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For Immediate Release August 2011

Denise Eaton Joins Carl Fischer Music as Choral/ Vocal Editor

Denise EatonNew York, NY — Carl Fischer Music is delighted to welcome Denise Eaton to our team as Choral/Vocal Editor. Her impressive background in choral music education will be an asset to the company. Mrs. Eaton will oversee our yearly choral releases, working closely with composers and providing directors with the best new music for their school groups. "We are very excited at Carl Fischer to have Denise Eaton join our editorial team,” says Editor-in-Chief Larry Clark. “She brings a wealth of real classroom experience along with leadership in the choral and music education field. We know that with these talents and experiences, Mrs. Eaton will take our choral program to a new level of success."

Denise Eaton has taught secondary choral music for nearly 30 years. A native Texan, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin where she received a Bachelor of Music degree in education with emphasis in piano and voice. Mrs. Eaton has taken an active role in her profession and is currently serving as the Immediate Past-President of the Texas Music Educator's Association. Past service includes: Area Vocal Chairman, Region Vocal Chairman, All-Region choir organizer and auditions host. At the state level, she has served as the All-State Choir Organizer, All-State Section Leader, facilities manager, and as the Vice-President, Vocal Division Chair of TMEA.

Eaton has served on the UIL Sight-reading and Prescribed Music List Selection Committees. An active clinician, she has conducted over 20 Texas All-Region choirs, the 2001 Arkansas All-State Treble choir and the 2006 Louisiana ACDA All-State Treble choir. She is currently serving as adjunct professor of Secondary Methods and conducts the Women's Choir at Sam Houston State University. Known for her innovative teaching styles, Eaton has presented numerous workshops and clinics for TMEA regions and school districts in Texas and Georgia, and for TCDA and TMEA conventions. She has published SMART (Sight Singing Made Accessible Readable and Teachable) and SMART MINOR sight-reading books. Mrs. Eaton resides in Spring, Texas with her husband Phil, head Principal at Montgomery High School in Montgomery ISD.

Carl Fischer Music has been a leader in providing quality educational and performance print music for more than a century. For more information about new publications from Carl Fischer Music or to locate a dealer near you, log on to or e-mail us at For a review copy of the publication listed in this release, please contact Heidi Vanderlee at 212.777.0900 ext. 230 or send an e-mail to at your convenience.

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