Shawnee Press - Divisions

Divisions

Shawnee Press represents the publications of the following divisions: Concert Works Unlimited is the instrumental division of Shawnee Press which features music for concert bands and orchestras, instrumental ensembles and solos, studies and methods and reference recordings. The catalog includes works by Ades, Creston, Nunez, Gearhart, Frackenpohl, Del Borgo, Bauernschmidt, Zaninelli, and others.

GlorySound, founded in 1976, is the contemporary Christian music division of Shawnee Press. The catalog consists of choral music, piano collections, music for instrumental ensembles, and listening cassettes and CDs. Companion products including cassette/CD tracks, instrumental parts, and orchestrations are available for many of the chorals. Among the composers featured in the GlorySound catalog are Cindy Berry, Don Besig and Nancy Price, Pepper Choplin, Benjamin Harlan, Mark Hayes, David Lantz III, Lloyd Larson, Joseph M. Martin, and J. Paul Williams.

Harold Flammer Music, founded by Harold Flammer, Sr. in 1922 and acquired by Shawnee Press in 1970, is the traditional Christian music division of Shawnee Press. The catalog consists of choral music, piano and organ collections, handbell compositions, and music for instrumental ensembles. Among the composers featured in the Harold Flammer Music catalog are Don Besig and Nancy Price, Pepper Choplin, Lee Dengler, Benjamin Harlan, Mark Hayes, Hal H. Hopson, David Lantz III, Lloyd Larson, Robert Lau, Patrick M. Liebergen, Joseph M. Martin, Ruth Elaine Schram, and J. Paul Williams.

Margun Music was founded in 1975 by composer/conductor Gunther Schuller and became part of the Music Sales group of companies in October 1999. The catalog is known for supporting many composers at the earliest stages of their careers, including Ellen Zwilich, David Lang, Steve Mackey, Nicholas Thorne, Olly Wilson and others, while also publishing the concerts works of Alec Wilder and Nikos Skalkottas, as well as jazz, vernacular music, and early music. Margun's inventory of printed music is available from retail music dealers. Rental works are available from the G. Schirmer Rental Library.

Mark Foster Music is dedicated to serving choral conductors by providing them with distinctive original repertoire, as well as auxiliary materials and services to facilitate their conducting and teaching endeavors. The catalog contains sacred and secular works and features the choral works of Rene Clausen, Z. Randall Stroope, Valerie Shields, Andre Thomas, Chester Alwes, Cora and Robert Scholz, and others.

SandSoundS was founded by Norm Sands in 1992 to promote his own motivating music for beginning recorder students. SandSoundS is a catalog of "cool music for cool kids." It features beginning recorder music with current themes, sounds and accompaniment cassettes and CDs. SandSoundS products are packaged as kits containing reproducible parts for the classroom and accompaniment cassettes.

Shawnee Press was originally founded in 1939 by renowned choirmaster, Fred Waring. Shawnee Press publishes educational, concert, and sacred choral and instrumental music. The catalog features standard repertoire for all areas of music education from the elementary specialist through adult community choirs.

Wide World Music was founded in the early 1980s and publishes music for the K-8 classroom and for school musical programs with an emphasis on material that motivates, inspires and colors the childᅡメs attitude toward the whole process of learning. Products include musical plays, collections, recorder music, chorals and music learning programs for all grades.