Submissions

THE BASICS

  1. Postal Mail:  You may “snail mail” your composition, but it will be returned ONLY if you enclose a SASE.
  2. Submit no more than three pieces at a time.
  3. Include a recording of a performance of the piece if you have one.
  4. Pieces longer than 6 minutes in duration submitted from composers not already in our catalog will not be accepted for review.
  5. A short introduction of yourself and your musical experience is encouraged.
  6. Do not submit any pieces to more than one publisher at a time – no simultaneous submissions accepted.

DETAILS

  1. Our catalog primarily reaches the school market – specifically those higher-end High School, College and University choirs.
  2. If using a published (copyrighted) poem, include a copy of the original poem, data about the poet, and any royalty agreements you may have reached prior to submission.
  3. Foreign language texts (including Latin) must have a pronunciation guide and translation attached.
  4. Traditionally all new manuscripts are reviewed by our new release committee once a year – generally in May. Therefore, please be advised that itcould be a while before you will hear a decision regarding your submission(s).

WHERE TO SEND YOUR MUSIC

SUBMISSIONS
GENTRY PUBLICATIONS
PO Box 570567
Tarzana, CA 91357