The State of Music Publishing

The State of Music Publishing

Except for ten months in 1980-81, Tom Broido has worked in the music publishing industry for 26 years. He has done virtually everything in the industry including selling, licensing, promotion, order filling, and retailing. In 1993 he was named Executive Vice President of Theodore Presser Company and has been President since April of 1995.

In addition to running Theodore Presser he is active in the Music Publishers’ Association of the United States and currently serves as First Vice President of that organization as well as Chairperson of its Research and Development Committee.

Mr. Broido enjoys speaking to young composers about music publishing whenever possible and has addressed composition students at more than a twenty universities and colleges.

Tom Broido is married to a singer and voice teacher and has two children. He resides in Havertown, Pennsylvania where he enjoys reading non-fiction, playing golf and, of course, music.

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