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Naxos of America Partners With Brigham Young University and the Seattle Symphony

FRANKLIN, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 -- The #1 independent classical music distributor in the United States and Canada is proud to welcome two U.S.-based labels to its distribution family. Naxos of America adds BYU Music Group and Seattle Symphony's newly created media arm to its roster.

BYU Music Group (byurecords.com) is an enterprise center in the School of Music at Brigham Young University, which is part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. BYU Music Group's mission is to bring music from Brigham Young University to the recorded platform. The organization's two record labels, BYU Records and Tantara Records, span the genres of choral, classical, contemporary, jazz and world music.

Launched in 2014, Seattle Symphony Media (recordings.seattlesymphony.org/Recordings) is the Seattle Symphony's independent record label. Seattle Symphony Media will include both studio recordings and performances captured live in concert. All recordings are led by Music Director Ludovic Morlot. The Seattle Symphony's previous catalog of over 140 recordings distributed on a number of labels including Naxos, has garnered 12 GRAMMY® nominations.

In addition to being an award-winning classical label, Naxos of America is the #1 independent classical music distributor in the U.S. and Canada. Specializing in state-of-the-art distribution, marketing and promotion, Naxos of America distributes nearly 50,000 titles on CD and DVD to traditional brick and mortar retail, as well as offers a comprehensive suite of services tailored to consumer direct fulfillment. Naxos of America is the largest digital distributor of independent classical music, supplying a catalog of over 50,000 albums to hundreds of digital download and mobile outlets worldwide. Naxos of America offers marketing, e-marketing, publicity, e-publicity, physical and digital e-commerce services, licensing opportunities, streaming services, sales and customer service for all new releases and active catalog titles of Naxos Records and more than 400 distributed labels.

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Raymond Bisha
Naxos Director of Media Relations, North America
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Kelly Rach
National Publicist, Naxos of America
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