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Friday, July 15, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing Band, Orchestra, and Vocal Titles Selected for TX UIL 2011 PML

Alfred Music Publishing Band, Orchestra, and Vocal Titles Selected for Texas UIL 2011 Prescribed Music List

Los Angeles, CA — July 14, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing, world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, is proud to announce the inclusion of 70 premier band, orchestra, and vocal titles onto the 2011 Prescribed Music List by the University Interscholastic League, provider and sponsor of educational extracurricular contests for the state of Texas. Designed to support and enrich music education, the UIL music program benefits approximately a half million middle school, junior high, and high school students who participate in its music events in the state of Texas annually.

The UIL has selected 70 new Alfred titles to add onto the cumulative Prescribed Music List used by educators and directors across the state of Texas as the repertoire guide for performance and contest selections.

To view Alfred’s titles on the 2011 UIL Prescribed Music List, visit

“We’re honored to continue in our strong relationship with the Texas UIL,” commented Andrew Surmani, Alfred’s Senior Vice President, School and Church Team. “Alfred Music Publishing believes in the lifelong benefits that musical performance and education pass on to young musicians. It brings great joy to know that our titles within the PML will serve to enhance and enrich the lives of young talent.”

The Texas UIL is the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world designed to support and enrich the teaching of music as an integral component of the public school curriculum. Each year, 10 interscholastic music events are held by the UIL music program that endeavor to challenge, motivate, and inspire young musicians beyond the classroom setting. Additionally, the UIL provides leadership and guidance to public school debate and athletic teachers, administered by school people on a fair and equitable basis.

For more information on Alfred Music Publishing or its catalog of educational and popular artist print music, visit

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA.



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