Daehn Publications

Daehn Publications, founded in 1987, features many outstanding works for concert band by Larry Daehn, Pierre LaPlante, Chris Bernotas, and many other important composers of recent years.  Formerly headquartered in New Glarus, Wisc., Daehn has been distributed by Barnhouse since 2017.  Click here to browse the Daehn Publications catalog.

Smart Chart Music

Founded in 2003 by veteran composer/trumpeter/educator Mike Carubia, SmartChart Music features the fines in jazz ensemble music.  Featuring playable arrangements of fully licensed Thad Jones standards, the SmartChart catalog includes works by Mike Carubia, Andy Farber, Carl Strommen, and other leading jazz writers.  Click here to browse the SmartChart Music catalog.

Claude T. Smith Publications, Inc.

Claude T. Smith (1932-1987) remains one of the most beloved composers of band music, and through the catalogue of Claude T. Smith Publications, Inc., many classic works have been reprinted, and several never-before-published works are now available. Click here to browse the Claude T. Smith Publications catalog.

Sandy Feldstein’s PlayinTime Publications, Inc.

Founded by music education and publishing legend Sandy Feldstein in 1997, PlayinTime offers a wealth of educational publications, including the Yamaha Advantage series of band method books. Click here to browse PlayinTime Publications.

Willow Blossom Music

Under the direction and guidance of Sousa authority Keith Brion, Willow Blossom Music features the finest critical editions of many classic compositions of John Philip Sousa, meticulously edited for today’s concert bands, and accompanied by a wealth of documentation, program notes, and rehearsal suggestions. Click here to browse the Willow Blossom Music catalog.

William Allen Music, Inc.

Founded in the 1970’s by Jay Chattaway, Ralph Gingery, and Jeff Taylor, William Allen Music became a highly successful publisher of music for concert band and jazz ensemble.  Classic William Allen publications including “Mazama” and “Parade of the Tall Ships” are included in this outstanding catalog. Click here to browse the William Allen Music catalog.

The Hindsley Transcriptions, Ltd.

The Hindsley Transcriptions, Ltd. Include many major orchestral works expertly transcribed for concert band by Mark H. Hindsley (1905-1999), former Director of Bands at the University of Illinois.  Included are compositions by Bach, Brahms, Dvorak, Moussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saens, Sousa, Strauss, Tschaikowsky, Wagner, Weber, and others.  In many cases, the only available band version of these works is the Hindsley transcription.


Leonard B. Smith’s BOVACO Music is an extraordinary catalog of music from the great American classic concert band era.  In addition to reprinted editions of many famous marches, transcriptions, and other band works, the BOVACO catalog features hundreds of band accompaniments to vocal and instrumental solos. Click here to browse the BOVACO catalog.

Arco String Publications

Arco String Publications present the finest in educational music for the developing string orchestra. Click here to browse ARCO String Publications.

Karl L. King Music House

Founded by legendary band musician Karl L. King in 1920, the King Music House features many famous and popular marches and other works by King as well as other composers.  Acquired by Barnhouse in 1975, virtually all Karl King works are now available from one source!

Birch Island Music Press

Founded in 1970 and wholly owned by C. L. Barnhouse Co., Birch Island Music Press is the ASCAP-affiliated publishing imprint which includes many works by Alfred Reed, James Swearingen, Steven Reineke, Ed Huckeby, David Shaffer, Rob Romeyn, Matt Conaway, and many others.

Walking Frog Records

Founded in 1995, Walking Frog Records gained international acclaim as “the” record company for band music enthusiasts!  Featuring recordings performed by The Washington Winds and the Studio A Big Band, the catalog was expanded to include a host of independently produced albums featuring instrumental soloists and ensembles, as well as the famous Detroit Concert Band recordings of “The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa” and “Gems of the Concert Band.”

Funky Winkerbean Comic Books and Posters

Featuring the hilarious activities of the “World’s Greatest Band Director,” Harry L. Dinkle, the Funky Winkerbean comic strip series by Tom Batiuk has entertained and amused readers for decades.  Several anthologies of comics, as well as series of fun band room posters featuring Harry L. Dinkle, and included in this product line. Click here to browse the Harry L. Dinkle products.

Opus III Wind Orchestra Publications

Opus III was developed at the start of the new millennium to produce and promote extended and more ambitions works for wind band.  The catalog includes symphonies for band by Steven Reineke and Robert W. Smith, as well as works by Michael A. Mogensen, Anthony LaBounty, David W. Gorham, and others.

Chesford Music Publications

Founded in the 1970’s and wholly owned by C. L. Barnhouse Co., Chesford Music Publications is the BMI-affiliated publishing imprint which includes many works by Warren Barker, Lennie Niehaus, Les Hooper, and many others.

Norman Lee Publishing Co.

Founded in the 1970’s by composer Andy Clark, Norman Lee Publishing found great success initially with publications designed especially for very small and less-experienced marching bands, and later grew to add music for concert band, string orchestra, jazz ensemble, and a tremendously successful series of “Gig Books,” designed both for combo performance as well as learning improvisation.