Flight Partners with Hal Leonard for U.S. and Canadian Distribution

PHOTO CAPTION: Doug Lady, Senior Vice President, and Brad Smith, Vice President of MI Products, with newly distributed Flight ukuleles.

MILWAUKEE--5/22/19--Flight Instruments, a popular ukulele manufacturer, has granted Hal Leonard exclusive distribution of their ukulele products in the United States and Canada. The announcement came from Primoz Virant, COO of Flight, and Doug Lady, Senior Vice President at Hal Leonard.

Based in Slovenia, Flight is an innovative manufacturer with a wide selection of beautiful ukuleles crafted in a variety of styles and materials. Since 2010, Flight has always stayed true to its original mission: create the best priced, quality musical instruments and make them available for everyone who wishes to play. As the ukulele explosion has grown, Flight has expanded beyond Slovenia and Europe, and is now available around the world. Through collaboration and partnerships with popular YouTubers, Instagrammers and bloggers focusing on bringing ukulele tutorials to the masses, Flight maintains a strong presence in the social media age.

Known as the world's largest publisher of music education materials, songbooks, and sheet music, Hal Leonard is now also a leading distributor of musical instruments, gear and accessories with a diverse lineup of products. Hal Leonard is adding Flight ukuleles to a premier roster of ukulele accessories, books, and instruments, including Kahua Ukuleles, Woodrow Guitars, and more. Hal Leonard already distributes Flight ukuleles throughout Europe and Australia.

Virant says, "Hal Leonard has always placed great value on service and education and is exactly the type of partner we at Flight love to have. We're very excited to continue to work with Hal Leonard in the US to continue to cultivate ukulele players everywhere."

Lady added, "We're thrilled to offer US dealers the assortment of Flight products. We look forward to helping the Flight brand expand across the US and Canada, and reach new markets with our retailers."

Retailers interested in stocking Flight ukuleles can call the Hal Leonard E-Z Order Line at 1-800-554-0626.