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

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

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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,...

J.W. Pepper Takes Music Learning Beyond the Classroom and into the Future

Exton, PA – J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., the world's largest sheet music retailer, has announced a new software product that unlocks the potential...

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...

My Score Grants Help Composers Reach New Audiences

Pepper offers grants to diverse array of composer non-profit groups.

J.W. Pepper Positions Sales Team for the Future

J.W. Pepper announced today a plan to realign its sales teams to best meet the current and future needs of music educators across the...

Helping Music Teachers and Students During Covid-19

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. Creates a New Tool to Overcome an Unexpected Barrier to Music Education Update: This service is now being extended. Teachers...

Pepper Hires a New Manager for Wingert-Jones Publications

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. has welcomed Joseph Snyder as the company’s new Music Publications Manager for Wingert-Jones Publications. Snyder has a strong background as an...

Top 10 Pepper Blogs of 2019

J.W. Pepper hopes everyone had a wonderful year creating music and making memories. We'd like to thank all the musicians, teachers, scientists and other...

Promoting and Selling Your Compositions Through My Score

Directors and music teachers are always coming up with new and creative ways to keep their programs engaging. Sometimes writing a song or fun...

How Editors’ Choice Helps Music Teachers and Directors

Every spring, piles of new sheet music are stacked in nooks and crannies around J.W. Pepper’s corporate office. The works come from a thousand...

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. Promotes Anthony Carollo to Regional Sales Manager

J.W. Pepper has named Anthony Carollo the Regional Sales Manager of its Dallas/Fort Worth sales center in Texas. In this position, he is overseeing...

J.W. Pepper Announces Addition of Chief Innovation Officer

Serial technology entrepreneur, Bob Cooper, to join 143-year-old sheet music retailer Exton, PA - J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., the world’s largest retailer of sheet music,...

Merry Christmas from J.W. Pepper

Thank you for a wonderful 2018! From our family to yours – J.W. Pepper wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season.

J.W. Pepper Featured on National Television

The Fox Business Network selected J.W. Pepper® to be featured in a Manufacturing Marvels segment that aired on October 30 and 31. The piece...

A New Sheet Music App Adds More Digital Options

Technology finds its way into every aspect of our lives, and if we harness it effectively, it can change things for the better. That...

Unlocking the Keys to a Musical Mystery

J.W. Pepper® Documents the Replication of a Historical Masterpiece It has taken more than a year of painstakingly detailed work for Conservator John Watson to...

J.W. Pepper Announces New Chief Financial Officer

EXTON, PA - Long-time Pepper employee David DiMarino has been named Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. His new...

New Large Print Sheet Music from Pepper

Music is a passion for singers of all ages, and for many, performing in a choir is one of their greatest joys in life....

J.W. Pepper launches the new Cut Time

  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...

Wingert-Jones Publications honored with Paul Revere Award for Graphic Excellence

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...

J.W. Pepper Announces New Vice President of Operations

Exton, PA - J.W. Pepper is excited to announce Nick Buddock has been named Vice President of Operations. In his new role, he will...

Denise Collins honored with NYSBDA Distinguished Service Award

(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...

Ashli Rulien honored with CMEA Music Industry Leadership Award

(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...

A History of Service: Pepper Buildings

In the simplest sense, buildings are just four walls and a roof meant to house people and objects. It is what you put inside...

To All Lovers of Song and Music: A Pepper Legacy Film

The American centennial was an exciting time for the nation. Cities and towns bustled with new industry and a brighter outlook replaced the bleak...

J.W. Pepper & Son announces acquisition of RBC Music Company

Exton, PA - Today, J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of RBC Music Company, Inc., a full-service sheet music...

A History of Service: Bringing Musicians Together

The world has never been as connected as it is today. Technology has advanced such that we can communicate across the globe in a...

ePrint: Your Source for Printable Sheet Music

Pepper's ePrint service is getting even better, and we can’t wait to share the improvements with our customers. Since its introduction, ePrint has grown in popularity...

A History of Service: Music Education

Education is the lifeblood of any successful society, preserving the best skills and techniques by passing them down to future generations. The music world...

A History of Service: Pepper Instruments

You won’t see a lot of Pepper instruments out in the world these days. All told, the company only manufactured instruments for less than...

A History of Service: Editors’ Choice

Part of J.W. Pepper’s dedication to serving musicians entails providing the largest selection of sheet music in the world. While the company has long prided...

Make Pepper Part of Your Summer with Pepper Live

As graduation days approach, we know what’s really on everyone’s minds: summer vacation. And while days at the beach or camping in the woods...

A History of Service: The Pepper Website

The advent of the Internet changed retail forever, though that fact was not immediately apparent in the early days. In the mid 1990s, when...

A History of Service: The Pepper Catalog

For the generations of Pepper customers past, one of the defining features of our company has always been the Pepper Catalog. From very early...

Introducing My Library

Performance planning is rarely the highlight of any music director’s season. Designing your concert may be enjoyable in itself, but the stress that comes...

Pepper CEO Glenn Burtch featured in Retail Merchandiser magazine

Exton PA - Glenn Burtch, President and CEO of J.W. Pepper and Son, Inc., appeared in a recent issue of the magazine Retail Merchandiser....

J.W. Pepper and the Birth of the Sousaphone

On the field, in the stands, or on the street, the Sousaphone is one of the most recognizable instruments in the world. Now a...

Church Music Publishers Association endorses J.W Pepper’s print-on-demand music service

Exton, PA - The Church Music Publishers Association endorses J.W Pepper as the print-on-demand music supplier for its publisher members. J.W. Pepper's print on demand...

The Celebration of Christ the King Sunday

With the end of the liturgical year approaching, so too is the oft misunderstood Feast of Christ the King.  Many Christian faiths celebrate this...

Kansas University honors Robert E. Foster, KU band director

KU will dedicate the Robert E. Foster Rehearsal Room on October 5th

Growing up ”Southern”

My mother and grandmother were born and bred in Kentucky, something that I am most proud of.  Having a Southern heritage is something that...

Pepper’s Basic Library: A Strong Musical Foundation

Despite the fiscal challenges classical music faces in today’s changing musical landscape, I’m very grateful for the few remaining radio stations dedicated to classical...

Pepper and Manhattan Beach Music Team Up to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

Does your band want to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy? Pepper and Manhattan Beach Music have teamed up to provide free music for your...

My Score: Take Your Music Further

We're happy to announce My Score, an exciting new service that helps composers make their music available for sale through the Pepper network! My Score leverages...

My Friend from Texas

Back in 1995, a call to my phone began as many do, with an enthusiastic musician hunting for music for their next performance. In this...

A Lifetime of Achievement

We don't often write about our own folks in our blog, but in this case, we'll make an exception. This spring, we lost a pillar...