi Programmers Guild) Gill is well known for arrrangement's and publishing of the complete works from The Count Basie Orchestra distributed by the Music Exchange in Manchester, as well as live Performances alongside the Worlds Greatest Big band "The Joe Loss Orchestra"
Gill also a former senior member of the Princes Trust Foundation, and during her time has managed to develop and actively encourage many young people to launch their own music related product ideas into successful businesses.
(1987) We started to produce music backings & Orchestrations in the UK for entertainers & Karaoke. Working alongside Chris Bucknall (Climax Blues Band, The Temptations”, Dionne Warwick & Take That) together with a hand chosen professional team of MIDI engravers, our music library was considered to be setting the industry standard. Also working alongside Dave Smith (Roland Japan) we also helped to popularise & develop the General Standard & General Midi format (GS/GM) that is now commonplace within all modern keyboards and synthesisers today.
1989-2007) Back from USA Gill ran a very successful music store in Sherwood Nottingingham, selling vintage synthesisers and other specialist music products.
One day a sales rep from BMB came in holding a karaoke machine under his arm. Almost within 2 weeks later Profile Music became Emkaraoke,
having sold almost double the amount of karaoke systems than music related products, we were hooked on karaoke. It was so much fun!
2008 India Knight wrote about us in her book the Shops, since then we haven't looked back, our phone lines are jammed with enquiries, we have with honour and pride supplied karaoke equipment to members of the Royal Family. Owners of some extremely well known Newspapers, We have supplied for installation Karaoke Systems for some of the worlds largest super yacht's, also EasyJet, as well as an extremly famous Brummy family in L.A.
2009 Saw major changes to the company with the New expansion & venture into Italian inspired music. Our New venture into manufacturing took place in Korea
2010 A huge growth within our group sees the merger of not one, but three of the worlds largest Karaoke industry related companies.
October 2010 our venture with our own manufacturing Asia - Starsinger launched with their own karaoke products, with the worlds first MP3+G recording Microphone.
November 2010 A purchase order with our factory took place 24 October for 5000 karaoke Players for delivery 1st Week in December, and around 10,000 karaoke players & related products for 2011.
April 2011 Working alongside Zoom Entertainments the UK's best karaoke music provider we expand our range of both Karaoke Disc's and Our Starsinger products. Designs and plans are underway for the Starsinger 5000 project.
June 2011 Chris Bucknall is now also a producer of Miss600, receiving rave reviews on BBC radio stations having just completed a tour with James Morrisson more about Miss 600 here
July 2011 Our own product ranges are expanding. We developing new products to gear up for the busiest year ever, lots of new and exciting products for the fourth quarter season
UK/US/European Trade Mark for Starsinger Brand has been approved
March 2012 Major refit of our showroom with everything on display.
March 2012 The amazing Starsinger 5000 arrived - Karaoke players don't get any better
June 2012 The Starsinger 1000 returns by popular demand at a lower price
August 2012 The Starsinger 6000 arrives - The UK's most powerful player
March 2013 New factory and warehouse space in Asia with our our team of technicians
March 2013 - Present We're relaunching the Starsinger in a new guise The excellent Starsinger Pro Series. Our new distributors Session Music and Selectatrack based in Guildford Surrey are providing new additional products for us as well as a base for London Customers to visit and play with our latest products
Buying Power & Amazing Prices. If you want to sing and have fun at home, or anywhere come to that! Emkaraoke has the experience. the stock, and the resources.
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