The Lorenz Corporation has three active music-publishing imprints—Heritage Music Press, Lorenz, and SoundForth—and is the exclusive distributor for AGEHR—Handbell Musicians of America, Crystal Sea Music Publishing, Lillenas (keyboard, instrumental, and vocal), and Santa Barbara Music Publishing. We are the world's largest source of music for handbells and are one of the leading publishers of choral music.
Heritage Music Press is among the industry-leading publishers of choral music and resources for the general music classroom. Publications under this imprint include octavos for all voicings and in styles ranging from novelty to the finest repertoire for contests and festivals, musicals and collections, game books, manipulatives, and Orff and text resources. They continue to resonate with music educators because of our commitment to bringing music into the lives of young people in a meaningful way and to helping students learn the fundamentals of music while engendering a lifelong love of the art.
An extensive catalog with numerous contributors, Heritage Music Press is proud to publish works by today's best school writers and composers including Artie Almeida, Patricia Bourne, Mark Burrows, Greg Gilpin, Victor C. Johnson, Mary Lynn Lightfoot, Z.Randall Stroope, André J. Thomas, and Douglas E. Wagner.
Douglas E. Wagner
Interim Executive Choral Editor
Classroom Resources Editor
Victor C. Johnson
Dedicated to serving today's church musicians, Lorenz publishes worship music for all singers and instrumentalists. With offerings ranging from our flagship magazine subscriptions to stirring arrangements for the contemporary church genre, our choral, vocal, keyboard, handbell, brass, woodwind, and string publications are diverse in style and level of difficulty.
Among the more than 200 titles published each year by Lorenz, you'll find music from the best of today's church composers including Pepper Choplin, Mark Hayes, Victor C. Johnson, Lloyd Larson, Gilbert M. Martin, Mary McDonald, Ruth Elaine Schram, Larry Shackley, Jean Anne Shafferman, and Douglas E. Wagner.
Jean Anne Shafferman
Douglas E. Wagner
Larry F. Pugh
SoundForth Music publishes music within the sphere of traditional, sacred music. Its catalog includes more than 1,000 products, including choral octavos, cantatas, keyboard collections, instrumental solos and ensembles, and handbell pieces. SoundForth exists to produce music that serves churches, Christian schools, and individuals for the glory of God.
For a complete list of the imprints and copyrights held by The Lorenz Corporation, please visit our Imprints and Copyrights List.