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Black Receives Award for Visionary Leadesrship & Impact on Music Community

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Oct 09, 2012
Van Nuys, CA

The Percussive Arts Society (PAS) has awarded Dave Black, percussionist/composer and vice president and editor-in-chief, School & Church Publications at Alfred Music Publishing, the 2012 Percussive Arts Society President’s Industry Award for his visionary leadership and profound impact on the music community at large. This award was established to recognize individuals in the percussion industry and beyond who have demonstrated significant achievement in their field and outstanding support of the PAS.

Ron Manus, CEO at Alfred, commented: “We are so proud of Dave’s career achievements. His legacy is unparalleled, and his care and concern for music education in general is truly a model of excellence.” Mr. Black added, “It’s a very special thing to be recognized for your efforts by the PAS and its board of directors, and it’s an honor that I will cherish forever!”

As a recipient of the award, Dave Black will be recognized during the awards presentation Friday evening, November 2nd, at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) being held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX, October 31 - November 3.

About Alfred Music Publishing
Alfred Music Publishing is a Business Affiliate of the National Guild. Since its inception in 1922, Alfred Music Publishing remains dedicated to helping people learn, teach, or play music. Alfred currently offers more than 45,000 active titles including books, sheet music, software, and other varied media. A full range of musical levels, tastes and styles are represented, including the works of George and Ira Gershwin, Henry Mancini, Duke Ellington, John Williams and hundreds of others. Known for its long-standing success with Alfred's Basic Piano Library, Alfred is also the sole publisher outside of Japan of the Suzuki® Method. In addition to its own publications, Alfred distributes works from Dover Music, Faber Music and many other catalogs.

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