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 instrumental director, teacher, and arranger. He will use his wide-ranging experience to help Pepper’s publishing division further expand its extensive music library.  

“We’re thrilled to have Joe leading our publications team,” said Kathy Fernandes, Pepper’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “He brings a high level of skill, energy and sound judgment to his work that will undoubtedly benefit musicians performing our music for years to come.”

For 17 years, Snyder taught K-8 general music and 4-12 instrumental music in Florida and Pennsylvania. He is also a musician, composer, arranger and music copyist. He has arranged for concert, marching and jazz bands, as well as concerts and theatrical productions in New York City.

Snyder is an active trombone and piano player and has performed with many professional musicians, including Pete Townshend, Debbie Gibson, The Monkees, Alexa Ray Joel, Tituss Burgess, and Paul Williams. He holds a B.A. in music from West Chester University and has completed graduate studies in trombone performance and jazz and concert band arranging.

Wingert-Jones was founded in 1964 and today carries a wide variety of band, orchestral and educational sheet music and other resources. The publisher works with nearly 100 composers, giving teachers and music directors across the country access to high quality repertoire. 

For more information about Wingert-Jones, please visit wjpublications.com.

About J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Founded in 1876, J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. is the world’s largest retailer of sheet music to the K-12 education market. Headquartered outside Philadelphia, PA, the privately held company employs more than 250 people in 12 locations around the country. J.W. Pepper curates over one million products from leading sheet music publishers and ships over 3,000 orders per day to schools, churches, colleges and individuals across the country from their state-of-the-art distribution centers in Atlanta, GA and Salt Lake City, UT. For more information please visit JWPepper.com.

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