Category Archives: Instrumental

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Today in Music History – Jazz Music Breaks the Culture Barrier

It was 69 years ago today, on January 18, 1944, that the  New York City Metropolitan Opera House opened its doors to a whole new audience by hosting its first-ever jazz concert. Among the jazz legends performing that evening, were   Louis Armstrong, … 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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Tapspace: The Shock-and-Awe of Percussion Sheet Music

Do you know Tapspace? Tapspace Publications™ is a sheet music publishing company that specializes in creative, notorious, riotous, even shock-and-awe percussion sheet music. Since the late 1990s, their focus has been on providing advanced rudimental percussion sheet music and concert … 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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Back to Bach

The Denton Bach Society (DBS) hosts a competition each year for young musicians, where the prizes in each division include $150 cash, a Pender’s Music Co. gift certificate, and the opportunity to perform at a Denton Bach Society event. Any … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Horn Day

It’s Wednesday — Midweek Newspeak for Band and Instrumental @ Pender’s Music Co.! As we begin 2011, we also begin a new initiative — The Pender’s Buzz — an added way in bringing content, resources, teaching tidbits & strategies, social … Continue reading

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