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The Pepper Guarantee
Return anytime for full credit. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Since 1876 our goal has been to deliver the music you need, fast. Sometimes, knowing what you need can be complicated, and keeping music you can't use is expensive. That's why, when you need to make a return, we make it easy. No hassles or time limits, and always full credit. Satisfaction guaranteed.

"If you wish to return all or part of it for credit, that is YOUR privilege."
-1920 Everything Musical, J.W. Pepper & Son

On average, The Pepper Guarantee helps customers save 35% on their annual music purchases.

Need Help? We're Here.
Customer service is at the heart of everything we do. We strive to help you find the music you need and deliver it fast. We're serious about service. How serious? We answer over a quarter of a million calls a year in five seconds or less and are here six days a week. When you need help, we're here.

"I must say that this is one of the finest examples of true customer service I have encountered in a very long time."
-Marcia O, Centennial, CO

Order by 5 PM and it ships today.*
We know how important rehearsal time is. That's why we have over 150,000 items in stock, from over 1,000 publishers - so you have your music when you need it. Most Pepper orders ship the same day! If we have to special order for you, we ship as soon as it's received.

*In-stock orders received by our warehouse by 5 pm (Monday-Friday) will ship the same day.

"Our music orders arrive overnight – making it abundantly clear that you guys get it – we need it when we need it. You guys deliver. WOW! And, thanks."
-Connie E, Band Teacher, Payson, UT

"Fast, efficient service means more rehearsal time. Your music arrives exactly as you ordered it – when it's needed.
Time is money!"
1954 Complete Pepper Guide to Instrumental Music

30 days to try before you buy.
Need time to try it out? Schools, churches and community groups can ask for "music on approval" and we'll give you an extra 30 days to examine a copy of the music. Need more time? Just ask!

"The fact that I can order music on approval and pay after I have returned the music that does not work for my group is a huge benefit to my music dollar. Thank you for all your assistance that you offer to those of us in areas that are unable to view music any other way. We sincerely appreciate it!! "
-Janis H, Choir Director, Robinson, KS

"Limited budget? If so, we know you must order carefully. Our approval service enables you to select only music you are sure to use."
1962 Pepper Guide to Choral Music

Our store at your fingertips.
J.W. Pepper has been creating fine catalogs for music directors and educators since 1876. Early on, deliveries were made by horse-drawn carriage. Fast-forward 140 years and you can shop our catalogs online wherever you go: on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Explore the best new music, all in one place.
We review over 21,000 new titles each year and hand-select the very best. We check ranges, difficulty, playability and more and put it all at your fingertips. View the entire score and listen to full-length recordings from any device. All this is free to our customers. Editors' Choice gives you the best new music, all in one place, wherever you are.

"Thank you for a wonderful way to preview music! For the last two hours I have been perusing the material on this site. I love it. Thank you!"
-Nancy G, Choir Director, Gainesville, FL

Time-honored, proven repertoire.
Whether you're building a library or selecting music for your next performance, Pepper's Basic Library directs you to the time-honored, proven repertoire. Look for our Basic Library "star" while you shop.

Plan your next performance online for free.
My Library makes it easy to pick the right piece and plan the perfect concert. Add titles while you shop and review them later, so you always make the right choice when it's time to buy.

"I love that I can save all my favorites to one location and then organize by season or concert. Love it!"
-Joyce J, Choir Director, Wheeling, WV

Tomorrow too late? Have it now.
When you have a last-minute request or program change, even tomorrow can be too late. With ePrint, you can start rehearsing today! View your music on any device and print it when you're ready. ePrint works on virtually all browsers and operating systems, and there are no plug-ins to install. You can even make notes on the music and save them on your digital copies.

Try it today and select from over 150,000 pieces for band, choir, orchestra, piano, voice, and guitar. Every order is backed by The Pepper Guarantee.

"God bless JW Pepper and ePrinting. Kid lost original and I was able to buy only the part he needed for
contest tomorrow for $3." $wellspent

Get the right music.
Finding the right edition for state contests and festivals is important. We work with music organizations throughout the country to save you time, so you can focus on preparing your group. Shop lists from all 50 states. We make sure you get the right music.

"I LOVE that the state competitions have their lists of music selections on here."
-Jaime R, Band Director, El Paso, TX

Music for every Sunday.
Finding the right music is at the heart of your ministry. Our free worship planning tools are designed to save you time as you explore scripture-based music or music for liturgy. You can quickly find music by chapter and verse, or search the Revised Common (RCL) and Roman Catholic lectionaries. Music for every season and every Sunday!

"What an amazing addition to your wonderful services. The liturgical calendar is a great tool for church musicians."
-Tracy D, Director of Music Ministry, Plano, TX