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Get Ready for Texas UIL Solo and Ensemble

Get Ready for Texas UIL Solo & Ensemble

Need music for Texas UIL Solo & Ensemble? We’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled the Prescribed Music Lists for your perusal — just choose your student’s instrument section and arrangement and our website will guide you to the exact music selections for your class!

To get started, select your section and arrangement below:
Woodwind Solo
Woodwind Ensemble
Brass Solo
Brass Ensemble
Percussion Solo
Percussion Ensemble
String
Vocal

Want some help from our staff? Here at Pender’s we are well-versed in UIL performance requirements and would be happy to help you find the right composition. Give us a call at 800-772-5918 to talk with us today!

Get Ready for 2018 contest season

It’s Time to Prep for Spring 2018 Contests!

The 2018 contest season is just around the corner, and here at Pender’s we have all the band and orchestra music you need! Our prescribed music lists make it easy to find your sheet music, and our friendly staff are experts when it comes to performance requirements for state contests — they can help you find whatever you’re looking for!

Check out these lists on our website to find new music, marching materials, sightreading, and more!

Texas UIL Band PML Additions 2017 – 2018
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 love to help, and best of luck competing in 2018!

Jazz Education Network

Jazz Things Up: Pender’s at the JEN Jazz Conference

This year we’ll be at the 9th Annual JEN Jazz Conference! Join us January 3-6 in Dallas, Texas to peruse and purchase jazz charts, books, recordings and other materials. Have a special request? If there’s a piece you’d like to see in-person, feel free to call us in advance at (800) 772-5918 and we’ll bring it to the conference just for you!

Teachers and directors: remember 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!

It’s Beginning to Sound Like Christmas at Pender’s

Christmas SpiritWe’re stocked up on great holiday sheet music titles just in time to get your classroom or church group ready for Christmas events. Our Christmas Spirit collection features our new and best-selling Christmas sheet music favorites.

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
Find Christmas favorites for jazz, band, orchestra, and instrumental solo/ensemble

Perk up your Christmas piano and organ selections with these fantastic piano solos and ensembles.


CHRISTMAS CANTATAS AND CHORAL
New Christmas cantatas and choral music are also in stock. Shop now for seasonal materials or to find the perfect songs for your Christmas vocal music, songs for elementary classrooms, and new Christmas musicals.


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.

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Randall Faber

Randall Faber Piano Teacher Workshop

ATTEND IN DALLAS, DENTON, OR OKLAHOMA CITY

Pender’s is proud to sponsor the 2017 Piano Adventures Teacher Workshop in the following locations:

DENTON, TX
Tuesday, Aug 15
9:30 am – 12:00 pm (registration begins at 9:00 am)

First United Methodist Church Denton
201 S. Locust Street
Denton, TX 76201

To register: 940-382-7124 / 800-772-5918 or info@penders.com
Register by Aug 7.


DALLAS, TX
Wednesday, Aug 16
9:30 am – 12:00 pm (registration begins at 9:00 am)

Steinway Hall – Dallas
5301 N. Central Expy.
Dallas, TX 75205

To register: Contact Whitney Satterfield at Steinway Hall 214-526-1853 or whitney@steinwaypianos.com
Register by Aug 9.


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Friday, Aug 18
9:30 am – 12:00 pm (registration begins at 9:00 am)

Westminster Presbyterian Church
4400 N. Shartel Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

To register: Contact David Snelson  405-842-7825 / 800-772-8405 or dsnelson@penders.com
Register by Aug 11.

Southwest Music 2017 Summer Exhibition

Southwest Music Summer Exhibition
July 21–22 in San Antonio, TX

Pender’s will be at the Southwest Music Summer Exhibition in San Antonio again this year with our extensive selection of band, choir, and orchestra materials available for purchase. We’re excited to have Jerry West as a guest in our booth this year as an added bonus!

Teachers and directors: remember 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.

The event will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. See you in San Antonio!


Pender's AppView & listen to music at the event with the Pender’s App.
Download the Pender’s App on your Smartphone from the AppStore, or get it on Google Play. The Pender’s App allows you to scan the barcode of most music, and then listen to audio and view the score. You can also add products to your Pender’s Cart for purchase, or to your Wishlist for later reference.

Download on the App Store Get it on Google playWe recommend creating an online account so you can access your Wishlist from any device.

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Summer Sacred Choral Reading Session

Sacred Choral Reading Session Summer 2017

Anticipate the Changing Seasons with New Fall and Christmas Choral Music

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. Patti Drennan, one of our favorite clinicians, 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 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Quail Springs United Methodist Church

14617 N. Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

Schedule:
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

March Moving Sale in Carrollton 30% – 50% Savings!

Carrollton Moving Sale

To Our Loyal Customers:

On April 1st our Carrollton and Denton shops will consolidate into one location at our newly remodeled Denton address. The consolidated Pender’s location will allow us to carry a larger selection of print music and maintain the personal service you’ve come to expect from our company.

To help us prepare for this transition, we’re offering you the chance to purchase the remaining keyboard, vocal, elementary, and handbell music from our Carrollton shop at 30% – 50% savings, through March 31st. These savings are limited to the on-hand quantities at the Carrollton location, so don’t delay! Loyalty Members will still receive points on these sale purchases that may be used in the future.

Starting April 1st, we invite all our Carrollton area customers to continue to shop with us at our Denton location. Please note that special orders taken in Carrollton during March will be available for pickup and shipping from the Denton location.

It has been our honor and privilege to service the Carrollton area over the last 10 years. Pender’s Music Co. values your support and looks forward to see you soon in the Denton location. If you prefer to place your orders on-line, please consider using our web site, www.penders.com. You can also email orders to orders@penders.com with your special instructions or call us at our toll-free number to speak to one of our helpful and friendly employees: (800) 772-5918. We are here to serve you!

