Here is the press release I just received from FJH concerning the selling of the Faber catalogue. On November 30, 2009, The FJH Music Company Inc. ("FJH") announced the sale of the Piano Adventures® catalog and other publications written by Nancy and Randall Faber to a corporation controlled by Nancy [...]
Hal Leonard has posted an official press release regarding the acquisition of distribution rights of the Fabers entire catalogue. Most of these details I have already posted in this previous post, but here is one new comment by Hal Leonard president Larry Morton, We have long respected the success of [...]
Well, the word is out amongst the piano teaching boards. Effective December 7th, Hal Leonard will be the official distributor of Nancy and Randall Faber's Piano Adventures series. They will begin working with the Hal Leonard staff to produce new publications which will include many songs from Hal Leonard's large [...]
This will be an ongoing series consisting of questions that I have received after giving the Composition for Kids lecture. The first three questions came from members of KMTA this summer. They included: When do you have your students first begin writing down their compositions? Do you have your beginning [...]
Several budding composers have asked my advice on submitting manuscripts to publishing companies. I've given them a few suggestions, but I recently found this Guide to Submitting Manuscripts from the Lorenz Corporation that captures a lot of the things that composers need to consider before submitting manuscripts. There is excellent advice [...]
Should you have any dreams about becoming rich as a composer, it might be helpful to know who makes what in the music publishing business. And be sure you read to the end because I've updated this post since it was written 6 years ago. Now mind you, I'm not [...]
Andrew Dubber asks advice of Birmingham based intellectual property lawyer Stuart Price. Every new composer attempting to enter the world of publishing would do well to take his advice. Visit Andrew's site New Music Strategies for other great posts!