Exton, PA – J.W. Pepper is pleased to announce a new addition to the company’s editorial department. Kathryn Griesinger has been named Orchestra Editor for J.W. Pepper and Wingert-Jones Publications. In Kathryn’s role as Orchestra Editor, she will be responsible for picking new music for promotion in catalogs and Editors’ Choice. Additionally, she will edit and select new music for publication.
J.W. Pepper launches the new Cut Time!
Exton, PA – On July 20th, 2017, J.W. Pepper launched Cut Time®, a powerful online group management tool for music directors and parent booster groups. Cut Time helps directors manage their music programs through a modern, efficient interface, cutting the time it takes to handle the large amount of administrative tasks teachers are faced with. And, being built for mobile use as well as use on other devices, a director has access to their program wherever they go and whenever they need it.
Kent, WA – J.W. Pepper is pleased to announce Brad Mastrangelo has been named Regional Sales Manager of the J.W. Pepper branch in Kent, WA. Brad will be responsible for increasing J.W. Pepper’s visibility and guiding sales opportunities in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.
New York City, NY – Wingert-Jones Publications received first place for Cover Design for its publication, Bass Fingerings: Improve Your Left-Hand Game, in the annual Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence sponsored by the Music Publishers Association in New York City on Friday, June 16th. The awards were presented at the MPA Annual Awards Luncheon that was held at the Redbury Hotel. Frank Guardino, J.W. Pepper’s Art Director, is behind the design of the award-winning cover.
Exton, PA – J.W. Pepper is excited to announce Nick Buddock has been named Vice President of Operations. In his new role, he will provide corporate executive leadership over Pepper’s distribution centers in Atlanta, GA and Salt Lake City, UT.
(Denise Collins and Melinda Smith)
Liverpool, NY – In recognition of the work J.W. Pepper has done for the New York State Band Directors Association’s Summer Conference, Denise Collins, Regional Sales Manager – Northeast, was honored with the NYSBDA (New York State Band Directors Association) Distinguished Service Award at the New York State Band Directors Association’s Symposium on March 4th, 2017.
(L-R: Claire Edelmann, Dave Buckeyne, Ashli Rulien and Katie Nishimori)
Dublin, CA – J.W. Pepper congratulates Ashli Rulien, Regional Sales Manager of Northern California, who was honored with the CMEA Music Industry Leadership Award at the CMEA Banquet on February 17th, 2017 in San Jose, California.
Exton, PA – J.W. Pepper is pleased to announce Chris Fowler has been named Vice President, e-Business Development and Support. In his new role, Chris will acquire a greater responsibility within the e-Business area of Pepper.
Exton, PA – J.W. Pepper is pleased to announce Amber Loper has been named Manager of Atlanta Sales Center. In her new role, Amber will be responsible for all of the sales and marketing for Pepper’s Atlanta branch, which covers the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. She will primarily be responsible for increasing visibility and strengthening sales for the southeastern part of the country.
Exton, PA – Today, J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of RBC Music Company, Inc., a full-service sheet music distributor. RBC Music has its own publishing division and serves band, orchestra, choir and classroom teachers.