Category Archives: Band

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What is MSMISP? -or- Who Wants $1000 of Free Sheet Music?

We had the good fortune to speak with TMEA about the MSMISP grant program more in depth. They were very helpful in providing answers to some of your most frequently asked questions. We thought we would share what they had … Continue reading

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The Marine Band’s Proud Tradition of Performing at Presidential Inaugurations

What would the presidential inauguration be without the participation of “The President’s Own” — the United States’ Marine Band?  Here’s a brief, visual history by the band’s official historian, MGySgt Michael. Ressler. Did you have a favorite performance from today’s … Continue reading

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Rubik’s Cube Inspired Music Controller

The MusixCube handheld controller interfaces with a variety of digital music production software including Logic, Ableton Live, ProTools and other MIDI controllers. The device was created by Muthesius Academy of Art and Design student Hauke Scholz as his B.A. thesis project.  … Continue reading

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BCS Battle of the Bands

Which BCS championship contender has the best fight Song? Let us know your thoughts by posting a comment below.  

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Keepin’ it Real: Music [Education] in the Social and Digital Age

Companies large and small go in and out of business all the time, much like the ebb and flow of the tides each day. There is no sector of business immune to it, and sometimes there seems no rhyme or … Continue reading

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The Magnifica @ TMEA | TCU | TWU | UNT

The Magnifica Brass Quintet from France @ TMEA | TCU | TWU | UNTFeb. 6, 7 & 10, 2012 Pender’s Music Co., Arpeges of France (IMD), and Music 1st are bringing the Magnifica Brass Quintet to the February 2012 Texas … Continue reading

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Where Sheet Music, Competition & Creativity Collide (in TX)

If you live in the state of Texas, and you’re involved in music and education in the schools, then the two acronyms TX UIL and TX PML likely spill freely and frequently from your lips. And even if you’re not … Continue reading

Posted in A Cappella, Band, Brass, Choral, Concert Band, Education & Teaching, Events, Instrumental, Marching Band, Orchestra, Percussion, Program Music, UIL, UIL | PML, University Interscholastic League, Woodwind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notation Software: Are You Ready for an Upgrade?

Sibelius 7 In stock and available now from Pender’s Music Co…the NEW edition of Sibelius, a gold standard in music notation software! And what’s even better is that we’re able to help Educators make the upgrade! The latest generation of one of … Continue reading

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Texas UIL | PML & You

The University Interscholastic League was created by The University of Texas at  Austin in 1910. It facilitates educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests, and has grown into the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world. In particular, … Continue reading

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Pender’s as the Arkansas Traveler

It’s always nice to have the opportunity to display at band and orchestra meetings and conventions. There’s nothing better than face-to-face time with our customers. And it’s especially nice if it’s combined with the appearance of noted clinicians, conductors or … Continue reading

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