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 distributor. RBC Music has its own publishing division and serves band, orchestra, choir and classroom teachers.

RBC Music will become a part of Pepper’s large network of stores, dedicated to serving customers across the United States.

Under manager Don Bierschenk, RBC Music Company will continue to serve customers from their store in San Antonio, TX. Additionally, RBC Music Company will have the availability of the Pepper Distribution Centers to assist in fulfilling orders that are not available onsite in the San Antonio store.

According to Glenn Burtch, President and CEO of J.W. Pepper, “We admire RBC’s commitment to customer service and feel it’s a terrific match for our company.” Further, “Texas is an important state for music education and we feel having two locations positions us to better serve music programs throughout the state.”

J.W. Pepper will now be serving Texas customers from two locations, RBC – Pepper South Texas in San Antonio and Pepper North Texas in Richland Hills.

Pepper is excited to expand its reach to customers through its 12 locations across the U.S. with the addition of its newest location, RBC – Pepper South Texas.

For more information about this press release, contact Mary Rogelstad at 610-648-0500 x2267 or mrogelst@jwpepper.com.


About J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Founded in 1876, J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. is the largest sheet music retailer in the world. This year Pepper celebrates its 140th anniversary, honoring 14 decades of customer service and devotion to music and music education. In addition to providing music accessories, various music software products, and music for state contests and music festivals, Pepper also offers choral, band, orchestra, church, classroom, instrumental, piano, and vocal music to directors, teachers, and other professional musicians around the world. The company provides its products and services through its 12 stores across the U.S. and online, including its newest store, RBC – Pepper South Texas, in San Antonio, TX.

About RBC Music Company, Inc.

RBC Music Company is a full-service sheet music distributor located in San Antonio, Texas. It was founded in 1988 by music educators and musicians, and caters to the educational music market. RBC joined the network of J.W. Pepper music stores in September 2016. The RBC Publications division is the exclusive distributor for Wynn Music, Dorabet Music, Counterpoint Music, Young World Publications, String Instrument Specialists and Jerry Bilik Music. RBC Publications’ titles are listed on numerous festival-contest lists throughout the U.S. and are on standard educational repertoire lists throughout the world.



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