Over the years we have been proud to receive numerous awards for Nuvo instruments and our WindStars Program. It’s always an honor to be recognized for our hard work and passion for bringing more music and more fun to more kids!
2019 NAMM Best in Show (Nuvo WindStars)
2017 NAMM Best Tools for Schools (WindStars)
2015 NAMM Best in Show (Nuvo Band Instruments)
2015 NAMM Best Tools for Schools (Clarinéo)
2013 NAMM Best Tools for Schools (Clarinéo, Recorder and Student Flute)
Max Clissold – Founder and CEO
Graham has over 40 years experience in performing, composing and teaching clarinet, saxophone, flute and bassoon while Max has 20 years of designing and manufacturing consumer products. Graham is based in the UK and can occasionally be seen riding roller blades while playing his jSax! Max has his base in Hong Kong but frequently skips time zones on his travels around the world promoting and supporting the work of Nuvo. We have an open and collaborative working environment and love to hear from anyone who has something to say about our products or music education in general.
We are proud to be working together to bring more music and more fun to more kids around the world!
Founder and CEO
Max has worked in product design and manufacturing for over 30 years. Having founded Nuvo with Graham Lyons over 10 years ago he continues to create new products and ideas to bring more instruments to kids and enthusiastic amateur musicians around the world.
General Manager – China Operations
Sales Office Manager (International)
Office Manager, Director of Music Education (USA)
Brittany is an experienced music educator and project lead for the WindStars curriculum. She oversees Nuvo’s US office/distribution center and organizes WindStars teacher trainings.
Customer Service Administrator (USA)
Sarah is an experienced flutist and handles customer service and order fulfillment operations at Nuvo’s US office/distribution center.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Antonio is an experienced marketer with passions in branding and design. He is the point of contact for media inquiries and dealer support.
Music Education Projects (Hong Kong)
Project Manager – Product Development