The new Christmas musicals are in! If you perform musicals with your church choir, we offer a nice preview area for you on our website at the address jwpepper.com/musicals. We developed this special place on our site a few months ago to make it easier for music ministers to review musicals and cantatas anywhere there’s computer access. Many choir directors have told us they really like having all the new musicals in one place, and especially like being able to listen to the full-length recording and see the entire work.
We think you’ll find this year’s new musicals offer wonderful moments for your congregation for the Christmas season. The list of composers represents the best in sacred music writing today, including Joseph Martin, Joel Raney, Tom Fettke, Randy Vader, Jay Rouse, Benjamin Harlan, Pepper Choplin, Anna Laura Page and more. They are so very good at what they do. Stop by and check out what they’ve been writing for you.
Kathy Fernandes is Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for J.W. Pepper. With her background as a school band director, studio teacher, and ongoing experiences as a flutist and mother of three musicians, Kathy is immersed in music. She continues to be involved in education by teaching middle school-aged students at her church and also serves on its Pastoral Council. Kathy advocates for a healthy musical culture by serving on the Board of the Music Publishers Association of the United States, as an industry representative for the American Choral Directors Association and through participation on the Corporate Advisory Council for the National Association for Music Education and the Support Music Coalition. Kathy is Secretary of Corporation for J.W. Pepper’s Board of Directors, is a Forbes Communication Council member, and is a former member of the Key Executive Group for the greater Philadelphia area.