THE J. W. PEPPER BLOG | DELIVERING MUSIC SINCE 1876

THE J. W. PEPPER BLOG | DELIVERING MUSIC SINCE 1876

THE J. W. PEPPER BLOG | DELIVERING MUSIC SINCE 1876

June 21, 2021 by jwpepper

J.W. Pepper Staff Gives Free Lessons for Make Music Day 2021

We’re celebrating Make Music Day 2021 by putting on our educator hats and giving lessons to local students. In partnership with Make Music Philly, Pepper is drawing on the expertise of its employees to offer free lessons...

June 15, 2021 by jwpepper

Top 5 Summer Music Conferences 2021 – Online or In Person

Summer is the perfect time to refresh and rejuvenate while you prepare for the fall. And what better way to do that than in the company of your colleagues (whether in person or virtually) along with top-notch clinicians?

April 28, 2021 by jwpepper

The Answer to the Age-Old Question, "Where's My Package?"

It's great to know when your package will arrive! Here at Pepper, we've improved our shipment tracking system to help you follow your package's journey to your door.

April 13, 2021 by Kathy Fernandes

How to Access CARES Act and ESSER Funding for Your Music Program

These are exceptional times. Schools across the U.S. are working to overcome enormous challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Music educators have the opportunity to be an integral part of schools moving forward, to support their students and school communities in ways they are uniquely qualified to provide.

January 19, 2021 by jwpepper

Music Workstation Ideas for Virtual Learning, Lessons, and Home Recording

Up your virtual teaching game and create the best remote learning experience for your students. Virtual teaching and learning are skills needed in education today.

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Top 5 Summer Music Conferences 2021 – Online or In Person

Summer is the perfect time to refresh and rejuvenate while you prepare for the fall. And what better way to do that than in...

DIY Virtual Choir: It’s Easier Than You Think!

Virtual choirs have become more popular than ever due to our current need to stay socially distanced from fellow musicians. The publishers Pepper works...

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Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute: An Inside Look

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute was founded in 1939 by a middle school music teacher and has grown to include six divisions: Philadelphia...

Using Small Instruments, Body Percussion, and Other Resources to Teach Rhythm

Many music teachers are sharing plans to add more rhythm lessons to their curriculum this fall since these exercises can be conducted in all...

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Copyright for Virtual Worship Services: What You Can and Cannot Do

J.W. Pepper recently conducted a webinar regarding copyright as it pertains to virtual worship services. Here's a summary of the webinar along with a...

How Church Music Directors Can Help Congregants Overcome Fear

In recent months, there have been many days when it has been tough to find courage. So, you may be asking yourself: As a...

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