OKC Sacred Choral Reading Session January 2017

Sacred Choral Reading Session January 2017

To Register: Call  (800) 772-8405

Come join one of our favorite clinicians, Patti Drennan, for a Mixed-Publisher Reading Session. Pender’s Music Co. will present new Spring & Easter choral music from various publishers including Alfred, Beckenhorst, Hal Leonard, Hope, Lorenz, and Shawnee. Expand the fellowship by participating with up to four members of your congregation (example: director plus three). Registration includes complimentary music packet and morning refreshments.

Music on display will include: choral anthems, children’s books, piano, piano/organ, Easter cantatas, vocal solos & duets, organ, handbells.

January 7, 2017

Messiah Lutheran Church
3600 Northwest Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

$10.00 per person
Limit 4 per church (example: director plus 3)

8:30 Registration (coffee and donuts)
9:00 Session begins
10:45 Break (refreshments)
11:00 Session Continues
12:30 Session ends

To Register: Call John Staton at (800) 772-8405 or e-mail John at jstaton@penders.com

Get Ready for Christmas 2016!

It’s the season for holiday music! Our expert staff has lined up some great holiday sheet music titles just in time to prepare your band, classroom, or church group for those special Christmas 2016 performances. You can preview audio of most holiday titles on our website product pages, and be sure to look through the assortment of accompaniment material available.

Our Christmas Spirit collection features our new and best-selling Christmas sheet music favorites for jazz, band, orchestra, keyboard, and more. Help your band audience get lost in festive music that’s just right for the season. For the adventurous, check out A Swashbuckling Christmas and celebrate the holidays on the high seas! Looking for something more general? A Whole Lot of Christmas will do the trick. And for a traditional holiday band performance, you can’t go wrong with the Hallelujah Chorus.

Perk up your Christmas piano selections with a A Tradional Christmas, new from Melody Bober! Or if Catherine Rollin is more your style, try Christmas Treats and Treasures book 1, book 2, or book 3. And new from Phillip Keveren this year is Grown Up Christmas List, a selection of 14 expertly arranged songs.

Start shopping for new & best-selling holiday music!


New Christmas Cantata Sheet MusicCHRISTMAS CANTATAS
Christmas cantatas are a wonderful way to commemorate the story of Christmas. Invitation to a Miracle is a colorful and poetic narration telling the timeless stoy of the birth of Christ. Celebrate His arrival and worship the Holy Child with the exciting choir musical, Jesus. Look for Christmas cantata sheet music that was created specially for senior adult choirs, featuring large print and easy-to-sing vocals.

Start shopping for new Christmas cantatas!

Merry voices singing in harmony is a special delight during the holiday season, and Pender’s has wonderful fall and winter choral publications featuring Christmas workshop songs, keyboard favorites, cantatas, educational materials, and more. See Amid the Winter’s Snow is a stunning arrangement that swells with emotion as the text unfolds! Part love song, part lullaby, part ballad, This Holy Night is a sensational Christmas Eve selection. Find the right fall and winter choral music for your program at Pender’s.

Shop for fall sacred sounds, and worship songs now!

Whatever the occasion, whether an old favorite or a completely new piece, we hope you find the holiday sheet music you’re looking for. If you have any questions about a particular title, or need assistance determining what related products are necessary, please contact us — we’d love to help.

Two Chances to Attend Our Wynn-Anne Rossi Piano Workshop!

Wynn-Anne Rossi

Wynn-Anne Rossi

Learn how to teach Latin American musical styles, plan repertoire for your students, and harness the power of applied theory at one of our Wynn-Anne Rossi Piano Workshops! Participants will enjoy free Alfred Music publications, refreshments, discounts, and door prizes. There are two opportunities for music educators to take advantage of this valuable piano workshop:

Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City workshop will take place at Messiah Lutheran Church (3600 NW Expressway) on Thursday, August 4, 2016. Doors open the day of the event at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop will run from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. To RSVP, contact David Snelson by emailing dsnelson@penders.com or calling 405-842-7825.


The Dallas workshop will take place on Friday, August 5 at the Dance Institute of Dallas (2650 Midway, Suite 130 in Carrollton) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To RSVP, contact Carol Wilbur at 972-818-1333 or email cwilbur@penders.com. Doors open the day of the event at 8:30 a.m.

About Wynn-Anne Rossi, from her website:

Wynn-Anne Rossi is a dynamic composer and unique music educator. She has a specialty for bringing the art of composition to young musicians and has been offering composition residencies in Minnesota schools since 2003, inspiring hundreds of students to write their own music. Her compositions have reached audiences throughout the United States and overseas. She has over 100 publications, primarily for piano, which are widely distributed online and in music stores.

Active as a presenter, Wynn-Anne is known for her innovative lectures, workshops and master classes. Musical outreach has taken her from coast to coast and beyond the borders of the United States. Her talks often center on the importance of musical self-expression. “Discover Latin” is one of her most popular presentations, inspired by the 8-book piano series, “Música Latina”.

Rossi was educated at the University of Colorado in theory and composition. Further training included choral conducting at Harvard University and jazz pedagogy through the University of Illinois, and she’s also studied composition under Pulitzer Prize recipient Aaron Jay Kernis.

