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The FJH Music Company, Inc. was founded In January of 1988 by Frank and Gail Hackinson. Their children Kevin, Kyle, and Kerry have been with the company since its inception. As President and CEO, Frank J. Hackinson has built one of the nation's most exciting, best-selling educational print music catalogs. Featuring the publications of Helen Marlais, consisting of Succeeding at the Piano® Succeeding with the Masters®, The Festival Collection®, and In Recital® to name a few, this outstanding piano catalog continues to raise the level of music education to new heights.

Instrumentally, FJH proudly offers today's band directors and young musicians, new publications for concert band, string orchestra, chamber music, and jazz ensemble, from very easy to advanced levels including our two exciting methods Measures of Success® for School Band and String Orchestra and New Directions® for Strings for School Orchestra. FJH's instrumental writing team features exciting new composers and arrangers along with well-known names such as Brian Balmages and Soon Hee Newbold.

The FJH Music Company, Inc. offers today's teacher the best in educational music... with piano, band, string orchestra, and guitar material that is creative and pedagogically sound.

Frank J. Hackinson: The Man Behind The FJH Music Company, Inc.


FJH has built one of the nation’s most exciting, best-selling educational piano catalogs, which includes a variety of innovative instructional materials and original music by many outstanding writers and composers. Some of our featured writers include Helen Marlais, Kevin Olson, Edwin McLean, Timothy Brown, Kevin Costley, and Mary Leaf.


FJH is proud to present new Concert Band, Chamber Music, and Jazz Ensemble publications, from easy to advanced levels. Our instrumental writing team features exciting new composers and arrangers along with well-known names such as Brian Balmages. Instrumental music consumers can expect to see our usual high standards of excellence reflected in this extraordinary and rapidly expanding catalog. In addition to our performance music, we have several outstanding educational resources and our band method, Measures of Success®, that have been proven to develop the sound and technique of ensembles at all levels.


FJH is enjoying a rapidly growing admiration as a quality publisher of music for strings. Our catalog offers the latest in exciting string orchestra music, covering all grade levels and programming needs. In addition, FJH is proud of its string methods Measures of Success® for Strings and New Directions® for Strings, the first ever method written by a team of pedagogues representing each of the four stringed instruments.


Our exceptional guitar catalog features the best of contemporary methodology for the guitar, including The FJH Young Beginner Guitar Method, Everybody's Guitar Method, and supplementary materials. This ideal method for instructing young students can be used in private lessons as well as in the classroom. All guitar publications are carefully graded and correlated for each level of difficulty, allowing students to develop secure reading skills.


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