KHS America Announces New President

AUSTIN, TEXAS–July 1, 2008 – KHS America Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tabor Stamper as President.  In his new role, Mr. Stamper will oversee the USA operations of Jupiter Band Instruments, Mapex Drums, Majestic Timpani and Mallet Instruments, Ross Mallet Instruments, and Altus Professional Flutes.


Mr. Stamper is a thirteen year veteran of the music industry.  Since joining Jupiter, among other responsibilities, Mr. Stamper has lead the Company’s entrance into the professional instrument market and the recent introduction of high-level marching brass and percussion. With a music education background to go along with his years in business, he feels a particular dedication and commitment to school music and the industry that surrounds and supports it.


“It is with a great deal of humility and honor that I assume my new role with KHS America. It is the great team of employees that make this Company stand out and with their continued dedication and hard work KHS America, Inc. is there for the long haul. While many of our competitors are rushing to find low cost suppliers, over which they have little control, KHS is building more and more quality into its Company owned facilities. That, coupled with our superior customer service, can only mean more good things to come for our loyal Jupiter, Mapex and Altus dealers, music educators and musicians of all ages and abilities.” says Mr. Stamper.


“The Board of Directors of KHS America has full trust and confidence in Tabor. He will have all the support he needs in order to perform well. We believe that with his capabilities and expertise he will be an excellent leader and will ensure that the company will have a strong future and much success.” says the Chairman of the Board of KHS America, Mr. Nelson Lan.



Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc. is the US distributor of Jupiter woodwinds and brass, Mapex concert and marching drums, Ross mallet percussion, Majestic percussion, and Altus handmade flutes.   For more information, please contact Jupiter Band Instruments Inc., P.O. BOX 90249, Austin, TX 78709, or visit