Gator Cases

Carry your instrument in style! Gator Cases makes several lines of new and innovative band cases that protect your horn and keep you looking sharp.

“One of the best things about Gator is the fact that we’re an economical solution without losing quality,” says Vikki Hayward, marketing manager at Gator Cases based in Lutz, Fla.

Gator has several different cases, such as the futuristic-looking Metro Series and the stylish Messenger Band Bags, which are perfect for today’s band student. The Metro Series cases can attach to a backpack for seamless integration into your school day.

“We try really hard to have some really cool features,” Hayward says. “We try and make everything multipurpose.”

Most of the Gator Cases include pockets for sheet music and other accessories as well as a special iPod pocket with an EarBud grommet. And for those who are even more technologically-saavy, there are the i-Series cases, which have built-in batterypowered speakers—sure to make your case an instant hit.

For more information, check out www.gatorcases.com.

About the author

Elizabeth Geli

Elizabeth Geli is the assistant editor of Halftime Magazine and a journalist/communications professional in Southern California. Her 11 years at the University of Southern California (USC) Trojan Marching Band included time as a flute player, graduate teaching assistant, and student advocate. She holds a bachelor's degree in Print Journalism and master's degree in Specialized Journalism (The Arts) from USC.

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