Thank you for your continued patronage,
Richard Gore
President
richardg@penders.com

TMEA Convention 2017

TMEA Convention 2017

JOIN US FEBRUARY 8-11, 2017 IN SAN ANTONIO

Pender’s looks forward to setting up 40 booth spaces at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio for the Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention. This will take place February 8-11 and is the largest event of its kind in the nation, with more than 26,000 attendees. Come by to check out our stock of sheet music and related materials from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday or from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.


PRE-ORDER FOR CONVENTION

Need something specific? Let us save you some valuable time by placing your order with us in advance and picking it up at TMEA! Build a wish-list here on the site or email your list to orders@penders.com. Let us know that you would like to pick up the items during the convention on any order or PO, and we’ll have your materials ready when you arrive. To ensure that your request is completely filled in time for the show, we suggest sending us your purchase order early.

Pender's AppUSE THE PENDER’S APP TO PREVIEW & LISTEN TO SHEET MUSIC
Download the free Pender’s app on your smartphone, click “scan barcode,” and hold your phone over the barcode of most sheet music. You can view, listen, and purchase music immediately or, if you’re logged into your Pender’s account, add products to your wish-list.

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CARROLLTON LOCATION CLOSED FEB 7 – 11 FOR TMEA

The Dallas (Carrollton) Pender’s location will be closed Tuesday, February 7 to Saturday, February 11 to prepare for, and participate in, the TMEA Convention. Our Denton and Oklahoma City stores will remain open to assist you.

Pender’s Joy of Singing

Joy of Singing and Pender's Sacred Music Session


JOIN PENDER’S MUSIC CO. THIS SUMMER FOR JOY OF SINGING, JOY OF WORSHIP, AND PENDER’S CHURCH MUSIC SESSIONS

Lewisville Convention Center at the Hilton Garden Inn
785 SH 121 • Lewisville, TX 75067
Friday, July 7 – Saturday, July 8
Graduate credit offered.*


2017 EVENT SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION:

Friday, July 7

The Joy of Singing: Middle/High School Choir & Movement
9:00 am – 4:00 pm $55
Courtesy of Hal Leonard: the most popular reading session in the nation. It’s the best of the best for school choirs. 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, SAB, and SATB music and movement for middle school and high school groups. PLUS: 2 spotlight topic sessions**
Clinicians: John Jacobson, Mac Huff, Greg Gilpin, Roger Emerson, Cristi Miller
REGISTER FOR JOY OF SINGING: MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL NOW

The Joy of Singing: Elementary Choir Music & Movement
9:00 am – 4:00 pm $55
Classroom materials and beginning choir music featuring nationally known composers and arrangers. Unison, 2-Part and 3-Part Mixed music and movement for young, developing choirs. PLUS: 2 spotlight topic sessions**
Clinicians: John Jacobson, Mac Huff, Greg Gilpin, Roger Emerson, Cristi Miller
REGISTER FOR JOY OF SINGING: ELEMENTARY NOW


Saturday, July 8

The Joy of Singing: Classroom Resources
9:00 am – 4:00 pm $55
Collections, activities, movement and musicals for the general music classroom
PLUS: 2 spotlight topic sessions**

Clinicians: John Jacobson, Roger Emerson, Cristi Miller, Greg Gilpin
REGISTER FOR JOY OF SINGING: CLASSROOM RESOURCES NOW

Joy of Worship & Pender’s Sacred Choral Session (presented together)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm $55
Hal Leonard Joy of Worship presents choral music in a variety of voicings for every sacred setting. Varying from traditional to contemporary worship styles, this session provides a multitude of choral resources for beautifying your worship. Something for every church!

Pender’s Sacred Choral Session is a multi-publisher church choral music reading session including music from Lorenz, Hope, Alfred, and Soundforth.

Clinicians: Joseph Martin, Brad Nix, Heather Sorenson, Bradley Ellingboe, and Patti Drennan
REGISTER FOR JOY OF WORSHIP/PENDER’S SACRED NOW


All Attendees Receive:

  • Morning coffee & light lunch
  • Complimentary music packets***
  • 10% discount on all items purchased at workshop
    ***Music packets of most of the music presented. Prices and workshop details subject to change.

JOY OF SINGING HOTELS:

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Lewisville (workshop site)
785 SH 121 Bypass | Lewisville TX 75067
972-459-4600
Rate: $129/night
Group Code: PENDB
Booking Deadline: June 14
Book online now

Joy of Singing sessions feature new music from: Hal Leonard | Shawnee Press | Boosey & Hawkes | G. Schirmer Caldwell & Ivory | DeHaske | Fred Bock Music Company | Pavane Publishing

VanderCook College of Music
*VanderCook College of Music will allow attendees of Joy of Singing 1 hour of graduate credit. To be eligible, a student must have a degree in a music-related discipline. Any exceptions must be approved directly by VanderCook College of Music. To earn the credit, a student must attend two full days of Joy of Singing workshops. Students must also complete and submit the assigned project within two weeks after the completion of workshops: a lesson plan for at least one selected choral piece from the Joy of Singing workshops that you attend. A template will be provided for the lesson plan. Tuition: $320, due in full with VanderCook College of Music registration. Get more information here or contact Patrick Benson, Director of Continuing and Online Education at pbenson@vandercook.edu or 312-788-1139.

**Spotlight topic sessions are 30-minute “mini-clinics” by presenters on a topic relevant to the age group focused on that day.

Those categories with “movement” specified will have John Jacobson choreography demonstrations integrated into the session, as time allows. Access to John Jacobson choreography videos and notes for 20 new songs is included in the registration fee for all school sessions.