Oral History Information
Tony Santorella opened his own music publishing company just north of Boston after learning the trade from the iconic publisher Charles Hansen. Tony was an All State trumpet player who studied music at the University of Miami in Florida. His incredible abilities as a player translated nicely to create method books and charts. After working for Charles Hansen, Tony formed Santorella Music Publishing, which offers books on band and orchestra instruments as well as accordion and ukulele among others. The company even publishes adult style coloring book featuring an array of instruments and fancy backgrounds, which Tony happily points out, is a big seller. His passion for the industry and in helping musicians, especially young students, is evident in all that Tony does!