Category Archives: Band

2017 Spring Contests

Prepare for 2017 Competitions with Music for Band & Orchestra

Are your music students ready to take on their competitions in 2017? Find all the band and orchestra contest music you’ll need right here at Pender’s. Our knowledgeable staff is well-versed in the performance requirements for state contests and can help you find the composition you’re looking for. You can also click the following links and browse the lists on our website for new music, marching materials, sightreading, and more:

Texas UIL Band PML Additions 2016 – 2017
Texas UIL Band PML
Texas Concert Band Marches
Texas UIL Band Sightreading
Texas UIL String Orchestra PML
Texas UIL Orchestra Sightreading


Oklahoma OSSAA Band
Oklahoma OSSAA Orchestra

Mississippi Band
Mississippi Band Sightreading

Don’t forget to order competition scores for the judging panel! For assistance locating materials, give us a call at 800-772-5918. We’d be delighted to help you find exactly what you need!

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.

Christmas SpiritCHRISTMAS SPIRIT
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!


NEW FALL AND WINTER CHORAL
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.

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!

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!

Pender’s Picks the Pops for Band

Band Pops

Check out all our hot band titles for spring

Pender’s Music Co. is excited to share this selection of hot new pops for band sheet music titles for 2016! The items are interactive, including audio samples and previews. Purchase now or make a Wish List to get a requisition/purchase order. Don’t forget to order judges’ scores if entered in a contest or festival.

View, listen and place your order for these highly anticipated features:
Star Wars – The Force Awakens (Grade 1.5)
Star Wars – The Force Awakens (Grade 2)
Star Wars – The Force Awakens (Flex Band)
Star Wars – The Force Awakens (Grade 3)
Star Wars – The Force Awakens (Grade 4)
Star Wars – March of the Resistance (Grade 5+)
Star Wars – Scherzo for X-Wings (Grade 5+)
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Hello
Jurassic World
Pan

Mississippi Contest Music

Mississippi Bandmasters Clinic

Pender’s Music Company will be exhibiting at the 78th Annual Mississippi State Band Clinic. Visit our booth to find music from the Mississippi Sight-Reading Contest list for band, as well as sheet music for instrumental solos and ensembles, jazz band, pop band, warm-ups, gifts, and more.

Plan ahead for the competition season! Our website will guide you to the appropriate music selections for your band. Click here to begin: Mississippi Concert & Sight-reading Contest

Looking for something specific? Let us know before the clinic and we’ll bring it for you! Give us a call at (800) 772-5918 or email band@penders.com. Our knowledgeable staff are well-versed in the performance requirements for state contests and can guide you in selecting the right composition. If you aren’t sure what you’re looking for, we’d be delighted to help you find exactly what you need.

Come See Us at the Mississippi State Band Clinic
Natchez Convention Center
211 Main St. • Natchez, MS

Exhibit Times
Thursday, December 10, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, December 11, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Texas UIL Contest Music

UIL Contest Music for Band, Choir and Orchestra

Get your student musicians ready for Texas UIL!  Find band, choir and orchestra contest music from the complete Texas UIL PML (Prescribed Music List). Begin by choosing a category below, and our website will guide you to the appropriate music selections for your band, choir, or orchestra’s contest.

CHOOSE CATEGORY:
UIL Band Contest and Sightreading Music
UIL Choral Contest and Sightreading Music
UIL Orchestra Contest and Sightreading Music

Our knowledgeable staff are well-versed in the performance requirements for state UIL contests and can guide you in selecting the right composition. If you aren’t sure what you’re looking for, find us in-store or give us a call at 800-772-5918. We’d be delighted to help you find exactly what you need.

TX UIL Solo and Ensemble

Get Ready for TX UIL Solo & Ensemble

Equip your student musicians with solo and ensemble music from the complete Texas UIL PML (Prescribed Music List). Begin by choosing your student’s instrument section and arrangement. From there, our website will guide you to the appropriate music selections for your class.

CHOOSE SECTION AND ARRANGEMENT:
Woodwind Solo
Woodwind Ensemble
Brass Solo
Brass Ensemble
Percussion Solo
Percussion Ensemble
String
Vocal

Our knowledgeable staff are well-versed in the performance requirements for TX UIL solo & ensemble, and can guide you in selecting the right composition. If you aren’t sure what you’re looking for, find us in-store or give us a call at 800-772-5918. We’d be delighted to help you find exactly what you need.

Do You Hear What We Hear?

‘Tis the season for holiday music! Our expert staff is fluent in the universal language of music for every occasion, and they’ve lined up some great holiday sheet music titles just in time to prepare your band, classroom, or church group for those special Christmas performances. Don’t forget you can preview audio of most holiday titles, and be sure to look through the assortment of accompaniment material available.

New and Best Selling ChristmasCHRISTMAS SPIRIT
Our Christmas Spirit collection features our new and best-selling Christmas sheet music favorites for jazz, band, orchestra, and more. Help your audience get lost in festive music that’s just right for the season. Be transported by a horse-drawn sleigh over wind-swept hills through white snow in Snowfall and Sleighride. Want to try something new? Introduce a reimagined classic like Wenceslas Meets Vivaldi to this year’s holiday program.

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. Our new titles offer unique and inspiring perspectives, like Noel Celebration, which narrates the familiar story through the eyes of first-hand witnesses to the birth of 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!


 

Sacred Choral Sheet MusicNEW FALL & WINTER CHORAL
The sound of merry voices singing in perfect harmony is as much a part of the winter season as pine trees and fireside readings of “The Night Before Christmas.” Browse our new fall and winter choral publications, featuring Christmas worship songs, keyboard favorites, cantatas, educational materials, and more. Find the perfect Christmas sheet music for your holiday choir program.

Start shopping for new fall and winter choral music!


 

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.

From all of us at Pender’s Music Co., happy holidays!