Every DEG product is inspired by the demands of dedicated students and players from around the world. Whether intended for the beginner or advanced musician, our products all embody our constant pursuit of precision, exceptional value and durability.

DEG – Perfectly in step with marching bands since 1965

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Founded in 1965 in Lake Geneva, WI, by Don E. Getzen. DEG Music Products continues to be the top-selling brand for marching band lyres and flip-folios. Our Flutist’s Friend is the world’s number one selling wrist lyre for flute and piccolo players. The marching lyres for bass drum, snare drum, trumpet and trombone are now staples in every marching band in the world.

DEG also makes the Claricord clarinet strap, a range of brass mouthpiece pouches, the Handy Tuba rest and the A04TT995 Shank Truing tool.

DEG Music Products continues to be the brand that marching bands around the world depend to hold their music where they can see it. Whether marching in parades or field shows, our marching lyres and flip-folders are essential equipment.

Located in St Louis MO and founded in 1922, St Louis Music is the owner of the DEG brand. Besides DEG, St Louis Music also owns Hamilton Stands, H.W. Padsavers, Blessing Band Instruments and Knilling Stringed Instruments, among others. St Louis Music is dedicated to offering the instruments and accessories our customers need to succeed in their musical journeys.