Thorp Music is an Australian print music publishing company. Thorp Music arrangements and compositions are written with the music educator in mind. The charts utilise progressive musical concepts without compromising entertainment value.
Thorp Music currently publishes works by 10 different arrangers and composers in their respective areas of expertise:- Joan Thorp, Mike Butcher, Martin Anderson, Frank Holdforth, Peter Corkill, Wei Cai Zhang, Dr Barry Bignell, Greg Butcher, Roger Downton and Adrian Hallam. Our writers are accredited and affiliated with organisations such as The Australian Music Teachers Association (MTA), The Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA), The Music Arrangers Guild of Australia (MAGA), Australian Music Centre (AMC), Trinity College London, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Australian Society of Musicology & Composition (ASMC), the Fellowship of Australian Composers (FAC) and The Orchestras of Australia Network (TOAN).
Sheet music categories include Concert Band (Wind Orchestra, Wind Symphony), Jazz Ensemble (Stage Band, Big Band, Jazz Combo), Flexible Ensemble (Classroom Ensemble, Mixed Ensemble, Quartets, Quintets), String Orchestra (String Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra) and Guitar Ensemble. Some of our more popular titles include, "Happy (from "Despicable Me 2")", “Mah Na Mah Na”, “Let’s Get Loud”, "Funky Town”, “I Got You (I Feel Good)”, “Moondance”, “I’m a Believer”, “The Fabulous Village People" (medley) and “Sway”.
Original Australian compositions, classical works and traditional Christmas titles are also available to choose from.
Our fun and exciting charts are available World-wide through popular retail music stores, mail-order and online.