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Virtual Band Video

Virtual Band Video

Apr 10, 2020

I know everyone’s seeing all of these virtual choirs, bands and orchestras going around on social media, and everyone wants to know how to do it. Now you don’t need to how. We’ve taken the mystery out of it and we’re ready to help you make a video with your band or string orchestra. It looks just like this. As you may guess, things are filling up quickly. The service is very affordable and we do most of the work for you. Please visit this link to get yourself in the queue ASAP. It’s time to make music together again!

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Inside the 2020 Concert Band Release

Inside the 2020 Concert Band Release

Apr 7, 2020

Here at GPG we're looking forward to the future and making music together again! We're envisioning ourselves learning, rehearsing and performing and wish the same for you as soon as we're on the other side of this! As such, we're very excited to announce the release of our New Concert Music for 2020! This year's release is packed with a variety of styles, grade levels, and two new composers!

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COVID-19: How can we help? A letter from our CEO

COVID-19: How can we help? A letter from our CEO

Mar 24, 2020

I hope this message finds you safe and healthy. I felt it time to connect with you, update you on the state of operations at GPG Music, and offer our help. Please take a few moments to read through these thoughts and carefully consider ways we can help you, your students and your communities to enjoy music during this bizarre situation. What educational obstacles can we help you overcome? The latter part of this message describes what we already have in place, but we are eager to hear from you about other ways we can help you inspire your students while we weather this situation.

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Inspire the next generation in the face of the Coronavirus!

Inspire the next generation in the face of the Coronavirus!

Mar 16, 2020

With schools closing around the country, band programs are experiencing various interruptions, but we are still finding ways to help music educators inspire the next generation! One of the ways we are doing this is by including SmartMusic files with every marching band purchase at no additional charge through May 31, 2020 (coupon code SmartMusic2020). You can pair this with SmartMusic's offer of free subscriptions for schools impacted by COVID-19 closures who do not already have a SmartMusic subscription. This SmartMusic subscription offer can be accessed at www.smartmusic.com.

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Music Ed Mentor Podcast

Music Ed Mentor Podcast

Feb 14, 2020
 
Catch our own Steve Martin on the Music Ed Mentor Podcast, hosted by Elisa Jones. Listen in as they discuss copyright issues for music educators. 
 
 
Click here, or copy the link below! 
 
 
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-music-ed-mentor-podcast/id1246551618?mt=2 
 
  
Be sure to check out Steve Martin's music HERE!

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Composer's Corner - Featuring Charles Thompson

Composer's Corner - Featuring Charles Thompson

Jan 14, 2020

Here are thoughts from composer Charles Thompson on his new marching band show Castaway!

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Composer's Corner - Featuring Shaun Salem

Composer's Corner - Featuring Shaun Salem

Dec 6, 2019

Immortal Beloved is my first foray into the world of composition for Marching Band, and I have the wonderful team at GPG to thank for making this publication a reality. 

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Composer's Corner - Featuring Steve Martin

Composer's Corner - Featuring Steve Martin

Dec 6, 2019

2019 was a fun year for me as a composer and arranger for marching band. I did more arranging of other people's work than usual, and it was a fun challenge to take such a wide variety of source material and adapt it for some very good high school and college bands.

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2020 Marching Band Show Release

2020 Marching Band Show Release

Dec 3, 2019

Choose the story that will inspire your students’ love for music with the newly released 2020 Marching Band Show catalog! GPG Music has handpicked 10 of the best Marching Band shows that will make you fall in love with directing and spark your student’s inspiration.

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Bandworld Magazine's Top 100

Bandworld Magazine's Top 100

Nov 12, 2019
We're thrilled to announce that two of our concerts Love’s Journey (directed by David Bobrowitz & arranged 
by Kenneth P. Soper) and Sidewalk Learnin’! (by Gary P. Gilroy)have been selected to be part of the upcoming 
Bandworld's Top 100! 

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