Oklahoma Bandmasters Summer Convention 2016

Pender’s will exhibit at the 2016 Oklahoma Bandmasters Summer Convention on Tuesday, July 19th and Wednesday, July 20th at the Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We will have a great selection of marching band, concert band and jazz ensemble music on hand along with a variety of band texts, CD’s, DVD’s, music gifts and accessories. Call our OKC store at 800-772-8405 in advance and we will be glad to bring special requests for your perusal. The 2016-19 OSSAA concert band PML list has been announced and we will have the new additions in stock. Dr. Ed Huckeby will be a guest in our booth when he is available during OBA exhibit hours on Tuesday and Wednesday. We will also have music on hand by OBA guest clinicians James Swearingen and Robert W. Smith. We offer exceptional customer service with billing tailored to your school’s needs. Our goal is to make your shopping experience easy and supply the music you need for your program.

Pender’s OBA exhibit hours are:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from 1:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-5:00pm

Further information about the OBA convention is available here

2016 Southwest Music Summer Exhibition

Southwest Music Summer Exhibition
Pender’s will be at the Southwest Music Summer Exhibition in San Antonio again this year with tons of band, choir, and orchestra materials available for purchase. Join us on July 22 and 23 (9 am – 5 pm) to stock up on all your back-to-school needs!

Teachers and directors, try not to forget your purchase orders if you have them; if you don’t have one at this time, don’t worry! Pender’s will still work to get you the music you need and can send you a bill to pay when you have your PO ready. Our aim is always to provide you with the best possible service and ensure you have everything you need for a great start to a new school year.

See you in San Antonio!

Pender’s at the OCDA 2016 Summer Convention

On July 11 and 12, Pender’s Music Co. will be at the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association 2016 Summer Convention in Norman showing off a large selection of new music for choir, elementary, and voice. We’ll also have OMEA All-State, OCDA All-State, Circle the State, and regional honor choir music in stock!

You can check us out and browse our selection any time between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on either of the convention days. See the OCDA’s full schedule for new music reading workshops and special interest sessions, and be sure to visit us if you like what you hear – we’ll have all the materials from the readings and sessions available for purchase.

OCDA 2016 Summer Convention

All-State and Circle-the-State packets, along with elementary music, all ready to go to the convention!

Piano Workshop

Hal Leonard Piano Workshop Phillip Keveren Tour

Join Pender’s at the Phillip Keveren Piano Workshop

Pender’s Music Co. is proud to sponsor this special event. RSVP before July 22 to reserve your spot at this Hal Leonard Piano Workshop with Phillip Keveren! Phillip’s successful keyboard series has grown to a collection of more than eighty books full of arrangements for every level of pianist. At this workshop, Phillip will introduce new music and showcase recent additions to the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library. Every attendee will receive free music and special discounts.

The workshop will be held on July 28 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Dance Institute of Dallas. To RSVP, contact Carol Wilbur at 972-818-1333 or cwilbur@penders.com.

We hope to see you there!


Church Choral Reading Session Summer 2016

Anticipate the Changing Seasons with New Fall and Christmas Choral Music

Brad Nix

Brad Nix

Join us in fellowship as Pender’s Music Co. and Hal Leonard proudly present new fall and Christmas choral anthems from the purveyors of some of the finest sheet music available. Brad Nix, a widely published composer and consulting editor for Shawnee Press, will conduct the session. Register now to participate, with up to four members of your congregation. Registration includes complimentary music packet of most music presented, and refreshments.

Church Choral Reading Session Summer 2016

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Quail Springs United Methodist Church

14617 N. Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

8:30 Registration, Coffee and Donuts
9:00 Session Begins
10:30 Break, Refreshments
11:00 Session Continues
12:30 Session Over

Cost: $10 per person, includes music packet
Limit 4 per church (example: director plus 3)

TO REGISTER: Call John Staton at (405) 842-7825 or (800) 772-8405, or
e-mail John at jstaton@penders.com

Music on display for sale will include:
Choral anthems • Children’s books • Piano • Piano/organ • Organ • Christmas cantatas • Vocal solos and duets • Handbells

Marching Band Season

Marching Band Season

Marching band season will be here before you know it, and Pender’s Music Co. is ready with new sheet music arrangements and best sellers for marching bands of all levels! Browse the newest marching band music for the 2016 season, and shop for the best percussion music for your drumline, all in one convenient place. Need something for the stands? Check out our marching band folios.

Looking ahead

Pender’s is always one step ahead, so for those of you planning out the rest of the year, you can check out our patriotic and Christmas marching band selections too. If you’re looking for something you don’t see in our catalog, chances are we can help. Call 800-772-5918 to speak to one of our knowledgeable staff members. We love a good challenge!

Graduation Music

Graduation Fanfare

Plan Ahead: Graduation Music for Choir, Band, and Orchestra!

The end of the school year is fast approaching! Directors, if you are in search of the perfect graduation music or end-of-the-year fanfare, look no further than our wide selection at Pender’s Music Co. Our sheet music specialists have taken the time to pick out their favorite celebratory scores for choir and band/orchestra to make your graduation music search just a little bit easier.

As always, if you have any questions or are having trouble finding something, give us a call at 1-800-772-5918. We are happy to help!