STL Ocarina releases a new line of ocarinas inspired by Marvelâ€™s Super Heroes just in time for the holidays.
Online PR News – 19-November-2013 – 11/18/2013 NC/Saluda – STL Ocarina announces new instruments inspired by Marvelâ€™s Super Heroes
[St. Louis, Mo.] Parents, kids, comic book enthusiasts, and gamers of all ages will be intrigued by the new line of ocarinas inspired by Marvelâ€™s Super Heroes and offered by STL Ocarina just in time for the holidays. The four new models are Captain America, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Thor.
â€śWe want to give fans of Marvel Comics a way to bring their passion for Marvel's super heroes to life through music and the ocarina,â€ť says Dr. Dennis Yeh, Director of the St Louis School of Music and founder of STL Ocarina.
The ocarina is a flute-like wind instrument with an enchanting, melodic sound and roots in ancient cultures around the world. These easy-to-play, pocket-sized instruments can be enjoyed by adults and children of all ages and skill levels. STL Ocarina is known for its high quality, colorful, and varied ocarinas, including those inspired by the globally popular video game â€śThe Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time,â€ť and by recent film adaptations of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. As part of its new collaboration with Marvel, STL Ocarina will soon announce plans for a contest that will give fans a chance to win prizes and help design the next ocarinas based on Marvel's classic characters.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit http://www.Marvel.com
About STL Ocarina: STL Ocarina (http://www.STLOcarina.com) was established in 2005 to help revive interest in the art of ocarina playing. An outgrowth of the St. Louis School of Music, the company produces ocarinas for all ages and skill levels, from colorful kids' models shaped like fish, whales, and dolphins starting at $10 to professional models starting under $100 and made of Purple Clay, a rare natural mineral found only in the region of Yixing, China. The company's ocarinas have been used in performances by major symphony orchestras including the New World Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.