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Lee Slaton Named Director of Marketing
1/9/2006

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2006--QRS Music Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:QRSM - News), a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pianos, piano-based audio and multimedia products, music and piano accessories, today announced the appointment of Lee Slaton to the position of Director of Marketing.

Tom Dolan, President and CEO, said, "Ms. Slaton brings over 25 years of marketing experience working with high-profile companies such as Revlon, Procter & Gamble, Glamour Magazine, The Container Store and others. She will play an instrumental role in helping QRS Music continue to strengthen its position as a leading provider of piano-based entertainment systems and pianos. An important focus of this new position will be to help define and ensure the execution of the company's strategic vision and product marketing initiatives. She will help achieve this goal by increasing awareness of QRS Music's Pianomation® solutions and extending QRS' reach into new and growing markets."

Ms. Slaton joins QRS after four years as a successful independent marketing consultant. Previously, Ms. Slaton was the director of marketing at Kennedy Group, the largest wholesale manufacturers group in the country for decorative accessories and gift items, where she successfully turned around an unprofitable syndicated retail catalog business and developed the first direct mail catalogs for Norwalk Furniture and Bassett Furniture. Prior to that, Ms. Slaton was director of marketing at The Container Store where she led critical initiatives that helped the company maintain a revenue growth of 20 percent annually during her tenure. Ms. Slaton has also served as a vice president at the advertising agency Tracy-Locke and began her career at the Benton & Bowles agency in New York City.

Ms. Slaton has a degree in fine arts from Denison University in Ohio as well as an MSA from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Ill.

Ms. Slaton will be at the annual convention of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) later this month in Anaheim, Calif.