Ask the Editors

How does a piece earn an Editors' Choice designation?
For large performance groups such as choir, band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, and marching band, Pepper editors evaluate the music's musical and pedagogi...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:31 AM
What music does Pepper have in stock?
Pepper has inventory for over 150,000 pieces of music. We stock most of the material we feature in our catalogs and online recommendations and regularly bri...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:35 AM
What do I do if I am having difficulty finding a piece of music?
We want to help you find it and our Contact Center is the best place to start. Our product experts back up our contact center associates as needed.    How ...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:44 AM
Where can I find mixed instrumentation music for strings and winds?
Music with flexible instrumentation for wind and string players can be found by including the words "flexible" or "mixed instrumentation"...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 12:39 PM
How can I know if a multicultural arrangement is authentic?
Arrangers often provide details about the source material and historical context of a song in the program notes. Check the score preview for program notes u...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:47 AM
Where can I find more digital or interactive resources students can use in 1:1 classrooms?
Many digital or interactive resources that can be utilized in a 1:1 school – in any ensemble or classroom – can be found on the Secondary General Music and ...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 1:01 PM
Where can I find easy full orchestra music?
There are many arrangements for intermediate full orchestra; however, beginning-level pieces are rare due to the disparity in key, rhythms, and range betwee...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 12:48 PM
Why don't all pieces have either audio or a score to review?
For decades Pepper has been amassing hundreds of thousands of recording, score, and video previews to help you make buying decisions. We ask all publishers ...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:37 AM