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Hal Leonard Names Nix New Shawnee Church Choral Consulting Editor

Location: Wisconsin, USA
MILWAUKEE – Hal Leonard Corporation and Shawnee Press are pleased to announce that Brad Nix will become the consulting editor for Shawnee church choral publications. He will facilitate the editorial process for new sacred releases and assist in the production and promotion of the Shawnee catalog of brands.
Dr. Nix brings a rich array of talents and experiences to this newly created position. His music is widely published in both academic and sacred catalogs, and his compositions are regularly featured at conferences and in concerts and festivals. He has been awarded numerous Editors’ Choice recognitions, and his critical and commercial success testifies to the excellence of his work. 
For the past eight years, Dr. Nix has taught piano, theory and composition at the collegiate level. He chairs the department of music at Sterling College in Kansas. With degrees in piano performance from Georgia State University and the University of Colorado at Boulder, he brings an impressive pedigree of accomplishments to this assignment.
A gifted pianist, he has concertized throughout the United States. His debut CD Sketches in Ivory has been very successful, as has the matching print music folio.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Brad to our publishing family. His gifts are a perfect combination of ministry, artistry and industry. I look forward to working with him to continue the Shawnee Press legacy of excellence,” states Joseph Martin, director of church music publications for Shawnee.
Hal Leonard Vice President of Choral Publications Emily Crocker adds, “We are delighted to have Brad become part of the Shawnee Press team. We look forward to the continued growth and success of the catalog.”
For more information or to order Shawnee Press publications, please contact Hal Leonard (800-554-0626,,
About Hal Leonard Corporation
Founded in 1947, Hal Leonard Corporation ( is the world’s largest music print publisher and digital content provider, producing songbooks, sheet music, educational publications, reference books, DVDs, magazines, eBooks, digital sheet music, apps and more.
The company is also a major distributor of music technology products, selling and marketing the most popular software, hard goods and accessories available today, to musicians and recording enthusiasts around the world.
In its more than 200,000 available publications and products, Hal Leonard represents many of the world’s best known and most respected publishers, artists, songwriters, arrangers and manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI and also has domestic offices in Winona, MN; New York; and Nashville; and offices abroad in Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.