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Ennio Morricone’s Long-Awaited Oscar Win

March 16, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held on Sunday, February 28th in the same splendor as it always is. This year, much was made of the Best Actor category, with Leonardo DiCaprio winning his first Oscar after five previous nominations and nearly thirty years on the big screen. Amid the controversy that surrounded this year’s awards, most agreed that this award was well deserved.

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Midwest 2014 in Review

January 8, 2015

The 68th annual Midwest Clinic has come and gone, but this year more than lived up to what we have come to expect.  Many attendees come back year after year to enjoy bands from locations all over the nation and learn from the greatest minds in music today.  The clinic continues to grow, as well, with over 800 more attendees than last year, 700 of whom experienced the clinic for the first time.

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Top 2012 Customer Picks for Choir and Band

December 21, 2012
Top Picks for Choral

Our editors have their work cut out for them when choosing which titles to include in our Editors’ Choice series each year.  We did some digging to find out which titles Pepper customers favored this past year and were pleased to see that, for the most part, you liked what we liked.  Here is a list of the top 10 picks for both band and choir music, amongst you, our customers!

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Band Composer Series: Frank Ticheli

April 11, 2012

I recently had the honor of interviewing composer and teacher Frank Ticheli. In addition to composing, he joined the faculty of the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music in 1991, where he is Professor of Composition. He is well known for his works for concert band, many of which have become standards in the repertoire.

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