Category Archives: Events

NAfME Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

March is Music In Our Schools Month®.  The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has named March as Music in our Our Schools Month®. Schools and communities around the nation will participate in activities and initiatives geared toward heightening awareness … Continue reading

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Church Choral Reading Session with Joel Raney

Join us this Saturday, January 12th from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm for our Sacred Reading workshop at the First Presbyterian Church in Edmond, OK. Pianist, conductor, composer and clinician Joel Raney will introduce more than 40 new Easter and General … Continue reading

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Work Backwards for Success

A Choir Teacher Prepares for the New School Year [by Guest Blogger, Denise Eaton] We are people of “beginnings” but I have found that teaching requires something more from me. Instead of thinking about the beginning of the year, think … 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

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Arranging Pop Tunes for Choir

For Choral Cache Thursday, here’s an article that was recently written for “Ledger Lines,” an e-newsletter that is produced by Alfred Publishing. It’s written by Michael Spresser, one of Alfred’s choral editors: Arranging Today’s Pop Chorals By Michael Spresser Alfred … 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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Sing-a-bration 2011 Wrap-Up

Greetings from Texas! Were you able to attend Sing-a-bration in Lewisville, and want to make sure that you got the best-of-the-best for the upcoming school year? Or, were you unable to join us, and you’d like know what you missed? … 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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AGO Region VII Convention

Meeting and helping our customers, one-on-one, is one of the things that we enjoy doing most, and while it would be great if all of our customers had a chance to visit with us in our stores, we know that … Continue reading

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