ABOUT BALQUHIDDER MUSIC AND GLEN LYON BOOKS -
Established in 1991, the Balquhidder Music catalog contains an extensive list of brass pedagogical and chamber music works by leading international performers and teachers. That list includes Bai Lin, William Bing, Irving Bush, Charles Fricke, Jon Gresham, Clifford Lillya, Rob Roy McGregor, Anthony Plog, Mark Ponzo, Roy Poper, Bobby Shew, Pierre Thibaud and William Vacchiano.
The mission of Balquhidder Music is to publish and leave a legacy of the finest publications for trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba. Among its outstanding list of contributing editors are James Bovinette (Arban), Allan Dean, Mark Dulin, Michael Ewald (Bach and Telemann), Mario Guarneri (Schumann), John Korak (Concone), David Mathie, Gordon Mathie (Telemann), Raymond Mase (American Brass Quintet Series), Rob Roy McGregor (Fricke, Lillya), Neil Mueller, Howard Rowe (Bach, Ralph Sauer (Bach and Brahms), Wenger (Bach), Yager (Beibl).
Composers of solo and ensemble works (either original or in arrangement) include C. P. E. Bach, J. S. Bach, David Baldwin, Jason Basoco, Jeffrey H. Bauer, Paul Bhasin, L. Beethoven, Lauren Bernofsky, Johannes Brahms, Kevin Brown, Paul Dukas, Richard Halligan, Jacob Handl, Paul Kirby, Nick Lane, Frederick Lesemann, Mark Lewis, Rob Roy McGregor, Kevin McKee, Greg McLean, Fred Mills, Maceo Pinkard, Henry Purcell, Giacomo Puccini, Raúl Rodríguez, Howard Rowe, Robert Schumann, Joey Sellers, G. P. Telemann, Britton Theurer, J. Thielmans.
Founder and President, Rob Roy McGregor, brings thirty-five years of major orchestral trumpet experience (Baltimore Symphony, eleven years, Los Angeles Philharmonic, twenty-four years) to the music publishing company.
The name "Balquhidder", a word of Gaelic origin, derives from the area in Scotland where that most famous MacGregor, Rob Roy, lived and is buried.
Glen Lyon Books was begun in 2013, specially to publish Jean-Michel Pilc's ,"It's About Music". We've added "Trumpet Lessons", edited by Rob Roy McGregor, and Kristy Morrell's "Musician, Heal Thyself, a Self-Help Guide for Hornists". These three titles are also available for the iPad and the Kindle.